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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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What Happens When Police Wear Body Cameras

August 18, 2014  | 

Photo: Mark W. Clark for POLICE Magazine
Photo: Mark W. Clark for POLICE Magazine

Sometimes, like the moments leading up to when a police officer decides to shoot someone, transparency is an unalloyed good. And especially lately, technology has progressed to a point that it makes this kind of transparency not just possible, but routine, the Wall Street Journal reports.

So it is in Rialto, Calif., where an entire police force is wearing so-called body-mounted cameras, no bigger than pagers, that record everything that transpires between officers and citizens. In the first year after the cameras' introduction, the use of force by officers declined 60%, and citizen complaints against police fell 88%.

It isn't known how many police departments are making regular use of cameras, though it is being considered as a way of perhaps altering the course of events in places such as Ferguson, Mo., where an officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager.


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John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:53 PM

These cameras seem to work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right a shift her face discipline.
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
currently, the approach is to bring in person complaining, let them watch the video, and ask if they want to change the story! Many times they do, thus resolving the complaint before ever going to a civil suit.
Dashboard cameras, officers personal cameras, cameras used for security, and cell phone cameras, have resolved many scurrilous complaints of officer brutality, and in the same instance have proven case when indeed occurred.
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should conside

John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:54 PM

These cameras seem to work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right a shift her face discipline.
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
currently, the approach is to bring in person complaining, let them watch the video, and ask if they want to change the story! Many times they do, thus resolving the complaint before ever going to a civil suit.
Dashboard cameras, officers personal cameras, cameras used for security, and cell phone cameras, have resolved many scurrilous complaints of officer brutality, and in the same instance have proven case when indeed occurred.
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should conside

John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:55 PM

These cameras seem to work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right a shift her face discipline.
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
currently, the approach is to bring in person complaining, let them watch the video, and ask if they want to change the story! Many times they do, thus resolving the complaint before ever going to a civil suit.
Dashboard cameras, officers personal cameras, cameras used for security, and cell phone cameras, have resolved many scurrilous complaints of officer brutality, and in the same instance have proven case when indeed occurred.
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should conside

John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:56 PM

These cameras seem to work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right a shift her face discipline.
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
currently, the approach is to bring in person complaining, let them watch the video, and ask if they want to change the story! Many times they do, thus resolving the complaint before ever going to a civil suit.
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should consider the fact that when they’re out in public potential of being on a camera located somewhere is enormous. And, false reports of officer brutality can cause you to be sued civilly by that officer or defamation of character.

John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:57 PM

These cameras seem to work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right through a shift or face discipline.
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should consider the fact that when they’re out in public potential of being on a camera located somewhere is enormous. And, false reports of officer brutality can cause you to be sued civilly by that officer or defamation of character. Just a word to the wise!

John Parker @ 8/18/2014 1:59 PM

These cameras work, for both sides if in fact there is police abuse it is recorded. Many departments to use this equipment require the officer to keep the camera rolling right through a shif .
Additionally, it saves the taxpayers of any given county or city money, due to false reports of police abuse. In the past County councils are city attorneys would just pay the person complaining, so they did have to go to a long drawn out’s civil suit, whether or not the officer was at fault
I like them, they’re here to stay, everybody should consider the fact that when they’re out in public potential of being on a camera located somewhere is enormous. And, false reports of officer brutality can cause you to be sued civilly by that officer or defamation of character. Just a word to the wise!

Bill @ 8/19/2014 1:44 PM

So, that means you like them, John Parker?

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