Palo Alto, California
October 24, 2018
The Liberty Mid-Atlantic HIDTA (High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) has selected DataWalk as its analytical platform to support the collection, analysis, and sharing of intelligence information throughout its operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to dismantle and disrupt narcotics distribution networks and drug trafficking organizations.
The Liberty Mid-Atlantic (LMA) HIDTA, funded under the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), will use DataWalk as a distributed platform to enhance their ability acquire and share data among multiple jurisdictions, law enforcement agencies, and drug interdiction operations. DataWalk will provide the LMA HIDTA new analytical capabilities to connect the dots and expose relationships among drug dealers and regional threats related to heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl-related substances, prescription drugs (principally opioids), cocaine, and marijuana.
“DataWalk is a game-changer,” said Jeremiah Daley, Executive Director of the LMA HIDTA. “DataWalk provides us with new methods and capabilities for exchanging data, analyzing complex relationships, and quickly identifying criminal activity based on community priorities and needs. It promotes sharing and collaboration among the different law enforcement agencies, enables discovery and deconflicts across cases, and enables better intelligence-led policing.”
“We are excited to support the LMA HIDTA as we continue to expand our presence in the law enforcement analytics market,” said Gabe Gotthard, DataWalk CEO. “Law enforcement agencies see unique value in the ability of DataWalk to link together all their data in one place, deliver sophisticated data analysis, and automate their crime reporting without the need for extensive technical expertise.”
The mission of the Liberty Mid-Atlantic (LMA) HIDTA is to reduce drug trafficking and related violent crime in Philadelphia and the surrounding area, by facilitating interagency cooperation at the local, state and federal level; improving intelligence gathering, analysis, and sharing; and providing mission-critical resources and services to regional law enforcement agencies. Agencies on the Executive Board of the LMA HIDTA include the FBI, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, the Philadelphia Police Department, and others. For more information see lmahidta.org.
DataWalk is a next-generation analytical platform for revealing patterns, relationships, and anomalies for large-scale, multi-source intelligence operations. Using a massively scalable big-data engine, combined with user-friendly visual interfaces, DataWalk eliminates the restrictions of data silos, allowing agencies to import and blend data from multiple sources rapidly. DataWalk provides a singular data view using intuitive visualizations including histograms, link charts, maps, and timelines for faster intelligence-led decision-making using secure workflows for capturing organizational knowledge and delivering accurate, complete, and consistent results. The company’s patented software technologies power its products and provide breakthrough capabilities to its customers. DataWalk Inc. is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and also has operations in Washington D.C. For more information see www.datawalk.com.
Bob Thomas, VP Marketing, [email protected]