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<p>Photo: FBI/Facebook</p>

FBI Announces Significant Arrests in Cyber Sting Operation

June 11, 2018
Operation ‘Wire Wire’ was a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Ransomware Attack on Atlanta Police Destroyed Video Evidence

June 7, 2018
More than 140 separate applications were totally or partially disabled by the attack, said Daphne Rackley who heads Atlanta's IT department. About 30% of the affected programs were "mission critical" as they were used by either the police or its courts.
<p>Genetec&#39;s new PlateLink AutoVu feature allows vehicles to share license plate data. Photo: Genetec</p>

Genetec Announces New Plate Link Feature for AutoVu

June 5, 2018
Genetec Inc. announced Plate Link, a new feature for its AutoVu automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution designed to allow vehicles to share license plate data while out on patrol.
<p>The Axon Fleet 2 system&nbsp;was announced. Photo: Leslie Pfeiffer</p>

Axon Announces Next Generation Axon Fleet 2 In-Car Video System

June 5, 2018
Axon today announced its second generation in-car video system, Axon Fleet 2. The product, unveiled at the third annual Axon Accelerate conference, incorporates a variety of upgrades in direct response to feedback from law enforcement users.
<p><a href=&quot;;>Axon</a>&nbsp;and DJI announced their partnership to sell DJI drones directly to public safety through the new&nbsp;<a href=&quot;;>Axon Air</a>&nbsp;program.&nbsp;Photo: Leslie Pfeiffer</p>

Axon and DJI Announce Drone Partnership for Public Safety

June 5, 2018
Axon and DJI today announced an exclusive partnership, within the digital evidence management industry, to sell DJI drones directly to public safety and law enforcement agencies worldwide through the new Axon Air program.
<p>Rick Smith announced field trials of the Axon Citizen for Communities at the Axon Accelerate Conference. Photo: Leslie Pfeiffer</p>

Axon Citizen for Communities Now Available For Field Trials

June 5, 2018
Axon today announced that Axon Citizen for Communities is available for field trials for law enforcement agencies. This new public evidence submission portal will allow agencies to collect evidence from the public during both large-scale and smaller, day-to-day events.
<p>A video game that allows players to act as a school shooter has been pulled. Photo: USA Today screenshot</p>

Video: 'Active Shooter' Video Game Pulled from Online Gaming Platform

May 31, 2018
The owner of video game marketplace Steam said it has removed a game where players could simulate a school shooting, a premise that sparked outrage among the families of survivors.

Law Enforcement Pushes for More Access to Social Media Data

May 31, 2018
In the wake of recent school shootings in Florida and Texas in which the suspected gunmen posted clues to their intentions on social media, authorities have raised the question of collecting information from content shared online.

Force Protection Video Equipment Receives Patent Pending Status for Design

May 24, 2018
Force Protection Video Equipment announced that it has received patent pending status from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office for its proprietary design titled SHIELD HARNESS FOR MOUNTING A CAMERA.

ACLU Demands Amazon Stop Providing Facial Recognition Tool to Law Enforcement

May 23, 2018
In Oregon, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is using the program to look for matches within its own database of booking mug shots, said Deputy Jeff Talbot. The department also confirms each match made through the Rekognition software by another method, he said.
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