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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.

Product News

Colorado Agency Deploys Citizen Alert Phone App

August 29, 2012  | 

The Littleton (Colo.) Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in Colorado to deploy ping4alerts!, an app that instantly notifies subscribers of dangers and emergencies. 

Citizens can download the free app on their Apple or Android smartphones to be alerted to natural disasters, dangerous weather, missing persons, traffic situations, and local crimes in progress. The app is not available on Blackberry or Windows phones yet but plans are underway for a release in the near future.

"We are pleased to be among the first public safety agencies in the country to offer this important and meaningful smartphone application," said LPD Chief Heather Coogan. "It integrates easily with our existing technology and greatly increases our ability to reach people quickly," Coogan said.

Using ping4alerts!, LPD can broadcast an alert to a specifically-defined location in the LPD's jurisdiction. All ping4alerts! subscribers who are in, or traveling through that location, will receive an alert via an audio or customized voice message and pop-up text with links to further instructions, directions, photographs, videos, etc.

Ping4alerts! awakens phones that are in sleep mode. It also has an "A-Tip" feature that allows users to deliver anonymous tips to law enforcement. The app works over GPS and cellular networks as well as in Wi-Fi hotspots and doesn't tap data plan minutes or place undue strain on smartphone batteries.

Ping4alerts! is a product of Ping4 Inc., a New Hampshire-based public safety alert company.

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N.H. Department Deploys Notification App

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Dan @ 8/30/2012 5:07 AM

This is a great idea. I'm more concerned about criminals and released prisoners than natural disasters. Some one with a criminal record wants to walk on my property then make my day. Emergencies and location of skuzzbag law breakers are always a good thing to get on the telephones.

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