“Public sources provide a lot of information to prevent, detect and investigate criminal activities. This information is essential in my work as a police officer. Organizing and storing data for research has always been a lot of work. With the OsiScraper I scrape the necessary information offline very quickly, without it being stored on an external cloud or browser.
The latter is very important: because of the confidentiality of my investigation, it is necessary that the information is only stored on my own computer.
I also have access to the community, where users share their knowledge. In addition, we can share our advanced scrapes within our organization, so that everyone with a license can use them. This not only saves us a lot of time, but also makes the work that much easier. We can start scraping at the press of a button.”
Examples: social media, dark web, marketplaces, registers, geo-information.