Waze'd and Confused
July 16, 2015
Thanks to the patriots at Google Inc., Apple, and Microsoft, terrorists and cop killers can now use Waze, a community-based traffic and navigation app from Waze Mobile, to target the locations of officers in police vehicles.
The Waze app advises
Portable Crime Scene Management
March 1, 2015
is becoming a possibility.
CrimePad, an app for the Apple iPad, was developed by a team of crime scene investigators, software authors, and graphic designers, but the co-creators of the tool were two veteran forensic specialists Jeff Gurvis and Jane M. Homeyer, Ph.D. "CrimePad was started based on real-world experience," says Gurvis
Haystax Releases Mobile Field Interview Application for Law Enforcement
July 14, 2015
Field Interview Application is designed to streamline data entry for law enforcement agencies by providing an end-to-end digital data management system. The new app eliminates paperwork, auto-populates data, and finds related cases, providing law enforcement an enormous time savings in data entry tasks.
"The Mobile Field Interview is an essential law enforcement app that streamlines the field
Smartphone Case Management App
October 29, 2014
. QueTel's Mobile Traq lets you do all this via an app on the smartphone you already use.
"With the Mobile Traq app on your smartphone you have one device performing several different functions. To start with, it's a still camera, video camera, and interview tape recorder. So it's recording most of what you'd need at the incident location," explains Jim Cleaveland, QueTel president. And that's just
Mutualink: Opening Communication Channels
January 31, 2015
-friendly Mutualink Edge app, which runs on handheld data devices like smartphones and tablets. The apps enable instant access to the same technology in the field for officers.
How It Works
Mutualink's proprietary technology gives the requesting agency, when granted permission through the mutual acceptance of each party, the ability to patch directly into a predetermined channel
NIST Drafts Guide for Checking Apps Used at Work
November 14, 2014
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is readying guidance to help agencies evaluate commercial mobile applications that agency workers might use on government-issued devices or personal apps that access government networks, reports GCN.
Vigilant Solutions to Unveil Mobile Companion App at IACP
October 24, 2014
Vigilant Solutions will be unveiling its new Mobile Companion app at the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Orlando.
Tom Joyce, Vice President of Product Development
Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App Disabled
January 26, 2015
Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked, reports
10 LE Mobile Apps
March 27, 2013
Check out our sampling of 10 mobile apps for smartphones and tablets that will ease your patrol workflow. For full write-ups on each app, read our feature, "10 Great LE Mobile Apps." Screenshots courtesy of vendors.
10 Great LE Mobile Apps
March 25, 2013
It's difficult to find a police officer—or a person, for that matter—who doesn't use a smartphone or tablet today. While these ubiquitous devices can be used to communicate, watch movies, and play games, they have also become serious