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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.

Mass. City Adds QR Codes to Cruisers for Smartphone Scans

October 24, 2011
The Stoughton (Mass.) Police Department is affixing QR codes on each front fender of its police cruisers, according to the department's website. QR codes are black and white images that users can scan with a smartphone.

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.

Va. Department Affected by Blackberry Outage

October 13, 2011
Richmond (Va.) Police officers lost the ability to communicate or browse the Internet Thursday, after Blackberry smart-phone users lost service on five continents.

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).

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.

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.

Apple Bans DUI Checkpoint Apps

June 9, 2011
MacRumors highlighted the change in Apple's App Store Review Guidelines. "Apps which contain DUI checkpoints that are not published by law enforcement agencies, or encourage and enable drunk driving, will be rejected."

Smartphones: How Defense Attorneys Can Use Discovery Rules To Ensnare You

June 1, 2011
Because smartphone technology is relatively new, the Supreme Court has not decided a case that specifically addresses the question of what types of law enforcement smartphone records are discovery material.

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.

Spillman Provides Upgraded Mobile Software To Customers

May 5, 2011
Spillman Technologies has released Mobile 4.6, an enhanced software product designed to help public safety agencies access crucial information from 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.

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.

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.

PDSI Brings TeleStaff To Smartphones

March 9, 2011
This enhancement extends core TeleStaff enterprise capabilities beyond the desktop or laptop computer to employees and managers enabling them to complete scheduling and routine workforce management tasks remotely.

Cellular Specialties Introduces Digital Repeaters

March 4, 2011
CSI's DSP95 modular digital repeater amplifies a carrier's weak signals, allowing smartphone users to stay connected to voice and video services. The repeater offers multiple frequencies, custom pass-band filters, output power options, rack- or wall-mount capabilities, and numerous port configurations.

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.
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