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Cutting Through the Noise  

July 21, 2009

By Dave Smith

I find the world is filled with more and more "noise" that makes it difficult to find the actual "signal" that is the information we truly need.

Photo courtesy of Thomas Hawk (Flickr.com).

The All Seeing Eye  

June 1, 2009

By David Griffith

You are always on video. The only question that you have to ask yourself is whose video it will be?

Digital Ally's FirstVu is designed to be worn on an officer's shirt and uses the same software as its in-car video.

Turning Cops into Cameras  

June 1, 2009

By David Griffith

For some 15 years now, American police officers have been joined on patrol by in-car video systems that document their interaction with the public. Now, at least four companies have developed, are marketing, or plan to market body-worn video systems to law enforcement officers.

Rugged and Ready  

May 1, 2009

By David Griffith

This year Dell is working hard to become a player in law enforcement mobile data systems. Dell's second generation fully rugged laptop, the Latitude E6400 XFR, is not only tough; it's fast.

TREXPO West 2009: Best of Show  

May 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich

Some impressive inventions were on display April 1–2 at the Long Beach, Calif., Convention Center. Companies displayed and sold their wares, many of which were interesting solutions to everyday problems in law enforcement.

Virtual Reality Training  

April 1, 2009

By David Griffith

Today's simulators are high-tech computer systems with digital projectors that play complex interactive scenarios. They are designed not only to teach officers when and how to shoot guns and less-lethal weapons but also how to talk to suspects to avoid escalation and confrontation.

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show  

March 1, 2009

By POLICE Magazine Staff

There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.

Turn Their Gadgets Against Them  

February 1, 2009

By David Spraggs

"I love Facebook!" came the shout from the cubicle next to mine. One of my fellow detectives here at the Boulder (Colo.) Police Department—through a simple Internet search—had just discovered the identity of a sex assault suspect.

IACP 2008: Best of Show  

January 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich and David Griffith

As exemplified by IACP 2008 held in San Diego in November, IACP tends to be about big ticket items: vehicles, software, video systems. This year's IACP was no exception.

Wireless When You Need It  

January 1, 2009

By Melanie Basich

Not every natural disaster is as devastating as Katrina. But does your agency have a plan in place that would allow you to communicate in case a similar event occurred in your jurisdiction?

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