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Brian Cain is a sergeant with the Holly Springs (Ga.) Police Department, and is known as the "Millennial cop" on Twitter. He has been in law enforcement since 2000. He hosts and produces a podcast for Millennials in law enforcement.



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Michael Bostic

Mike Bostic, of Raytheon Corp.'s Civil Communication Solutions group, specializes in open architecture, systems integration of communications and data programs. Mike spent 34 years with the LAPD. He managed IT and facility development, as well as the SWAT Board of Inquiry, which developed new command-and-control systems.
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<p>Screen shot from Coplink on Cloud (Photo: IBM)</p>

IBM Introduces Cloud Version of Coplink  

June 23, 2015
IBM i2 Coplink uses sophisticated analytics and "fuzzy" searches to allow investigators to discover hidden relationships and patterns that can be used to solve crimes. Geospatial mapping features in the software can quickly create maps, highlighting types of incidents such as arson, burglaries, or prowling by specific dates or times of day, and location.

Four Important Communication Technology Trends For 2015  

June 2, 2015
Cellular convergence and the importance of end-user application guided the development of nearly half of Pryme’s new product introductions for 2015.
<p>Photo of theft suspects arrested in Dayton, Ohio, by officers using Assisted Patrol bait devices.</p>

Bait Devices Help Law Enforcement Crack Down on Cellphone, Tablet Theft  

April 13, 2015
Through its bait program using Assisted Patrol-equipped devices, Dayton arrested and convicted four individuals who had been arrested for a total of 45 felonies and theft from automobiles in the downtown precinct decreased by 80%for over one year. These results were achieved without stakeouts and with no overtime expenses.

The Constantly Evolving Technological Needs in Community-Police Relations  

February 9, 2015
Pulling data from law enforcement records can be difficult, which is why an analytics software platform could be key to promoting relationships with the community. With a map-based tool, agencies can analyze their crime and calls-for-service data to create geographical profiles to see where crimes are being committed and reported. With these profiles, agencies can better see where officers need to be more visible and to interact with the community as a crime prevention tactic.
<p>TASER Axon Flex (Photo: Mark W. Clark)</p>

How are On-body Video Cameras Holding up?  

May 2, 2014
There are many choices in on-body video cameras for officers. Here are the most important things to keep in mind when looking for those systems.
<p>Future Trends in Accellerating Technology conference.</p>

Are You Ready for the Future of Policing?  

December 30, 2013
There’s a chat-bot out there that knows what dialog to use to elicit the right information from the predator to get an identification and conviction. So maybe in the not too distant future, cyber detectives will not have to make their own undercover profiles and spend hours chatting with sexual predators.

Digital Forensics: What's to Come?  

November 25, 2013
Mobile devices have opened Pandora's Box, making digital forensics a much more volatile technology as cyber criminals find new avenues to carry out attacks. And law enforcement needs to keep up.

Digital Forensics: A Decade of Changes  

November 11, 2013
While the Internet has dramatically increased and facilitated the creation and distribution of child pornography, it has also given police a stronger ability to detect and track cases.
<p>Photo of &quot;CSI: Crime Scene Investigation&quot; courtesy of CBS.</p>

The Real-Time Benefits of Cloud Computing  

October 7, 2013
Cloud software connects the end user directly to the technology provider, it updates instantly, evolves constantly to the user’s particular needs, and is both secure and reliable.
<p>Photo courtesy of LAPPL.</p>

L.A. Police Union Supports On-Body Cameras  

October 4, 2013
Video recordings will enhance cases by documenting crimes, as well as refuting frivolous claims of police misconduct or brutality. The best evidence against made-up tales of police abuse has been the complete, unedited video footage of an incident.
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