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Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

February 22, 2012

Many experts say the smartphone will not become a truly viable law enforcement tool until a new high-speed data (LTE) system for public safety is in place. But even with the current commercial cellular data system smartphones are playing a major role in law enforcement operations.

CrimePush Launches Location-Aware Crime Reporting App

February 2, 2012
CrimePush.com has announced the launch of its iPhone and Android app that allows citizens to immediately report a crime to their local authorities and provide detailed location data, photos, video, audio, and text description of the crime to first responders.

Conn. Agency Begins Using iWatch Mobile App for Crime Reporting

November 18, 2011
The iWatchBridgeport app provides a new tool for the Bridgeport Police Department for reporting of crimes by its residents.

Panasonic Introduces Rugged Android Tablet

November 8, 2011
Panasonic has introduced the Toughpad line of rugged Android tablets for mission-critical, mobile users such as police officers with an app-store ecosystem, peripherals, developer tools, and deployment support. Panasonic will initially offer the 10-inch Toughpad A1 to be followed by the 7-inch Toughpad B1, which targets similar users who prefer portability over screen real estate.

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Get 'Getting Arrested' App

October 25, 2011
A free smartphone app called "I'm Getting Arrested" allows Wall Street protesters to send out a broadcast message to friends when they're getting arrested by an officer.

App Review: Field Contact

October 19, 2011
Field Contact for Apple devices makes it simple to enter all pertinent ID information directly to your iPhone, including names, addresses, vehicle information, aliases, or location of incident.

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.
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