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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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Roger served over 20 years with the NYPD, where he spearheaded the NYPD’s first dedicated facial recognition unit. The unit has conducted more than 8,500 facial recognition investigations, with over 3,000 possible matches and approximately 2,000 arrests. Roger’s enhancement techniques are now recognized worldwide and have changed law enforcement’s approach to the utilization of facial recognition technology.

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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.
<p>The Mobile Digital Forensics solution runs on Dell's Latitude E6400 XFR rugged laptop.</p>

Dell Introduces Digital Forensic System for Field Officers  

March 24, 2011
The new solution lets officers in the field quickly and securely identify evidence on a wide variety of digital devices, including Windows, Linux, and Macintosh computers, and cell phones. The system also reads memory cards.

Public Safety Interoperability Requires a Neutral Party  

March 18, 2011
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, as well as the ongoing nuclear power plant malfunctions there, serves as a grim reminder that similar disasters can occur here in the U.S. We need to better equip police officers, firefighters and other public safety personnel, so they can respond immediately and cohesively to emergency situations.
<p><em><strong>U.S. Cop is organized into tabs such as Index, Case Law, Training and Messages.</strong></em></p>

App Review: U.S. Cop  

March 17, 2011
With this review of U.S. Cop, POLICE Magazine launches a twice-monthly series of reviews of smartphone apps for officers on both the iPhone and Android platforms.
Image via ConnectedCOPS.net.

New Media, Old Media, and Policing  

February 4, 2011
Most of law enforcement has watched the information age and rising knowledge-worker revolution as curious observers. We should instead embrace the opportunities these innovations have brought us, and communicate directly with the public. After all, we work for them.
Illustration via Flickr (Ernesto Lago).

Cops Tackle Social Media at SMILE Conference  

January 10, 2011
It's now become nearly impossible for law enforcement agencies to remain uninvolved in social media. Enter the Social Media, the Internet, and Law Enforcement (SMILE) conference.
Photo via Flickr (Ninja M.).

Give Smartphones To Field Cops  

December 16, 2010
Once these decision-makers accept what field cops instinctively know — that smartphones are the future — public safety departments will move quickly to adopt technologies that already exist.

Verizon Activates Initial 4G Markets  

December 6, 2010
Law enforcement agencies are anticipating next-gen networks to deploy or expand municipal surveillance networks (if budgets allow). Connected cameras will help patrol officers work more seamlessly with central command centers to apprehend fleeing suspects and halt crimes in progress.
More and more law enforcement agencies are turning to wireless surveillance networks to help officers identify suspects and vehicles. Photo courtesy of Gardena PD.

Video Network Brings Real-Time Data to Pursuing Officers  

November 11, 2010
The Gardena (Calif.) PD is the latest to implement a wireless surveillance camera network to help identify suspects and vehicles in city facilities, parks and public thoroughfares.
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