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Partial License Plate Search

February 29, 2016
Find more vehicles of interest with the new CARFAX Partial License Plate Search.


February 29, 2016
One of the flagship products of the JW Fishers video line is the high-tech, but economically priced SeaLion-2 ROV. It's a highly maneuverable remote controlled vehicle.

Parabon Announces Snapshot Facial Reconstruction Service

February 25, 2016
Parabon NanoLabs' new Snapshot Facial Reconstruction Service produces accurate antemortem composite images of deceased persons from skeletonized remains. The service combines two complementary methods of estimating appearance from skeletal evidence: DNA phenotyping and forensic facial reconstruction.

FLEOA Blasts Apple's Refusal to Cooperate With FBI

February 18, 2016
Following Apple Inc.'s refusal of a duly issued federal court order to assist the FBI in the procurement of data from the phones of the terrorist attackers in the San Bernardino, CA, shooting, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association National President Nathan Catura issued the following statement.

Historical LPR Data Used by Missouri Department to Locate Homicide Suspect

February 18, 2016
Vigilant Solutions' license plate recognition (LPR) cameras and commercial LPR data are being used by Lee's Summit (MO) Police Department to improve safety for its residents, including the recent location and arrest of a homicide suspect.

Here's Why the FBI Forcing Apple to Break Into an iPhone Is a Big Deal

February 17, 2016
When U.S. Magistrate Sheri Pym ruled that Apple must help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the killers in the San Bernardino, CA, shootings, the tech world shuddered. Apple's CEO doesn't want to create a "backdoor" to let the FBI in.

License Plate Reader and Historical LPR Data Used in Homicide Investigation

February 17, 2016
An agency used its Vigilant Solutions mobile license plate reader (LPR) to develop a lead in a difficult homicide case. The agency then used Vigilant's historical and commercially available LPR data to locate the suspect vehicle.

Michigan Department Exonerates Two Individuals Using Fixed LPR Cameras

February 16, 2016
The Grosse Ile Police Department in Michigan used Vigilant Solutions fixed license plate reader (LPR) cameras to exonerate two individuals from wrongdoing.

Philly Officer's Shooter Loyal to ISIS Likely Acted Alone

January 15, 2016
FBI Director James B. Comey said Thursday that investigators were not currently seeking any other suspects in last week's shooting of a Philadelphia police officer by a man who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

Police Investigating If Philly Officer's Shooter Worked With Others

January 12, 2016
Federal and local authorities are continuing to investigate a tipster's claim that Edward Archer, the man charged in the shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett, was part of a small group of men with radical beliefs.

Fishers Pulse 8X Metal Detector Rated #1 by Homeland Security

January 5, 2016
JW Fishers Pulse 8X has been rated the best underwater metal detector by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's SAVER program. In a comparison of the eight top underwater detectors on the market, Fishers Pulse 8X was rated number one.

Face Forensics Announces Tattoo Recognition System

January 5, 2016
Face Forensics has significantly extended its f2 advanced face recognition technology by adding the capability to match images of tattoos against databases containing them.

Police Robots on Land and Sea

December 28, 2015

Some of the top police and sheriff's departments in this country have fielded robots for a variety of tasks since the 1990s. But we are now seeing a broad expansion of the types of robot tools available to law enforcement and a reimagining of what they can do.


November 24, 2015
CLEAR is a powerful research tool designed to help law enforcement investigators close cases faster.

San Diego PD Solves Cases Using Carfax Investigative Tools

October 19, 2015
The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has partnered with Carfax so that SDPD investigators get no-cost, dedicated access to vehicle information from Carfax at that helps them track vehicles of interest, solve crimes faster, and better protect their citizens.

Case Study: A Body in New Brunswick

October 16, 2015

It would take seven more years, two first-degree murder trials, two guilty verdicts, and a multitude of appeals before David Tanasichuk was finally convicted of killing his wife. But the tireless efforts of all involved in the investigation eventually led to justice for the victim.

Carfax: Auto Detailing for Investigators

September 30, 2015

Carfax for Police is a password-protected Website dedicated to law enforcement that provides enhanced investigative tools.

Video: More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
The combined grants from the Manhattan DA and the U.S. Justice Department will provide funds to more than 40 law enforcement jurisdictions to pay for crime-lab processing of 70,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits, expediting a process that could help identify perpetrators of sex crimes.

More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. on Thursday announced they will devote a combined $79 million to combat the accumulation of untested sexual assault kits held by police agencies across the country. More Here.

Ohio Triple Homicide Suspect Located in New York Using Vigilant Solutions

September 3, 2015
Vigilant Solutions announced today that the Whitehall (Ohio) Police Department used its LEARN investigative software and commercial license plate reader (LPR) data to locate a vehicle associated with a triple homicide on August 19th, resulting in the arrest of a suspect on August 25th by the NYPD.
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