Today we throw around the term "smartphone" with emphasis on the "phone" part of the word. But our real attention should be paid to the "smart." The processing power of these devices and their capabilities go far beyond cellular telephony. And manufacturers of law enforcement technology products have taken notice.
February 8, 2017
Many of the most innovative features on the current generation of law enforcement body-worn camera systems are all about ensuring the evidence is captured as accurately as possible, that it can be integrated with other video capture systems, and it can be redacted.
April 7, 2016
All of the video agencies must cope with presents law enforcement with headaches. It's costly to store; it's costly to review, and it's costly to process for legally mandated release to the press and the public.
February 23, 2016
Denying officers access to the video records of incidents before they write their reports serves only one purpose: It's a trap. The goal here is to play "gotcha" with the officers and try to catch them in a lie.
August 6, 2015
Those who have succeeded in implementing wearable evidence capture programs say agencies may want to take a step back and make sure they are getting the right equipment and have the proper infrastructure in place to make their adoption of officer-worn video a success.
December 21, 2014
Here's a look at wearable video systems and officer-worn evidence capture equipment as well as some of the other cool products at IACP 2014.
December 2, 2014
Law enforcement agencies have been using in-car video cameras for a little more than two decades. The devices have defended officers against nuisance claims of abusive or even brutal behavior. But now some agencies are beginning to ask if in-car video systems have been made obsolete by officer-worn systems.
October 16, 2013
For some 15 years now, American police officers have been joined on patrol by in-car video systems that document their interaction with the public. Now, at least four companies have developed, are marketing, or plan to market body-worn video systems to law enforcement officers.
June 1, 2009
You are always on video. The only question that you have to ask yourself is whose video it will be?
June 1, 2009
TASER International wants to give you the ability to show a jury or board of inquiry exactly what you saw on the street. That's the idea behind the company's TASERCAM and its soon to be launched Autonomous eXtended on-Officer Network (AXON).
July 1, 2008