Rick Smith, Axon's CEO, says the lawsuit will not have any effect on the company's ability to provide law enforcement agencies with video evidence capture and management tools and less-lethal weapons. "Typically these things take two to four years to sort out," he explains.
January 9, 2020
Innovative new body cameras, radios, and training simulators were among the stars of this year's show.
December 16, 2019
Panasonic i-Pro Sensing Solutions' new BWC offers a field-swappable battery for extended shift operation and an easy-to-read display.
December 4, 2019
Wearable video cameras can be very beneficial for officers and agencies, but it's important to understand what they can and can't do.
October 18, 2019
A dizzying variety of hardware and software tools are now available for police operations. But are they actually being used? We sent a special survey out to law enforcement officers to find out. Here's what we discovered.
October 18, 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
Axon Records allows agencies to streamline the report writing process so that officers have more time to spend in their community. This RMS is fully configurable, so agencies can create custom forms, workflows and work-groups to meet their specific needs.
October 2, 2019
Axon has announced that the United States Forest Service (USFS) will outfit officers and agents across its law enforcement and investigative agency with Axon Body 2 cameras backed by the digital evidence management system, Axon Evidence (Evidence.com). The USFS has been a TASER Conducted Energy Weapon customer since 2008 and began an agencywide deployment of TASER X26Ps in 2018.
September 30, 2019
Axon announced that the Atlanta and Baltimore City Police Departments, both Major Cities Chiefs Association members, will deploy Axon's new TASER 7 weapons and Axon Body 3 cameras as part of Axon's new Officer Safety Plan 7+ (OSP 7+). Orange County (FL) Sheriff's Office will also deploy TASER 7 weapons on OSP 7+.
August 16, 2019
“We are excited to join the Motorola Solutions team,” said Robert Vanman, founder, CEO, and chairman of WatchGuard. “This acquisition enables us to continue providing market-leading mobile video solutions to existing customers while also leveraging Motorola Solutions’ global footprint and growing video security solutions portfolio.”
July 11, 2019
In the June 20 Webinar, Derrington will discuss the challenge of storing video data, finding a fluid storage solution that can accommodate increasing amounts of video, and the security of stored data.
June 18, 2019
The IACP Technology Conference is taking place in Jacksonville, FL, May 20–22. At the event on Tuesday, May 21, at 4 pm ET, Panasonic will take part in the panel discussion, "Managing Officer Safety Now and in the Future through a Strong Technology Ecosystem."
May 20, 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
Axon has announced the launch of Axon Performance, a data analytics tool that helps to streamline the policy review process for law enforcement agencies. Axon Performance allows supervisors to more efficiently review video footage, perform agencywide officer performance evaluations, identify training needs and save officers time so they can spend more time in their communities.
April 30, 2019
LAPD Captain Greg Meyer (ret.) discusses some of the benefits of body-worn cameras, such as proving an officer's innocence of wrongdoing when falsely accused by a citizen, as well as some limitations.
April 18, 2019