Sergeant Matthew Barter has been with the Manchester Police Department for 10 years and is currently assigned to the patrol division. He was previously a Task Force Officer with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and Crime Analyst with the Crime Analysis Unit. Detective Barter has implemented numerous evidence-based policing practices within the agency, to include a data-driven hotspot policing concept and violent crime reduction initiatives. Recently, Detective Barter worked to integrate National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) technology and gun crime intelligence into strategic planning processes with law enforcement partners. He holds a master's degree and bachelor's degree in criminal justice and is interested in pursuing research regarding police patrol patterns as well as place-based crime. Detective Barter also serves as a SWAT Officer and leads the Tactical Emergency Medical Support Unit.