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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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N.C. County Buys Spillman Software for 911 Dispatchers

March 28, 2011  | 

When Cherokee County, N.C., 911 Communications needed a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) solution that was intuitive and easy to use, it turned to Spillman Technologies.

"It is very conducive to how we dispatch, and it's user-friendly as far as running reports," says 911 supervisor Janice Costello. "It uses very plain English so we don't have to try to interpret what the software is saying. The software speaks the dispatchers' language."

Using Spillman's CAD module, dispatchers can efficiently manage calls from multiple agencies, while having immediate access to real-time call updates, unit responses, and automatic alerts on wanted or missing persons. Costello says the CAD command line enables dispatchers to enter commands quickly, without reaching for the mouse.

"Our fingers don't even have to leave the keyboard," she says.

Spillman's Premises and HazMat Information module enables Cherokee County dispatchers to access data on residential, commercial, or public lots within a jurisdiction as well as detailed premises information such as number of floors, responsible agencies, and physical descriptions. Cherokee County 911 Communications also adopted several other modules from Spillman's Communications product line. The agency went live with its Spillman system in December.

Spillman's commitment to providing unparalleled customer service was a major factor in the agency's decision, Costello said.

"The support we get is phenomenal -- from sales right down to the help desk," she says. "Customer service is one of the main reasons we went with Spillman."

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