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Police data mining firm cuts big US military deal

Data collection, sharing and mining firm i2 runs COPLINK software, used by police throughout the nation to share and analyze information. The company just scored a 9.6 million dollar deal with the US army to do the same work for the military.

COPLINK software is used by the Boston Police Department at their fusion center, the Boston Regional Intelligence Center, or BRIC. The BPD has signed information sharing agreements with police departments as far away as Orange County, California. Read more about COPLINK and i2.

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