Tom Joyce

Lieutenant Detective Commander & Commanding Officer of the Cold Case Squad and the 79th Precinct Detective Squad, NYPD (retired)

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Tom Joyce is a retired 20-year member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in the rank of Lieutenant Commander of Detectives. During his time there, he commanded the NYPD Cold Case Squad in addition to many other roles within the detective and organized crime bureaus. After retiring from NYPD, Tom has since worked in business and product development roles for top information and security firms, helping to bring the latest technology to law enforcement officers throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Currently, Tom is a member of the International Homicide Investigators Association’s Advisory Board, lectures on key subjects relating to homicide investigation, and continues to publish his findings on criminal investigations and investigative techniques.

Areas of expertise

License plate recognition
Facial recognition
Crime Gun Intelligence
Pattern crime investigations

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License Plate Recognition (LPR)

Receiving real-time alerts on vehicles of interest matters when it comes to interrupting potential threats or stopping a criminal in their tracks. LPR technology provides those real-time notifications as well as helps officers use historical detections to generate investigative leads.

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Facial Recognition

Our facial recognition technology allows face examiners to use built-in software tools from cameras, such as ATMs, doorbells, CCTV, and social media to generate meaningful investigative leads.

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Crime Gun Intelligence

Take the guesswork out of crime gun investigations by using our software to capture, analyze, and compare fired cartridge cases and visualize evidence in shooting events. Generate real-time investigative leads from the scene of the crime or the lab, and share findings across jurisdictions.

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