Tools and methods

IcARUS’ 17 partners discuss how to reassess and improve urban security tools during their coordination meeting

Paris, France, December 2020 – The Efus-led IcARUS (Innovative AppRoaches to Urban Security) project held online its first coordination meeting on 17 December, gathering representatives from the consortium’s 17 partners, which include six European cities*, to discuss the project’s main … More

Call for expert – project “BeSecure-FeelSecure”

“Benchmarking exercise:  regarding the use of the BSFS evaluation-categories on the real or perceived security at the local level” – Call for applications –  The BeSecure-FeelSecure (BSFS) project is a new type of project as it was selected in the … More

Web Conferences on Technology and Social Innovation in Urban Security

At Efus, we consider that innovation includes not only technological tools but also social ones. We understand innovation in urban security as new solutions and new ways of approaching existing and emerging problems. These tools can aim to facilitate the … More

Crime alerting applications – Can a better understanding of crime lead to better victim support by local security actors?

Paris, France, November 2020 – Can crime alerting applications improve victim support? Can they provide reliable information on the dark number of crime and on feelings of insecurity? What are their legal, ethical and social implications? These were the main … More

Working group on Security & Innovation: successful launch and exciting new events to come

Paris, France, October 2020 – Over the past few months, Efus’ working group on Security & Innovation organised three web conferences on new technologies in urban security, which gathered in total some 90 participants: representatives of European local and regional … More

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