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Brian Cain

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.

Michael Bostic

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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Nixle Reboots Text Messaging Service for LE  

August 22, 2011
The Nixle Connect SMS text-messaging service is now being offered at no charge to agencies. Earlier this month, Nixle rolled out its Dial and InterConnect "add-ons" that expand its capabilities when the mission is on the line.

App Review: Police Pad  

August 4, 2011
With Police Pad for Android, officers can fully document calls for service, including typed notes, photographs, and any audio recordings.
<p>Photo: <a href="">Gavin St. Ours</a></p>

Interoperability: 10 Years Too Long  

July 1, 2011
Regardless of the finer details, the fact remains that Americans and public safety agencies have waited far too long for an interoperable public safety broadband network. Now — not next year or the one after — is the time for Congress to lay aside differences and stand behind the more than 2 million first responders who serve this country.
<p><em><strong>Personnel can gain a quick, multi-department summary of events (upper left) and drill down to manage events and incidents as they occur.</strong></em></p>

IBM IOC Solution Helps LE Coordinate Across City, Respond to Crises  

June 6, 2011
Patterned in part after the NYPD real-time crime center, the IBM IOC is intended to analyze and distill data to provide timely information relevant to the individual officer.

Smartphones: How Defense Attorneys Can Use Discovery Rules To Ensnare You  

June 1, 2011
Because smartphone technology is relatively new, the Supreme Court has not decided a case that specifically addresses the question of what types of law enforcement smartphone records are discovery material.

App Review: Smart Tools  

May 10, 2011
Smart Tools is a paid app for Android smartphones that provides tools for length and angle, distance and height, sound and vibration as well as a compass and metal detector. For less than a cup of cappamochafrappajava, this app provides all the measurement tools you need in the field.

Sickening "Dog Wars" Game Muzzled  

April 28, 2011
When the media started calling for the LAPPL's comment on a new Android video game app, we took one look at the content and decided to take the gloves off. The game in question was the sickening "Dog Wars," which lets players raise and train their virtual dogs to fight.
<p><em><strong>Screenshots: BigTwit Software.</strong></em></p>

App Review: Droid Law  

April 27, 2011
DroidLaw 2.0, which was released in March to the Android Market, is very useful for field officers because it allows officers to search sections of state criminal (penal) codes on their mobile devices. This saves valuable time, so officers don't have to pull out the "old code book" and search for the right law or keyword.

App Review: Spanish for Police  

April 13, 2011
Exact Magic Software's Spanish for Police provides Spanish commands and questions organized in basic law enforcement categories such as Officer Safety, Arrests; Searching Suspects; Miranda Warning; DUI/HGN and others.
<p>Police Partner allows officers to make field notes in their smartphone, rather than in clunky field notebooks.</p>

App Review: Police Partner  

March 30, 2011
Police Partner by Clickz Designs takes away the need for clunky police notebooks and allows you to write all of your notes right there on your iPhone for review later.
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