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How Data-Led Insights Can Help Build Safer Communities

By Tessera Data

The Rising Public Safety Issue

The truth is undeniably the numbers – The Federal Trade Commission reported that in the United States one in ten adults will fall victim to a scam or fraud every year with a majority of these occurrences taking place online. 

Pew Research Center has measured that 41% of Americans have experienced some form of online harassment, which includes: offensive name-calling, purposeful embarrassment, stalking, physical threats, harassment over a sustained period of time, and sexual harassment. 

Across the nation, organizations are turning to a data-driven approach to transform the standard for public safety. 

 Communities are learning how criminal data research can make a difference in preventing potentially dangerous interactions. 

The challenge is finding easily accessible, coherent criminal insights for risk identification, mitigation, and management. 

Assuring maximum possible accuracy in people-risk assessment can be quite difficult with scattered and inconsistent criminal data collection.

With an abundance of diverse data sets across thousands of sources, it can be quite a cumbersome task, which has made it difficult and time-consuming to retrieve this pertinent risk mitigation information.


The Resolution for Improving Community Safety Insight Accessibility and Quality

While finding the data can be challenging, adopting a data-driven preventative and continuous risk management approach for your community creates an additional layer of precaution while establishing customer loyalty and protecting your brand’s reputation. 

Digitized solutions for retrieving people data are revolutionizing the way leaders make decisions in regards to trust & safety decisions for their community members. 


Acquiring Immediate Data-led Trust and Safety Insights

Automation is breaking the barriers for faster, more efficient criminal data research while eliminating human bias for better-informed decision-making that helps keep communities safe. 

Using modern processes, you can find the criminal insights you need quickly and accurately, at a fraction of the cost previous methods would have cost. 

Foster the trust and safety of your community by setting the bar high for preventative measures with a full-scope risk assessment and continual risk management. 

If you are seeking instantaneous or continuous screening methods, then a digitized composition of criminal records would likely be the best solution for you. 

Bring a new level of awareness to risk mitigation and management with access to fast, broad-coverage data through an instant criminal database. 


How to Select the Right Data Insights Provider for Your Community

To find the right criminal data provider, it will be beneficial to establish a set of objectives for the data you want to receive so you can reach your data-led insight goals. 

First, determine how you will access the information. 

There are a few ways to access innovative databases:

  1. Through the data provider’s client portal
  2. Through an API integration partner
  3. Through creating your own proprietary API

Next, dictate your search criteria and cadence. 

How often do you want to run searches and what specific information is important to you?

You can run searches as frequently as you deem necessary and can narrow searches to pull the information that is most relevant to your organization’s safety needs. 

Develop the best search strategy for your business to manage search costs. 

Now it’s time to consult with a vendor to better understand if their product offering aligns with your previously established, data-driven community safety goals. 

Get Access to 99% of the US Population’s Criminal Records with Tessera Data™.

Tessera Data can give you the key to over 800 million criminal records for substantial person-risk awareness through thousands of data sources.

Uncover information across an assortment of sources through a united provider:

  • 2,000+ government sources
  • 900+ sex offender sources
  • 700+ Patriot Global watch list sources
  • 260+ court sources
  • 80+ Department of Correction sources
  • 70+ warrant sources 
  • 60+ arrest sources 

Search once with extensive data coverage to allow for a more manageable, cost and time-efficient resource.

See the bigger picture by searching criminal records, sex offender registries, and security watchlists to accurately assess an individual’s criminal history and help make your community safe. 

Better Data for Better Insights

Reveal the true value of information. Learn more about using our criminal database for community trust and safety to build a brighter future.

Want more information? Get in touch with us!  

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