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<p><em>Using cloud storage, agencies of all sizes can give their officers the ability to view records and save accurate data in the field on a variety of mobile devices. (Photo: Spillman Technologies)<br /></em></p>

Why Take Public Safety Data into the Cloud?  

Cloud technology is a force to be reckoned with in the field of public safety and can provide secure, cost-effective solutions to meet the technological needs of law enforcement. 

<p><em>The Tactical Target drops when hit center mass but pops up again at command of the operator.&nbsp;</em></p>

The Next-Generation Moving Target  

GNAT Warfare is expanding its offerings with a new line of radio-controlled ground targets for law enforcement, military, and civilian tactical training.

Viewing Video: Just Press Play  

Denying officers access to the video records of incidents before they write their reports serves only one purpose: It's a trap. The goal here is to play "gotcha" with the officers and try to catch them in a lie.

Waze'd and Confused  

Why are companies like Google offering the Waze app through their online app stores, without any regard for officer safety? It's hard to get a straight answer.

<p>Photo: Carla Blazek, Tumbled Bones Photography</p>

High-Tech Crash Reconstruction  

Increased accuracy in measurements and calculations helps ensure that officers have better information for court, which can put away reckless drivers and make roads safer for everyone. Here are some examples of how law enforcement officers are using digital tools to investigate traffic accidents.

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VizuCop Launches New Website Showcasing Law Enforcement Surveillance Systems

VizuCop, an AngelTrax brand of in-car police video, this week launched a new website featuring greater detail about VizuCop surveillance systems engineered exclusively for law enforcement.

Video: LAPD Officers Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Officers at the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division in the San Fernando Valley were equipped with body cameras Monday as part of a roll out of 860 such cameras over the next month.

North Dakota OKs Less-Lethal Drones

It's legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to use unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones. Now House Bill 1328 explicitly states that they may be used to deploy non-lethal force and restricts how departments can use the unmanned aircraft to gather evidence.

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IBM Introduces Cloud Version of Coplink

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

Four Important Communication Technology Trends For 2015

Cellular convergence and the importance of end-user application guided the development of nearly half of Pryme’s new product...

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

Through its bait program using Assisted Patrol-equipped devices, Dayton arrested and convicted four individuals who had been...

   
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Night Vision and Thermal Tools 2015
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<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>
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