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Evidence Management Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

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  • 120 Pages
  • January 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 4535723
The Evidence Management Market is expected to register a CAGR of 18% over the forecast period 2021 - 2026. Unearthing huge amount of evidence data is no longer being preferred on spreadsheets, rather it is being shifted to a centralized repository, where there is maintenance chain of custody along with setting up of alerts for evidence management.
  • Throughout the world, law enforcement agencies have been utilizing body-worn cameras as a promising tool to improve evidentiary outcomes, enhance the safety of, and enhance interactions between officers and the public. The cameras also prove to be an essential tool to assist broader law enforcement, problem-solving, and community engagement strategies within jurisdictions.
  • With millions of vehicles commuting daily, car accidents are bound to happen. The usage of vehicle dash cameras has expanded significantly over the past few years due to a rise in the number of accidents and vehicle thefts, which have led to the government mandating the installation of dashcams.
  • Collected data can be compromised if hackers manage to get access to the system. Even one piece of data missing/tampered could challenge law enforcement. As data is generated from various sources like e-mails, text messages, transactions, online accounts, images, and browsing histories, the evidence management system should be tamper-proof.
  • However, the lack of skilled professional staff and complexities associated with cyber crimes are some of the major challenges that digital evidence management market.
  • Japan has announced a USD 2.2 billion stimulus package to help its manufacturers to shift their production facilities out of China as the COVID-19 Pandemic disrupted the supply chain. The package specifies USD 2 billion for companies shifting production back to Japan and remaining for those seeking to move production to other regions. This shift in the production facilities would initially affect the revenue generation of the body-worn camera manufacturers.

Key Market Trends

Cloud Deployment to Dominate the Market
  • Evidence is the backbone of policing and as crimes continue to grow in complexity, police is looking to the cloud to help manage the increase in digital evidence.
  • As multimedia becomes abundant, evidence such as images and videos from mobile phones, CCTV, GPS data, SMS and Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) play a greater part in criminal investigations. Their volume is increasing day by day which s causing police to adopt cloud.
  • Cloud computing provides several benefits to organizations such as increased flexibility, scalability and reduced cost.
  • Deployment on cloud should be scalable, but also acknowledge the privacy and security of sensitive information. For instance, NICE Investigate solution is hosted on the Microsoft Azure Government cloud, as it meets the most stringent compliance standards in the world – including the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Security Policy.

North America to Hold the Highest Market Share
  • The market for evidence management has evolved rapidly in the region. Especially, the usage of body worn camera has evolved rapidly, since federal funding programs in the United States for law enforcement body-worn cameras were announced in 2014. This funding and subsequent initiatives have stimulated and accelerated increases in the shipments of body-worn cameras in the United States. More than half of the medium to large police departments in the United States use or are testing body-worn cameras in a pilot program at present.
  • Moreover, nearly one third of the 18,000 state and local police departments in the United States are purchasing body-cameras for their officers. This number is only expected to increase, fueling the market’s growth positively. Also, the New Orleans Police Department plans to pay USD 1.2 million for body-cameras, with much of the cost going toward storage. According to largest law enforcement agencies in Kern County, Calif, body-worn cameras would offer a valuable service for officers and the general public.
  • According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, 43 of 68 police departments in major cities in the United States have body-worn camera programs with policies in place, with 24 making them quickly and publicly available on their department websites. At least five departments: Chicago, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Parker (Colorado), and Washington D.C. provide the individuals who were recorded access to the footage.
  • Various companies and startups have made significant investments to increase their presence in the region and aid the adoption rate in the region. The existing companies have been innovating new products, such as body worn cameras and vehicle dash cameras, to expand the product portfolio to gain market traction and increase their market share.

Competitive Landscape

The market is fragmented due to data generated from various sources which is causing vendors to come up with the latest market offerings.
  • April 2020 - FileOnQ Inc. announced that the Georgia State University Police Department has chosen to implement the EvidenceOnQ system to manage their physical evidence. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the department of 134 officers chose the EvidenceOnQ software solution to improve the efficiency and integrity of their property and evidence operations.​
  • July 2020 - A bill by two DC area members of Congress to mandate body cameras for federal police officers, launched after the 2017 slaying of Bijan Ghaisar by two US Park Police officers, got a jolt of momentum when it was included in the House of Representatives' wide-ranging legislation on police reform.
  • October 2020 - NICE launched the Evidencentral Marketplace, the first open, digital evidence management ecosystem of technology companies designed to make it simpler, faster, and more cost-effective for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement agencies to bring evidence together, to unearth hidden evidence, accelerate case building, and address evidence disclosure challenges.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Assessment of Impact of COVID-19 on Evidence Management Market
4.3 Market Drivers
4.3.1 Rising Crime Rate Globally is Leading to Market Expansion
4.4 Market Restraints
4.4.1 Data Stored can be Tampered, Affecting the Security of Data
4.5 Major Policies and Regulations
4.6 Value Chain Analysis
4.7 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.7.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.7.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.7.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.7.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.7.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 Deployment
5.1.1 On-premise
5.1.2 Cloud
5.2 Component
5.2.1 Hardware Body-worn Camera Vehicle Dash Camera Citywide Camera Public Transit Video
5.2.2 Software
5.2.3 Services (Consulting, Training, and Support)
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 North America
5.3.2 Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Latin America
5.3.5 Middle East & Africa
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 NICE Ltd
6.1.2 QueTel Corporation
6.1.3 Police1 (Lexipol)
6.1.4 Hitachi Vantara Corporation
6.1.5 Panasonic Corporation
6.1.6 Motorola Solutions Inc.
6.1.7 Oracle Corporation
6.1.8 CaseGuard
6.1.9 COBAN Technologies Inc.
6.1.10 Porter Lee Corporation
6.1.11 Finalcover LLC
6.1.12 IBM Corporation

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • NICE Ltd
  • QueTel Corporation
  • Police1 (Lexipol)
  • Hitachi Vantara Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Motorola Solutions Inc.
  • Oracle Corporation
  • CaseGuard
  • COBAN Technologies Inc.
  • Porter Lee Corporation
  • Finalcover LLC
  • IBM Corporation