Mike King

Mike King

Global Industry Manager, Public Safety
– Esri, US

  • Mike King’s contribution to law enforcement has spanned more than four decades and his expertise in the investigation of violent crime is world-renowned. Currently, King is the Global Industry Manager for Emergency Call Taking, Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management at Esri.

  • In his home state of Utah, King retired from public safety after a distinguished career in law enforcement which included serving as Chief of Staff to the Utah Attorney General. He was tapped to join a select few law enforcement professionals to serve on the FBI’s ViCAP (Violent Criminal Apprehension Program) National Advisory Board, reviewing policies and procedures and providing guidance on the creation of a national database for missing persons and unsolved homicides. Mike continues to provide behavioral assessments in unsolved serial crimes through the Cold Case Foundation.

  • Globally, King has worked with law enforcement leaders across every continent of the world on unsolved criminal cases and the implementation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into daily policing workflows, including fusion, intelligence and real-time crime centres. He is a renowned leader in organising and developing multi-agency, multi-disciplinary task forces, fusion, intelligence and real time crime centres at all levels of government. Along with this, King is a 6-time published author and has appeared in a number of award-winning documentaries on the Discovery Channel, A&E and others.

News Emerging role of GIS in crime analysis

Emerging role of GIS in crime analysis

Geospatial World hears from Law Enforcement Expert, Mike King just how far criminal operations have come with modern analytics.
 

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News Shedding new light on old cold cases

Shedding new light on old cold cases

An ex-criminal profiler discusses how mapping technology and dental information could shed new light on the murder of Betty Shanks. Read the Courier Mail’s exclusive report.

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Dashboard Real-time visualisation in emergency response

Real-time visualisation in emergency response

Using simulated data from the City of Oakland, California, this operations dashboard shows how authorities can use real-time field data to make crucial decisions.

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Dashboard Monitoring opioid abuse in Arizona

Monitoring opioid abuse in Arizona

Hear how the City of Tempe, Arizona, shares GIS-powered dashboards to monitor opioid abuse to communicate the scope of the problem and educate local communities.

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Interview Analysing the opioid epidemic with GIS

Analysing the opioid epidemic with GIS

Geospatial technology is delivering real-time insights to combat the US opioid epidemic. Law enforcement expert, Mike King, discusses how it could be used to combat drug-related deaths in Australia.

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Interview Investigating cold cases in a new light

Investigating cold cases in a new light

Using DNA in forensic investigations helps to shed light on old cold cases. So too does location data – Geospatial law enforcement expert, Mike King, explains the possibilities.

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Interview GIS assisting criminal profilers

GIS assisting criminal profilers

Criminal profilers have typically used behavioural profiling to identify suspects. Hear how the addition of geographic profiling and visualisation can help solve crimes faster.

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Interview Turning back time with mapping technology

Turning back time with mapping technology

While investigators sometimes can’t even go back to the crime scene in a cold case, mapping technology can combine information from multiple sources to reveal important clues.

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Dashboard Data-driven emergency response

Data-driven emergency response

Mike King, Esri’s public safety expert, discusses how fire and police teams in the City of Ogden, Utah use shared, interactive dashboards to monitor and respond to critical situations.

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Interview Why police are relying on GIS technology

Why police are relying on GIS technology

Mapping technology is transforming the way law enforcement authorities analyse and solve crimes. Mike King discusses how to get from possibilities to probabilities faster.

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