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Google and RapidSOS Now Provide Emergency Location for 911 Calls Nationwide

September 21, 2018
RapidSOS is partnering with Google to deliver life-saving 911 caller location information to public safety agencies nationwide. With the U.S. activation of Android Emergency Location Service (ELS), emergency communications centers using the free RapidSOS Next Generation 911 (NG911) Clearinghouse will now receive faster and more accurate caller location for 911 calls from Android devices.

FBI Turns 3 Hackers into Assets Assisting in Anti-Hacking Investigations

September 21, 2018
Three convicted hackers—22-year-old Paras Jha, 21-year-old Josiah White, and 22-year-old Dalton Norman—continue to cooperate with the FBI on cybercrime and cybersecurity matters, as well as continued cooperation with and assistance to law enforcement and the broader research community, according to a DOJ press release.

A Crash Course in Collaboration: How Technology can Fuel Better Engagement Between City and Campus Police Departments

September 18, 2018

The National Center for Education Statistics forecasted an enrollment of 19.9 million adults across U.S. colleges and universities. How can campus security stay ahead? 

Harris Corp. to Supply Florida City with Public Safety Solution

September 15, 2018
Harris Corporation has been selected to provide an enhanced county-wide public safety communications solution that serves more than 1,300 users in Hialeah, Florida.

AT&T and Los Angeles Team Up to Make a Smarter City

September 14, 2018
To foster the creation of a Smart City, AT&T and Los Angeles are in talks regarding a public-private partnership with Internet of Things (IoT) technology and support for the deployment of small cell technology.

Twitco Announces Parmarlow WIS-200

September 14, 2018
Twitco Distributing has introduced the next generation Parmarlow Wireless Interview System. The Body Worn Receiver and Transmitter are less than half the size of the previous WIS-100 units.

Apple Says it Will Begin Training Law Enforcement in Digital Forensics

September 7, 2018
Apple said in the letter that the company is "developing an online training module for police that mirrors Apple's current in-person training."

U.S., 4 Other Nations Call for Lawful Access to Encrypted Mobile Device Data

September 5, 2018
Following officials’ annual meeting, known as the Five Country Ministerial (FCM), it was agreed there is an “increasing gap” between the ability of police to access data and the ability to “acquire and use the content of that data” in the courts. Nations complained end-to-end encryption—used in apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram—is also used by terrorists and criminals.

The Challenge of Cryptocurrencies

September 4, 2018

A decade ago cryptocurrencies were nothing more than curiosities for computer geeks. Now they are going legitimate, but despite all of the moves toward legitimacy, cryptocurrencies remain the favored money for criminal activity online.

The Future of Police Radio

September 4, 2018

Why is LMR still front and center, with broadband LTE just around the corner? A number of factors help to explain it. Some have to do with the nature of police operations, while others reflect realities around such issues as cost and infrastructure.

Exclusive Police Survey: Body Cameras

September 4, 2018

Body cameras have become so important in contemporary law enforcement in a very short time that of the readers who responded that they are using them, 81% said they were required to use them by their agency. That puts these devices in the same category as uniforms and radios and duty guns.

Tech on the Go

September 4, 2018

Using a combination of mobile hardware and law enforcement software, along with newer resources like FirstNet, officers can do their jobs safely and more efficiently.

How Intelligence-Led Policing Makes Communities Safer

September 4, 2018
ILP’s core philosophy: humanizing police, as well as the citizens they protect, is the most effective form of crime prevention.

Montgomery County Enhances 911 Communications With AT&T

September 2, 2018
Montgomery County is enhancing its 911 communications with AT&T ESInet. The county recently joined others in the National Capital Region and selected the service from AT&T. The solution gives 911 call takers enhanced tools to speed their responsiveness and boost reliability to those in emergencies.

Cost-Effective Drone Solutions Can Help Police Save Lives

September 1, 2018

As drone-powered missions continue to have significant impact on the positive outcomes of law enforcement situations, users shouldn’t have to choose a $1,500 consumer drone because of a fear of flying a product which is priced 20 times higher. 

Customs Agents Use New Facial Recognition Technology to Nab Impostor at Airport

August 31, 2018
It was just the third day of operation for a new facial comparison biometric system now being used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington Dulles International Airport when a man presenting a French passport was discovered to in fact be from Republic of Congo.

Mobile Technology 2018

August 31, 2018

Use these high-tech tools to enhance your capabilities on duty when rolling in your mobile office.

Drug Detection and Officer Protection

August 31, 2018

Police need tools to identify unknown substances and to keep those materials from harming them.

Fire Door Armor Barricade Notification

August 30, 2018
This barricade can withstand several tons of outside pressure, helping keep classrooms secure.

Officers Talk Freely About Body Cameras

August 30, 2018

The primary reason officers like wearing body cams is for protection from lies about their character and their behavior. That's invaluable.

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