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Advancements in Judgment Simulators  

New use-of-force simulator training provides customization so officers can experience scenarios as close to real life as possible.

<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.

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MSAB: The Mobile Device Forensics Ecosystem  

MSAB's ecosystem includes a kiosk for capturing and disseminating data; a desktop or field forensic software tool; and an analysis tool that helps investigators piece together who was using the digital device, when it was used, and for what purpose.

Genetic Witness  

What if you have unidentified remains and no clue as to who the person is? Or blood from a suspect, but no idea of who to look for? Snapshot DNA Phenotyping can analyze an unidentified person's DNA to create a picture of what he or she looks like.

<p>Screen shot from Vigilant Solutions FaceSearch showing an image-editing tool that can be used to improve the odds of a match.</p>

Facial Recognition Comes of Age  

Applications for facial recognition are still being determined, but some of the most common include criminal investigations, identification of people with false IDs, and access control.

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Capturing a Moment in Time  

Unlike manual techniques, a 3D laser scanner captures millions of data points to create a point cloud map. Multiple 360-degree scans can be combined to create a complete 3D view of a scene that can be revisited later in great detail.

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VIMA to Present SHOT Show 2017 Session on How to Enhance Tactical Performance with Improved Vision

According to VIMA, Rev training enhances the user's sensory skills by removing milliseconds of visual information. "Think of it like resistance training for your brain," the company says. "As the Rev lenses strobe, your brain is forced to work with less, making decisions and reacting in a hyper-efficient way. You react faster and more accurately because you’re anticipating the movement instead of witnessing it."

Trijicon to Offer Reflex Optics Class for Law Enforcement at 2017 SHOT Show

This 90-minute-long class on reflex optics is part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and POLICE Magazine. It will cover the practical use of reflex sights on rifles, shotguns, and handguns, how they work, and the advantages they offer in terms of tactical effectiveness, enhanced officer safety, and reduced officer and/or agency liability.

Vigilant Solutions' Investigative Platform Helps Agency Net Large Cocaine and Cash Seizure

Using Vigilant Solutions' investigative platform including license plate recognition (LPR), analytics and commercial data, a police department in the central United States has seized half a million dollars and 59 kilos of cocaine. The agency has asked not to be named in the release but is willing to speak to other law enforcement agencies about its experiences with the system.

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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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