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6 Key Findings of Incident Reporting

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

An exceeding number of police departments and law enforcement agencies, whose officers spend upwards of 3-4 hours a day completing incident reports and other time-sensitive paperwork*, are turning to smarter tools, such as speech recognition solutions, to help transform their police reporting workflows.

Join us on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET to hear why these law enforcement professionals are embracing smarter tools to complete higher-quality reports and move mission-critical information within the CAD/RMS faster and more efficiently – all by voice.

This discussion will provide you with an understanding of:

  • What law enforcement has to say about current reporting processes
  • Why officers, especially recruits, want smarter tools to help with police paperwork
  • Why manual reporting has a negative impact on report accuracy and productivity and can hinder criminal proceedings
  • How departments can speed up data entry within the CAD/RMs and move mission-critical information more accurately and efficiently
  • How speech recognition technology can help increase officer safety and improve situational awareness and productivity on patrol
  • Why embracing smarter technology increases community visibility, and minimizes costs

Learn how your department can make incident reporting faster, safer and more complete by registering for our webinar today.

*Role of Technology in Law Enforcement Paperwork Survey 

Speakers:

Eric La Scola, Product Marketing Manager, Dragon, Nuance

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Demystifying the Convergence of LTE and LMR Networks for First Responders

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Originally aired: Thursday, December 6, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Narrowband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) networks and user radio equipment have been the cornerstone of mobile communications for First Responders for decades. The trend from traditional analog to more robust wireless broadband networks in recent years has improved the overall accessibility but questions remain on whether the new networks can provide all the required capabilities First Responders need to do their job.

Increasing demand for bandwidth intensive applications such as video, advanced mapping and analytics, alongside critical voice communications has been driving adoption of broadband LTE cellular networks, such as FirstNet.

Join our panel of industry experts for this insightful 60-minute on-demand webinar as they discuss the critical differences between LMR networks and LTE networking, how these technologies can successfully co-exist, and explore the future of critical communications for First Responders.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Current and future industry trends for LTE and LMR technologies
  • Challenges and obstacles with the convergence of technologies
  • Real-life examples of successful hybrid communication strategies for First Responders
  • Recommendations for future proofing your agency; adoption of new technologies and how to bridge the gap

Speakers:

Tony Morris, VP North American Sales, Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Wireless

Jesus Gonzalez, Analyst II, Critical Communications, IHS Markit

Ken Rehbehn, Principal Analyst, Critical Communications Insights

Andrew Seybold, Senior Partner, Andrew Seybold Inc.

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Is There An App for That?

We've identified 46 smartphone apps that bring an array of in-field technology tools to patrol officers.

January 06, 2011  |  by Tim Dees - Also by this author


There are many mobile applications designed specifically for law enforcement officers, and even more that were intended for a more general audience, but that cops will find useful.

We've listed 24 of the apps below, including some from both the police and non-police market sectors. Also, view our photo gallery, "Smartphone Apps for LE," for 22 additional apps with screenshot images.

Not listed here are apps with information pertaining to specific jurisdictions, such as indexes of state laws, vehicle codes, etc. Search online to see if your state's or other jurisdiction's statutes have been coded into an app you can carry with you.

Area Codes and Zip Codes

Self-explanatory. Platform: iPhone.

Ballistic

Rifle sighting data and guide. Platform: iPhone.

Cam-U-Flage

Take photos with the iPhone camera without being obvious about it. Platform: iPhone.

Decibel Meter

Measure noise levels-useful for drivers with loud sound systems. Disclaimer: "for entertainment purposes only." Platform: iPhone.

Dragon Dictation

Voice-to-text app for dictation of memos, messages. Platform: iPhone.

Email'ndrive

Retrieves e-mail at preset intervals, reads messages to you, and allows you to reply by voice. Platform: iPhone, BlackBerry.

Emergency Distress Beacon

Send your GPS coordinates to a preset address with one touch. Platform: iPhone, Android.

Find My iPhone

Locate, lock and wipe your iPhone remotely if lost-now free. Platform: iPhone.

Google Earth

Detailed satellite imagery of any area in the world. Plan entry and exit routes, perimeter stations. Platform: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia/Symbian.

iDateMe

Looks like a connection to an online dating site, but when run, sends the GPS coordinates of your phone to a preset address. Anti-theft app. Platform: iPhone.

iTriage

Symptom checker to determine if you or someone else needs medical attention. Platform: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Palm, Windows Mobile.


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