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Transforming Police Reporting with Speech Recognition Technology

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Wednesday, November 28, 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 Wednesday, November 28, 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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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 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 webinar, 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

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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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Detroit Chief Tests Cops on Ethics Books

June 19, 2002  | 

Detroit Police Chief Jerry Oliver says a 100-question multiple choice test will help him decide which command officers should keep their jobs.

The officers will be tested on "Character and Cops: Ethics in Policing" by Edwin Delattre and "21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" by John Maxwell. Oliver told officers that those with the top 21 scores would be considered for deputy chief.

"I think it's kind of interesting that he believes that 100 questions will determine leadership ability," said Laura Isom, president of the Detroit Police Officers Command Association.

Isom said officers are concerned that Oliver will use the test results to boot them out of positions. She said that would violate labor law and the union contract, which expires in 2004.

In April, Oliver announced a reorganization plan that would require command staff employees to reapply for their jobs.

Last month, Oliver required that the department's 58 command officers -- commanders and inspectors -- and three deputy chiefs study the two books.

The union has filed a grievance accusing Oliver of changing the terms and conditions of employment without bargaining, said Mary Ellen Gurewitz, the union's lawyer.

Union officials don't object to testing, Isom said, just to how Oliver may use the results. "You learn things from the different jobs you've had that can't be measured in a multiple-choice test," she said.

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