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Nowhere to Hide From License Plate Recognition  

February 13, 2012

By Melanie Basich

It's now common for even a small agency to have at least one car equipped with ALPR to automatically alert when it gets a match. But both mobile and fixed camera systems are gaining traction with all types of law enforcement agencies.

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SHOT Show 2012: Report from the Aisles  

February 1, 2012

By Paul Clinton and David Griffith

Despite the industry's attempt to transform shooting sports and self-defense into some kind of video game for the Generation Z folks, there was still plenty of serious hardware for law enforcement at this year's show.


Making Technology Work for You  

December 30, 2011

By Dean Scoville

While we're a far cry from replacing man with machine, technological innovations have vastly improved the safety, speed, and accuracy with which today's patrol officers do their jobs.

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15 Questions To Ask Before Enrolling In An Online University  

December 22, 2011

By David Griffith

A law enforcement officer who is considering the pursuit of a degree through an online university needs to know the answers to the following questions before enrolling.

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Surveillance Technology  

December 22, 2011

By Tim Dees

Cops still sit in cars watching houses and businesses, but they are just as likely to be using clandestine tactics to see inside buildings and over fences, scan faces in a crowd, and review security camera footage. The newest and most innovative surveillance tools work without the bad guys ever knowing they are being watched until it's too late.

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How Video Analysis Helped the Vancouver Riot Prosecutors  

December 16, 2011

By David Griffith

The Vancouver Police Department and surrounding agencies anaylized hundreds of hours of video footage in the prosecution of hockey hooligans.

<p>The FAAC&nbsp;LE-1000 Driving Simulator. Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

IACP 2011 Highlights  

December 7, 2011


The 2011 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference appeared to focus on officer protection. We've chosen to highlight several innovative innovative products from the show.

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Mobile Computing Tools  

November 30, 2011

By David Griffith

In the last decade, law enforcement patrol vehicles have become more like high-tech offices than the old-fashioned prowl cars of the past. Today's officer has more technology in his or her patrol unit than astronauts had in the space shuttle. And like any high-tech office, the new patrol car cabin is built around the presence of a powerful computer.


Online Protection for Cops  

November 18, 2011

By Matthew O'Deane

As a public servant you are under constant scrutiny and you are held to a higher standard of ethical conduct than other citizens; this higher standard also covers things like online social networking.

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POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Tactical Gear  

October 27, 2011

By David Griffith

Each year the manufacturers and distributors of tactical police products display their latest and greatest wares at POLICE-TREXPO. The following is a quick look at some of the coolest items exhibited and demonstrated at POLICE-TREXPO 2011.

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