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<p>MSAB products including XRY Office let officers easily extract data from digital devices. (Photo: MSAB)</p>

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.

<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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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.

<p>Photo: Faro</p>

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.

<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.

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Envisage Launches Acadis Mobile for High Stakes Testing

Envisage Technologies, creators of the Acadis Readiness Suite—a software solution built to manage the complex training operations for first responder communities—announced that they have begun offering a mobile application for Apple mobile devices. Acadis Mobile is available for download from the App Store.

Video: FL Sheriff's Office Posts Photo of Arrested Man Crying, Responds to Critics

After facing criticism for a social media post showing a man crying after his arrest Friday, the Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office published another message Monday highlighting deputies' compassion for the man.

Panasonic Upgrades Fully Rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows Tablet

Panasonic has announced new upgrades to its Toughpad FZ-G1 fully rugged 10.1-inch tablet. The enhanced Toughpad FZ-G1 features a 6th generation Intel Core processor along with the latest Microsoft Windows 10 Pro platform for improved communications.

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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>After 17 years of public safety industry experience, Brite Computers continues to optimize the Brite-Fujitsu Solution by pairing it with the latest Q736 Fujitsu Tablet. Brite&rsquo;s ergonomic design puts officers first by giving back the passenger seat, being airbag zone compliant, and not obstructing windshield or mirror views. The solution also allows for more technology in shrinking cockpits with 4 USB ports, Ethernet, VGA, HDMI, and Power for peripheral connectivity.</p>
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