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<p>Photo courtesy of Tactical Electronics.</p>

Police Product Test: Tactical Electronics LPSS3 Pole Camera  

June 21, 2012

The LPSS3 really set itself apart from the other pole cams I have tested. Its ability to remain small until deployed at the desired length and its lightweight composite material translate into less burden on the operator.

<p>Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

Wasting Emergency Assets  

June 7, 2012

Something like 38% of all 911 calls in New York City are now attributed to the phenomenon known as "butt-dialing." The New York City 911 operators receive 10.4 million calls a year and nearly 4 million of them are accidental. And the Big Apple is not alone in suffering from this problem. It's a nationwide plague caused by a little-known cellphone feature.

Getting the Word Out  

May 25, 2012

Law enforcement agencies will soon have access to the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), a voluntary emergency alerting system developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the FCC, and wireless carriers.

<p>Photo: Vince Taroc</p>

Improvised Law Enforcement Technology  

May 22, 2012

The recession has made most law enforcement agencies cut back on their purchases of technology. That means that all of law enforcement is having to learn what small agencies have known for some time. You can do a lot for less, if you put your mind to it.

<p>Photo: Morphix Technologies</p>

Morphix Chameleon Chemical Detection Kit  

May 15, 2012

Morphix Technologies developed its multi-threat chemical detector called the Chameleon for the military, and then repurposed it for public safety.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Police Product Test: Eye of Mine HD Video Camera Sunglasses  

April 23, 2012

The Eye of Mine Eye-View 720HD camera sunglasses come with interchangeable clear and polarized grey lenses that have a high-definition video camera built into the bridge of the nose.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Duty Dangers: The Deadly Cost of Technology  

April 16, 2012

Technology has not been without its understated dangers, particularly for millennial-generation officers. These men and women who are currently entering the law enforcement workforce are finding that advancements in the tech arena come with a price, often saddling them with distractions to their situational awareness and officer safety.

<p>Thermal systems are excellent for locating people in wooded areas. Photo: FLIR Systems</p>

Night Vision and Thermal Imaging  

March 27, 2012

Quite a few procurement officers have absolutely no idea what the folks in the field really need when it comes to night vision. Nor do they understand the different uses of thermal imaging versus light amplification and when they should be deployed.

<p>Tactical communications systems include over-the-ear headsets with boom mics.</p>

Mission Critical Conversations  

March 27, 2012

The Columbine High School massacre underscored what can happen when tactical teams cannot communicate. Fast-forward 13 years, and such incompatibility still exists for many tactical teams, particularly those in mid-size to small departments.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

Tactical Cameras Are a Force Multiplier  

March 20, 2012

In recent years technology has come to the aid of tactical police units to help them gain better intel and counter their adversaries' tactical advantages.

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