Motorola Solutions announced that Oakland, CA, selected the company's PremierOne CAD Software's "Disaster Recovery as a Service" (DRaaS) solution to help ensure the resilience of its computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operations in the event of a disaster.
January 28, 2020
The Linn County (OR) Sheriff's Office has implemented CentralSquare Audit Proof, a cloud-hosted solution designed to help law enforcement agencies gain valuable insight into their staff's National Crime Information Center (NCIC) activity.
December 4, 2019
Police agencies in California are getting closer to acquiring and deploying new technology that can reportedly detect the presence of TCH in the system of drivers suspected of driving under the influence.
October 14, 2019
The bill from Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, takes effect at the start of 2020 and expires after three years. Ting initially proposed a permanent ban on the technology.
October 9, 2019
The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff's Office has a new partnership with Securus Technologies to bring technology to the inmates at the Adult Detention Center. Inmates are now able to use tablets to help advance their education and gain new skills while they are incarcerated.
July 31, 2019
The proposal, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, would also require public input and the supervisors’ approval before agencies buy investigative technology with public funds. That includes the purchase of license plate readers, toll readers, closed-circuit cameras, body cams, and biometrics technology and software for forecasting criminal activity.
May 7, 2019
Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore plans to scrap a controversial program that uses data to identify individuals who are most likely to commit violent crimes, bowing to criticism included in an audit and by privacy groups.
April 10, 2019
The Fremont (CA) Police Department recently released video of an incident in February showing how an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a thermal imaging camera helped to locate a child missing from a local school for the deaf.
March 8, 2019
The camera automatically starts recording when an officer draws the gun from the holster.
November 13, 2018
Data obtained from a murdered woman's "Fitbit" activity tracker may have led police in California to the suspected murderer.
October 5, 2018
Alto Alliance is a technology platform with comprehensive analytics that ties together retailers' data with industry-wide resources to efficiently bridge the gap between retail, law enforcement, and the judicial system to prosecute repeat offenders and organized retail crime gangs.
October 4, 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.
September 14, 2018
"Drones will be flying over watching the perimeters. It takes us a few minutes to get an officer to a perimeter breach but a drone takes 45 seconds," Indio Police Sgt. Dan Marshall said. "The drones will also allow us to monitor traffic better than before."
April 13, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department's years-long practice of keeping video from body cameras and patrol cars under wraps will soon end after the agency's civilian bosses approved a policy Tuesday that requires the release of recordings in the future.
March 20, 2018
Under the proposed plan, the LAPD would also begin to release some video shot by cameras in patrol cars and on drones – and video collected from private security cameras and bystanders.
February 21, 2018