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<p>Kustom Signals&#39; Vantage body-worn camera can upload files wirelessly to the company&#39;s Eyewitness in-car system so that officers don&#39;t have to turn in their cameras at the end of their shifts. Photo: Kustom Signal</p>

Body-Worn Cams: Making Sure You Get the Video  

Many of the most innovative features on the current generation of law enforcement body-worn camera systems are all about ensuring the evidence is captured as accurately as possible, that it can be integrated with other video capture systems, and it can be redacted.

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LPR Technology  

Here are some of the latest LPR products for law enforcement on the market right now.

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Next-Generation Headsets and Mics  

Law enforcement officers accustomed to using smartphones with wireless devices in their personal lives are itching to use the same type of technology on duty. And manufacturers of headsets, microphones, and wireless devices are working to meet that challenge.

<p>This screen shot from Telogis Ford Telematics shows some of the information that the system captures. (Photo: Telogis)</p>

The Benefits of Telematics  

Experts say telematics can save agencies money and prevent officers and civilians from being injured or even killed in patrol vehicle accidents.

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WatchGuard Video: Evidence in the Ether  

WatchGuard Video's Cloud-Share helps agencies find, copy, distribute, and track digital evidence via the cloud while still maintaining the original data in their on-premises servers.

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NYPD Commissioner Says Police Plagued by People Filming Arrests

The United States is suffering from an "epidemic" of people recording law enforcement officers making arrests, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday.

Streamlight Unveils 18650 Lithium Ion Battery and Charger

The two-bay cradle can charge one or two Streamlight 18650 Li-Ion battery in as little as 3.5 hours through 5V Micro-USB or traditional AC or DC power sources.

LexisNexis and SunGard Announce Electronic Crash Reporting Solution

The SunGard RMS-LexisNexis Police Reports integration creates a combined online platform for crash report access and retrieval.

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How First-Responder Communications are Evolving

The emergence of simultaneous LMR and LTE capabilities, along with PTT apps on smartphones, tablets and WiFi-only devices, opens...

How Technology is Changing Law Enforcement

Every second of video that an officer’s camera records can be taken into evidence, providing a first-hand account of what took...

IBM Introduces Cloud Version of Coplink

IBM i2 Coplink uses sophisticated analytics and "fuzzy" searches to allow investigators to discover hidden relationships and...

   
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<p><a href=&quot;http://pbearmor.com/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Point Blank Enterprises&#39; </a>Alpha Elite Black concealed body armor ballistic package is designed to be thin and 17% lighter than its predecessor but still provide Level IIIA protection. It is expected to be available in January 2016.</p>
IACP 2015
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<p>N-Vision Optics&#39; TC Series thermal weapon sights attach in front of the day scope on a Picatinny rail, allowing the flexibility to use the sight on multiple weapons. The TC Series is fully collimated to maintain boresight with the day optic, eliminating the need to re-zero when attached or detached from the weapon. Any TC Series sight can also be used as a standalone weapon scope, with four reticle patterns custom tailored for individual weapons. The weapon sights are available with 320 x 256 (TC35) and 640 x 512 (TC50) VOx thermal detectors.</p>
Night Vision and Thermal Tools 2015
These night vision and thermal imaging devices will enhance...
<p><a href=&quot;http://www.policemag.com/freeinfo/21339&quot;>MIR (Mobile Incident Reporting) Systems</a>&nbsp;is dedicated to making it easier for officers in the field to interact with dispatch, manage reports, and communicate with supervisors. MIR software was designed to look and function as easily as a smartphone app and operates on the company&#39;s durably designed Mobile Tablets. Using MIR tablets, officers can take high-def video and images, and the software will automatically attach the video or image to the incident report and classify itself in the report as evidence. Voice recognition allows an officer to dictate reports in minutes. Officers can also use the tablets to stream live video back to their supervisors.</p>
Law Enforcement Software 2014
There's now a computer application to assist with just about...
 
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