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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

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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NYC Mayor Announces $110 Million for Midtown Video Surveillance

May 03, 2010  | 

New York City will spend $110 million to extend a video surveillance network centered on Wall Street downtown, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today.

The cameras would give the NYPD extended coverage between 30th and 60th streets and from the East River to the Hudson River.

The announcement came on a day when at least one high-profile law enforcement official called for more cameras to aid investigations.

John Timoney, a former NYPD captain, said New York officials should add a closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system that would cover Times Square.

Timoney, a senior vice president with private security firm Andrews International, resigned as the Miami Police Chief in November. He worked as a captain in the Times Square area in the mid-1980s.

"The area is much safer now than it was back then," Timoney wrote in the statement obtained by POLICE Magazine. "It could be made even safer if Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was provided the proper funds for the high-tech CCTV camera system he wants to deploy in Midtown Manhattan. Some may argue that a CCTV system alone cannot "prevent" a terrorist act and this may be true."

Surveillance cameras may not prevent terrorist acts, however such systems have assisted in the follow-up investigations such as the July 7, 2005 bombing in London. The terrorist who blew up the bus was captured on the CCTV system making a phone call from a public phone.  Investigators were able to trace the phone call to the handlers and the "bomb factory," recovering the bomb making materials that would have been used in future bombings, according to Timoney.

Opponents of a CCTV system say privacy issues make such camera systems in public places untenable. The bigger concern, according to Timoney, is the handling of evidentiary footage.

"There have always been concerns with the inventory and safekeeping of the video tapes," according to Timoney. "There were also real concerns of someone misusing the tapes, especially if the tapes were of some individual in a compromising position."

He added, "However, these concerns are largely addressed with the new digital systems that can be stored easily and access to the files can be traced similarly to how we can tell if someone went on a computer to steal a private file or document. So the privacy concerns are not as daunting as they were in the past."

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