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App Review: Google Maps

April 5, 2013
For officers who aren't issued patrol vehicles equipped with GPS for positioning and call routing, Google Maps offers a very useful alternative. GPS will always be the best choice, but it's more costly, making Google Maps a tool that's within easy reach.

10 LE Mobile Apps

March 27, 2013

Check out our sampling of 10 mobile apps for smartphones and tablets that will ease your patrol workflow. For full write-ups on each app, read our feature, "10 Great LE Mobile Apps." Screenshots courtesy of vendors.

10 Great LE Mobile Apps

March 25, 2013

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.

SafeTown Software Suite

March 18, 2013
SafeTown delivers services to the community via a community web portal and a family of smart phone apps. With SafeTown, citizens can create household profiles for first responders to use.

N.C. University Introduces Law Enforcement App

March 13, 2013
The University of North Carolina has developed an investigative mobile app for officers in that state called ASSET (Arrest, Search, and Seizure Electronic Tool), the university announced.

App Review: First Responder Support Tools

March 4, 2013
The First Responder Support Tools (FiRST) app for iOS, Android, and Windows can assist you with HazMat spill evacuation and IED standoff distances.

CPI's iPatrol App

February 1, 2013

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.

Micro-Times' Attic Clear Extendable Pole

January 11, 2013

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.

21st Century Surveillance

December 20, 2012

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.

Tablets: The Handheld Option

November 15, 2012

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.

iPatrol App Provides Records Queries From the Field

November 9, 2012
Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI) has introduced iPatrol, an enterprise app that allows officers to perform information queries from the field without contacting dispatch.

Missing Boy Found with Help from App

November 2, 2012
An 18-year-old boy with special needs went missing from his school, but was quickly found because of a push notification sent out by the Clare County Sheriff's Department on their AppArrest mobile phone app.

New World Systems Introduces iPad App for Public Safety

October 5, 2012
Aegis LaunchPad provides officers role-based Dashboards, a dispatch and unit status monitor, and the ability to perform web-based inquiries on their Apple iOS tablets, according to the company.

Police Potpourri

September 19, 2012
Increasingly, there are so many things falling on the law enforcement radar that I feel self-conscious running at the mouth on any one of them. Not to worry, I will continue to do so.

iHelp Plus App Offers Personal Safety Features

September 14, 2012
A new personal safety iPhone app called iHelp Plus offers features including customizable alarms, built-inflashlight, and GPS tracking to identify a user's exact location.

App Review: iCrimeFighter

September 14, 2012
The iCrimeFighter app allows field investigators to keep accurate notes while they work a case. The app is simple to use, and you can easily add photos, videos, notes, and a to-do list to your case.

Colorado Agency Deploys Citizen Alert Phone App

August 29, 2012
Citizens can download the free app on their Apple or Android smartphones to be alerted to natural disasters, dangerous weather, missing persons, traffic situations, and local crimes in progress. The app is not available on Blackberry or Windows phones yet but plans are underway for a release in the near future.

NYCLU Releases 'Stop and Frisk Watch' App

June 8, 2012
The New York Civil Liberties Union has released the "Stop and Frisk Watch" app for Android phones that lets users to record and report police activity to the group.

N.H. Department Deploys Notification App

March 19, 2012
The Manchester (N.H.) Police Department will begin supporting Ping4's Citizens Alerts app, a notification tool that brings a variety of public safety alerts to smart phones within a jurisdiction.

17 Agencies Purchase Spillman Software In Q4 2011

February 24, 2012
Seventeen public safety agencies purchased software from Spillman Technologies for the first time during the fourth quarter of 2011 and 68 agencies expanded their existing Spillman systems, according to the company.
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