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It's difficult to find a police officer—or a person, for that matter—who doesn't use a smartphone or tablet today. While these ubiquitous devices can be used to communicate, watch movies, and play games, they have also become serious work tools that many officers depend on.
Get real-time law enforcement information anywhere with the iPatrol app. With the iPatrol app your officers on foot, bikes, ATVs, boats or working undercover can run information queries anywhere. They get real-time NCIC, NLETS, state and local law enforcement information without the need for a dispatcher or laptop. Editor's note: This gallery is sponsored by CPI.
Attic Clear was developed in response to a customer request. It all began when Micro-Times owner and CEO Tony Leonti got a call from Rich Burdick, a lieutenant with the Palm Beach County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office.
Revolutionary progress in the world of technology has enabled numerous changes in the techniques police officers use to identify, track, and make cases against suspects.
To capitalize on the explosion of interest in handheld computers, plenty of companies have launched new tablets, including many specifically designed for police work. These devices are still new, but they are expected to have a major impact on public safety technology.