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<p>Illustration: Giuseppe JO Cafaro</p>

Looking Forward  

We'll do a little bit of looking at the past in the last two articles of this special feature section. But we decided it might be more interesting to look forward instead of look back.

<p>Field technology has the capability to help make officers nearly omnipresent &mdash; enhancing their abilities to securely receive and share sensitive information without delay.</p>

A Guide to Understanding Law Enforcement Mobile Field Technology  

This guide provides law enforcement agencies strategies and recommendations for implementing the latest mobile field technology. It first starts with understanding the benefits, establishing effective policies and then integrating the technology as part of a tactical rollout.

<p>Illustration: Giuseppe JO Cafaro</p>

Policing in 2056  

Rather than create a wish list of police gear we would all like the future to bring, we're going to try to show how the technologies in development and the events of today will affect the law enforcement officers of the future.

<p>Brite Computers Q736 Tablet</p>

Handheld Mobile Devices  

Whether used for internet, phone calls, radio, or printing tickets, these devices take police technology into the 21st century, making it easier for officers to issue citations, scan documents, and communicate. Designed to provide multiple solutions, each product is rugged enough to accomplish any number of tasks regardless of weather conditions.

<p>A prototype of Hound Labs&#39; Hound device. The Hound can measure the amount of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) present in a person&#39;s breath. (Photo: Hound Labs)</p>

Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana  

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.

<p>Microsoft&#39;s Advanced Patrol Platform features technology running on the Azure cloud. (Photo: Microsoft)</p>

The Cloud: Beyond Data Storage  

Many law enforcement agencies have turned to the cloud as a solution for their data needs and for delivering mission critical information to officers in the field.


Spacesaver to Hold Webinar on Evidence Storage and Management

The 45-minute Webinar is for law enforcement professionals and designers of public safety facilities. It includes insights from law enforcement officers, evidence storage experts, architects, and more on a wide variety of evidence storage and management topics.

IACP 2016: TASER Announces New Products, Releases Virtual Reality Video

One of the most popular exhibits on the show floor at this week's International Association of Chiefs of Police was a virtual reality video at the TASER International booth that showed how evidence captured by the company's Axon product line can vindicate officers accused of excessive force. Hundreds of attendees lined up to experience the VR scenario.

IACP 2016: Aeryon Introduces Flexible UAS Subscription Solution for Law Enforcement

Aeryon, provider of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), announced at the IACP Conference the availability of a UAS solution to qualified public safety agencies on a monthly subscription basis.


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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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Speed Enforcement Tools 2016
These speed enforcement tools help officers enforce and...
<p><a href=&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...
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