FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

Cobalt Software Platform - Mark43
Mark43's Cobalt software platform unites a set of law enforcement tools securely...

No upcoming webinars scheduled

Top News

Google Glass Captures Arrest

July 08, 2013  | 

Screenshot via Chris Barrett.
Screenshot via Chris Barrett.
A Google Glass beta tester captured a fight and arrest during a rowdy Fourth of July celebration in Wildwood, N.J., in what is one of the first police responses captured by the new technology.

In an interview with VentureBeat, Chris Barrett said he wanted to test Glass out on the boardwalk after a fireworks show. Barrett, founder of PRServe and a documentary filmmaker, captured police arresting a shirtless man following a short scuffle.

"With Glass I went closer to the action than I probably should have and saw a couple fights going on," he said. "I think I got the first arrest with Google Glass."


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Nichole @ 7/9/2013 4:00 AM

The next level of privacy invasion. I'm so excited.

Good for this tool. I'm glad he's so excited about it.

Sgt. Mike @ 7/10/2013 9:36 PM

Regardless of how we feel about being captured on video personally, any event that occurs in the public is subject to recording by the public. Its not going away anytime soon, so we might as well get comfortable with it.

This technology is only the next step, there will be others in the future.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

GL Enhances MAPS SIP to Support Instant Messaging for Next Generation 911
GL Communications Inc., a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, has...
FLIR Introduces New Nano UAV for Law Enforcement and Military Operators
At 32 grams, the Black Hornet 3 offers the lowest size, weight, and performance of any...
Houston Forensic Science Center Outsources DNA Work to Tackle Backlog
The Houston Forensic Science Center will outsource most of its DNA work to a private...
Brother Launches RuggedJet RJ4200 Mobile Printers for Public Safety
The ultra-compact Brother RJ4200 Series supports a wide range of public safety...

Police Magazine