Survey shows that citizens want more communications technology to improve public safety

As reported recently on GovTech.com, a new survey released by Accenture reveals that citizens across the board want more ways to report crime and help support crime reduction in their neighborhoods. In fact, more than two-thirds of respondents believe that technology is at the heart of the matter. Underscoring the need for increased use of… Read more »


Citizen Engagement Tips for National Night Out

Today, Tuesday, August 7, 2012  marks the 29th annual National Night Out.  National Night Out (NNO) is a unique group of crime and drug prevention events sponsored National Association of Town Watch (NATW).  The campaign involves citizens, civic groups, businesses, law enforcement agencies, neighborhood organizations and local officials from all 50 states, US territories, Canadian… Read more »


How social media has changed government-to-citizen interaction

This is part two in our David Kirkpatrick video series. Did you catch yesterday’s video? David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect,” sat down with us after our social media conference to discuss how Facebook and social media has changed the way government interacts with citizens. He also delves into the question that many government… Read more »