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Harris Corp.'s BeOn P25 Radio App

October 10, 2011

Harris Corp.'s BeOn software app, which was demonstrated at this year's Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) conference in Philadelphia, inexpensively converts an Android smartphone into a push-to-talk (PTT) Project 25 radio.

App Review: Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder

September 28, 2011
Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder give first responders a digital alternative to the print version of the Emergency Response Guide (ERG).

Purdue Develops Graffiti Translator App for LE

August 24, 2011
The app analyzes the features in gang-graffiti images such as the colors and shapes of characters. The information is sent to a server and compared against a graffiti-image database. The matched results are sent back to the device where the user can then review the results and provide extra details to refine the analysis.

FBI App Helps Locate Missing Children

August 22, 2011
Child ID, which is the first mobile application created by the FBI, allows parents to store photos and vital information about their children on their mobile device so it's on-hand if needed.

ATF Introduces Firearms App

August 22, 2011
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has introduced a pair of mobile apps for Android and Windows 7 that provide information about firearms types and nomenclature. In addition to the new apps, the ATF also updated its app available for Apple iPhone.

10 Top Law Enforcement Apps

August 5, 2011

POLICE Magazine has identified 10 smartphone apps that provide potent tools for patrol officers. These 10 law enforcement apps should keep you engaged in your investigations and may just save you a trip back to the station.

App Review: Police Pad

August 4, 2011
With Police Pad for Android, officers can fully document calls for service, including typed notes, photographs, and any audio recordings.

Fulcrum Biometrics Introduces Fingerprint Scanner for Apple Devices

June 22, 2011
The FBI-certified silicon fingerprint sensor and accompanying "app" for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch provide a portable, biometric system for mobile identification.

App Review: Smart Tools

May 10, 2011
Smart Tools is a paid app for Android smartphones that provides tools for length and angle, distance and height, sound and vibration as well as a compass and metal detector. For less than a cup of cappamochafrappajava, this app provides all the measurement tools you need in the field.

Secret Agent: Sur-Tec's VP Covert App

May 3, 2011

Sur-Tec's VP Covert Audio and GPS software suite is a patented surreptitious listening tool for law enforcement that allows an undercover officer or CI to stream live audio and GPS to one or more computers. The mobile application element of the software runs in the background on the user's smartphone.

Dogfighting Game Renamed, Back on Sale

May 2, 2011
In the letter sent Thursday to Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page, Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber urged Google "to do the right thing and ban this game permanently."

Sickening "Dog Wars" Game Muzzled

April 28, 2011
When the media started calling for the LAPPL's comment on a new Android video game app, we took one look at the content and decided to take the gloves off. The game in question was the sickening "Dog Wars," which lets players raise and train their virtual dogs to fight.

App Review: Droid Law

April 27, 2011
DroidLaw 2.0, which was released in March to the Android Market, is very useful for field officers because it allows officers to search sections of state criminal (penal) codes on their mobile devices. This saves valuable time, so officers don't have to pull out the "old code book" and search for the right law or keyword.

App Review: Spanish for Police

April 13, 2011
Exact Magic Software's Spanish for Police provides Spanish commands and questions organized in basic law enforcement categories such as Officer Safety, Arrests; Searching Suspects; Miranda Warning; DUI/HGN and others.

CryWolf's Smartphone App Assists Officers In Alarm Response

April 8, 2011
When responding to alarm calls, law enforcement personnel need quick access to alarm system and occupant information. Instead of contacting dispatch or the alarm companies for the information, officers can access the CryWolf alarm management database directly from their smartphone.

App Review: Police Partner

March 30, 2011
Police Partner by Clickz Designs takes away the need for clunky police notebooks and allows you to write all of your notes right there on your iPhone for review later.

BlackBerry DUI Checkpoint App Pulled

March 25, 2011
Research In Motion, the maker of BlackBerry smartphones, has agreed to pull downloadable applications that help users evade sobriety checkpoints and drunk driving citations.

App Review: U.S. Cop

March 17, 2011
With this review of U.S. Cop, POLICE Magazine launches a twice-monthly series of reviews of smartphone apps for officers on both the iPhone and Android platforms.

Police Light iPhone App

February 16, 2011

Police Light is an iPhone application that simulates the blue flashing light used on police vehicles. The dashboard also integrates a variety of sirens used by officers.

Wireless 'Body Wire' Technology

January 21, 2011

The Phantom from Tag 5 Industries allows undercover officers to covertly record and broadcast conversations using a smartphone app and remote hardware instead of a physical wire on the body.

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