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  • Click & Collect a crook! New tech keeping cops on the streets We were delighted when West Midlands Police announced, as part of a new technology roll-out that they estimate to be saving the force 550,000 officer hours a year. One of the new practices bringing benefits is a process they’re calling “Click & Collect a Crook” which is one of the things that has been made possible by the introduction ...
  • Bluestar Attending P4Health England Bluestar is pleased to be attending the P4Health England event at the NEC in Birmingham. While our customers have historically been police focused, much of our technology stack is equally applicable to the challenges faced by the UK’s public health agencies. We are taking this opportunity to showcase our capabilities to the NHS ...
  • Corvus Conference & User Group 2018 We are pleased to announce the date and venue of our annual Conference & User Group. Our conference will be held at the Mallory Court Country Hotel in Royal Leamington Spa (CV33 9QB) on Wednesday 10th October 2018 running from 10:00 until 16:30. We will have a number of interesting speakers including Mandy Hickson a former ...
  • Corvus Mobile Release Bluestar is pleased to announce the latest release of the Corvus mobile platform. The revisions include a range of new features and improved compatibility for older versions of operating systems. Of course, support for the latest Android, iOS and Windows devices is still provided as standard. Improvements include the simplification of intelligence submissions, extended ‘One Search’ ...
  • Visual Corvus Upgrade Project Launched Bluestar are pleased to launch a new project to upgrade the look and feel of Visual Corvus. Visual Corvus has for many years provided officers with a simple yet powerful way of mapping relationships between nominals, locations, vehicles and the events they are associated with. The product is now due an upgrade taking ...
  • Corvus Conference & User Group 2017 As well as the regular user group meeting, there are a number of guest speakers arranged for the event. The topics covered will include Digital Asset and Evidence Management, Operational Mobile Policing and Intelligent Call Response. In addition there will be a number of interactive demonstrations and workshops taking place. As well as offering the ...
  • Bluestar Conference We are delighted to confirm the date and venue for our annual conference. This will take place on the 20th September at the De Vere Heythrop Park, OX7 5UE. As usual, there are a number of guest speakers attending and Bluestar will be showcasing our latest developments. Corvus Conference & User Group 2017 see details If ...
  • Police Strategy Forum 2017 We are very pleased to announce that our second year at the Police strategy Forum 2017 held at Heythrop Park on 20 & 21 June 2017 was a great success. Bluestars’ technical and user requirement experts had chance to demonstrate, give advice and answer questions about Bluestars full range of Police related products. Our guest speaker at ...
  • Electronic Vulnerability Assessments Vulnerability in the modern world is complex and stems from a range of issues such as domestic abuse and mental health concerns. Ensuring that victims and those at risk are correctly assessed places a very significant administrative burden on Police Forces and supporting agencies. Legislation requirements unfortunately means that more time can be spent on ...
  • Tread Finder Go Live Readers may be aware of the recent developments linked to the automatic scanning of footwear during the custody process for the Metropolitan Police Service. This was the subject of a recent Crimewatch piece discussing the value of the intelligence gained and the cost savings from the removal of the existing paper based approach. After a thorough ...