Manager of Image Analytics
Roger served over 20 years with the NYPD, where he spearheaded the NYPD’s first dedicated facial recognition unit. The unit has conducted more than 8,500 facial recognition investigations, with over 3,000 possible matches and approximately 2,000 arrests. Roger’s enhancement techniques are now recognized worldwide and have changed law enforcement’s approach to the utilization of facial recognition technology.
There is an old saying that says in order to receive, you must first give. Giving back to the community is critical if you want its help. The key to getting the community to help you revolves around your getting involved with the community.
Not only do social media help agencies establish better community ties, they also provide them with auxiliary networks of support personnel, informants, and sympathetic witnesses.
The Greenfield (Wis.) Police Department's 2012 Subaru WRX STI, acquired on a courtesy lease from Schlossmann's Subaru City, makes an impression. The department has been using the vehicle for community relations, traffic enforcement, and cruising enforcement. Several violators have requested a ride to jail in the backseat of this police rally car. Read the full story here. The car was featured in a photo shoot by Jay Baumgardner.