Presentation on theme: "®. Background Information ETS joined with FBI to create a Website (free to law enforcement agencies) to assist in robbery captures Color photos/descriptions."— Presentation transcript:
Background Information ETS joined with FBI to create a Website (free to law enforcement agencies) to assist in robbery captures Color photos/descriptions of bank robbers in each city/jurisdiction still at large 24-hour access to citizens/bank employees/news media Map of where crime occurred Citizens can provide around the clock confidential info to law enforcement
BanditTracker.com Initially designed by the FBI and ETS in 2007, the site is a compilation of four-color robbery suspect photos and descriptions and is equipped with more than a dozen search engines for widespread viewing and information sharing.
BanditTracker.com Easily print WANTED posters with a click of a button!
BanditTracker.com Locations BanditTracker.com sites are currently active in – Texas – San Diego – Arkansas – Chicago – St. Louis – Kansas – Georgia – Newark/New York City/Albany/Buffalo – New Orleans – Arizona – Nashville
Notable Capture Events Notable captures attributed to BanditTracker.com – Arrest of a suspect for multiple serial robberies in Houston, San Antonio and Austin – Capture of a suspect in a $1 million armored car robbery in Dallas – Capture in Little Rock just days after the site was launched – Arrest of the notorious Scarecrow Bandit ring in Dallas – The arrest of numerous suspects in Chicago
Easy to Access/Easy to Use Over 2,100,000 visits to the sites Visitors from 10,000 different cities worldwide Suspect photos displayed over 30 million times Over 4,000 site visits per day Over 75,000 images viewed daily Links from over 1,100 sites
A Hands-On Tool for the FBI Some of our best info on the Scarecrow Bandits is coming from viewers visiting the site. - Special Agent John Wetherington, FBI 4/22/08
BanditTracker.com A True Example of the Community Coalition at Work!