CAPS is an interdisciplinary research center at The University of Alabama dedicated to the implementation and utilization of cutting-edge technologies to enhance the public safety and well-being of the citizens of our state, nation and world.

Our substantial technology portfolio includes work in analytics, web and windows software development, data sharing and integration, GIS applications, mobile app development, data hosting, and website design and development.

Our software is utilized in several states and has changed the way that law enforcement, traffic engineers and many other disciplines conduct business, resulting in more crimes being solved, more lives being saved on the highways and greater efficiencies in several areas across the government IT enterprise.

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Access public crash data information for the purposes of analysis, research, and reporting.

ALGO Traffic App

Algo Traffic

View real-time traffic updates for Alabama roadways via the Algo website or mobile app.

Crash Facts Book

Crash Facts Book

Read the most recent compendium of Alabama crash statistics published by ALDOT.

Our Specialties

Our research and development activities are centered on the application of novel technology in the following disciplines

Our Mission

The Center for Advanced Public Safety will engage in innovative, state-of-the-art software research and development, with the primary goal of making the world a safer and better place. In addition, our advancements in technology will serve as an engine for advancing interdisciplinary research at The University of Alabama.