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Lights, Sights, and Lasers

August 24, 2015

The "Lights, Sights, and Lasers" training course is completely free to law enforcement officers and it provides always evolving training that is otherwise often hard to come by. 

High-Tech Crash Reconstruction

July 15, 2015

Increased accuracy in measurements and calculations helps ensure that officers have better information for court, which can put away reckless drivers and make roads safer for everyone. Here are some examples of how law enforcement officers are using digital tools to investigate traffic accidents.

What Retirement's Really Like

June 30, 2015

Law enforcement officers are used to not just keeping busy but having a purpose; staying mentally and physically active is key, say police retirees.

In-Door Defense

June 30, 2015

Angel Armor is proud of the level of protection and ease of use its expanded line of Ballistic Door Panels provides law enforcement officers while they're driving and on calls.

Clear Coverage

May 18, 2015

The Brooklyn ambush of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their cruiser last year inspired development of Hardwire LLC's Transparent Armor Window Insert.

RoboCop: Wearable Tech

April 28, 2015

Developments such as interest in the Apple Watch and a federal push to create wearable tech specifically for first responders seem poised to make such devices mainstream for law enforcement officers.

SmartProcure: Pricepoint Parity

April 17, 2015

SmartProcure is an online database that allows members to login and search purchasing information from 7,000 local, state, and federal government agencies. Through the online Web portal users have access to 170 million purchase orders, including historical data going back to 2008.

E-Citation Solutions

March 31, 2015

These products help make ticketing simpler and easier.

ALPR: Capturing Crime Leads

March 23, 2015

Automated license plate reader (ALPR) technology allows law enforcement officers to quickly recognize expired tags and identify and locate stolen vehicles. But it's also often instrumental in finding wanted and missing persons and solving a wide range of crimes, including homicides.

SHOT Show 2015: Report from the Aisles

February 28, 2015

This year at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, law enforcement, military, and tactical products again permeated the aisles, spilling well beyond the area designated for law enforcement booths. Which means there's that much more for law enforcement officers to get excited about.

Cultivating a Relationship with Campus Police

February 28, 2015

If you're an officer working in a college town, you need to understand the operational differences and similarities between your agency and that of the local campus police or security force so you can all work together effectively.

About Face: Facial Recognition

January 30, 2015

Imagine you are working a rape case and you're trying to identify the perpetrator. He posted a video of the crime and a profile picture of himself on online. You can use the image to search for the individual via Vigilant Solutions' FaceSearch facial recognition software.

Ambush Attacks on LEOs Tripled in 2014

December 31, 2014
What's most notable about the NLEOMF's new report on line-of-duty deaths in 2014 is the spike in firearms-related incidents and especially ambushes that resulted in officers' deaths in 2014.

Stopping the Cycle of Domestic Violence

December 31, 2014

Law enforcement agencies are making strides in providing domestic violence victims with assistance and aiding in prosecutions by changing the ways they handle these cases, initially and throughout the criminal justice process.

Throwing Tech at the Problem

December 21, 2014

There are plenty of great products and services that help law enforcement embrace technology. But that doesn't mean obtaining and using them is always a piece of cake.

Glove-Mounted Light: Handy Lighting

November 21, 2014

It's difficult to perform other tasks when you're holding a light. Officer Suresh Madhavan was tired of finding himself in this dangerous predicament working the midnight shift, so he created the Exxtremity Glove.

"Drones" Grounded Until Further Notice

November 7, 2014

What's keeping law enforcement's unmanned aircraft on the ground is a combination of convoluted regulations and the public's belief that allowing officers to use these little aircraft will violate their civil rights and invade their privacy.

Smartphone Case Management App

October 29, 2014

For any incident you likely use different methods to record interviews, take notes, transcribe them, write reports, take pictures and video, and then upload everything to your agency's server. QueTel's Mobile Traq lets you do all this via an app on the smartphone you already use.

Cyber Terrorism: Preventing Online Assault

September 19, 2014

Hackers constantly target law enforcement. Whatever the intent, with our dependence on technology it's more important than ever that police agencies protect themselves against cyber terrorist attacks.

LE Planes: Flying High Cover

August 26, 2014

Planes are the unsung heroes of law enforcement air support units. While helicopters get all the glory, fixed-wing aircraft quietly fly in the background on operations, including surveillance and search and rescue.

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