But as inves­ti­ga­tors have expanded the depth and reach of the infor­ma­tion they col­lect, the tools needed to ana­lyze that growing pile of data have not kept up.

Unless you’re Columbo, you can’t do that kind of analysis your­self,” said Glenn Pierce, prin­cipal research sci­en­tist for the School of Crim­i­nology and Crim­inal Jus­tice at North­eastern University.

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