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What future capabilities can police expect from dash cams?
Police dash cameras have evolved significantly since they were initially deployed in the early 2000s. A staple in most patrol cars, it’s truly amazing how much this tech continues to evolve. I reached ...
How LASD is using a new video-enabled UAS to enhance public safety
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell recently announced the department’s acquisition of an unmanned aircraft system for use in search and rescue, explosive ordnance detection, hazardous materials ...
Crowdsourcing crime: Why the public may be your best investigative asset
In the age of the smartphone, amateur video capturing the mundane to the extraordinary is ubiquitous. The public is always recording, and as law enforcement agencies continue to take advantage of the many ...
5 tactical considerations for throwable robot deployment
Leveraging technology to enhance public and officer safety is essential, and in just a handful of years, law enforcement agencies have come to depend on a variety of robot platforms to help them accomplish ...
Somebody, somewhere is recording: How police can obtain bystander videos
By Jennifer Rouse Bremer and Jack Williams If you are paying attention to the news, you will notice the massive amounts of personal (bystander) videos depicting chaotic scenes such as officer-involved ...
When body-worn cameras become a matter of the courts
You enter into a private conversation with another individual in the western section of Idaho and, as per your usual precautionary measure, you record the conversation. The next day, you meet the same ...
Cops weigh in: Video technology's impact on policing
In today’s world, you’d be hard pressed to find anything that’s having a bigger impact on law enforcement than video. From throwable robots to footage shot by the public, the rise of ...
Columbus police: 100,000 cruiser video files inadvertently deleted
By Beth Burger The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio — An estimated 100,000 dash-camera videos stored from Columbus Police Division traffic stops and call responses were deleted after an officer apparently ...
Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online
By Michael Tarm AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up ...
Memphis receives $6.1M grant to recruit, retain police
By Jennifer Pignolet The Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Shelby County Crime Commission issued a privately-funded, $6.1 million grant to the city of Memphis directed at recruitment ...
 




 





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