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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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License Plate Data Collection Raising Privacy Concerns

May 19, 2014  | 

Photo: PlateSmart Technologies
Photo: PlateSmart Technologies

A growing number of cameras are taking pictures of license plates and logging the time and place in massive databases. Cops can then search those databases to track the past whereabouts of drivers.

Law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times that data collection is invaluable for tracking down stolen cars and catching fugitives.

But such databases are also being built by private firms, which can sell access to anyone willing to pay, such as lenders, repo workers and private investigators. That is raising worries among privacy advocates and lawmakers, who say the fast-growing industry is not only ripe for conflicts of interest but downright invasive.


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Longarm9 @ 5/19/2014 12:11 PM

I have zero concern with this technology being in the hands of the police; the police and other law enforcement in the US and Canada are overwhelmingly trustworthy. I have huge concerns with it being in the hands of unscrupulous dirt bag collection agencies and other private firms. When profit is the motive, abuse is sure to follow. However, I would also say that there may nothing to be done as a license plate is not private information, and you can't stop people tracking your movements as you go about in public as long as they don't accost you in any way.

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/19/2014 3:09 PM

NCIC requires probable cause to run a database search of a license plate number and so do most state wide computer systems. Running a plate without probable cause is a felony in most states. As long as the information is only used when probable cause is present I don't have a problem with it being held in a database strictly as metadata. I do know that GPS data is sold to anyone willing to buy it and insurance companies use that as a cost analysis database for their customers that use GPS. But using the license plate without the NCIC information should be fine since the personal details are restricted and can only be accessed via a warrant by private companies. It's all moot anyway since the NSA is allowed to break all laws to collect anything they want for any reason they want. Big brother is watching always.

AJ @ 5/19/2014 3:11 PM

What do you think LPDC do to people who have a Grievance against the Government? Like in the Bundy Ranch situation? Holder and Obama will have the IRS after them, after they're done. The Gov. is in bed with Multi National Corps. Phone companies get paid to collect data on you, me and everyone else. Regardless if we fit a "Terrorist profile". Like a Radical Muslim. Even though Obama and Holder can help the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Syria.

Zbigniew Brzezinski Technocracy.. That's what we've become. A Fascist Police State. More than Hitler could have dreamed of. Look up ZB quotes and his "friends".

Funny how Obama wants to chase the Boko Haram around Africa, but he can't put troops on our own border? You can find Slave traders in the USA, in AZ, NM and elsewhere. If you look hard enough.. And that's the end of my rant. :)

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/19/2014 10:59 PM

What article are you reading AJ? Perhaps an increase n your Paranoid Schizophrenia medication is in order.

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