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3 Major Agencies to Deploy Axon's Officer Safety Plan 7+

3 Major Agencies to Deploy Axon's Officer Safety Plan 7+

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

Motorola Solutions Acquires WatchGuard

“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

Panasonic to Take Part in Panel at IACP Technology Conference

Panasonic to Take Part in Panel at IACP Technology Conference

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

San Francisco Could Ban Use of Facial Recognition by Law Enforcement

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 Develops Tool for Measuring Officer Performance and Identifying Training Needs Through Body Camera Footage

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

(Video) The Benefits (and Limitations) of Body Cameras

(Video) The Benefits (and Limitations) of Body Cameras

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

Texas University Releases Results from Police Body Camera Footage Study

Ultimately, researchers found that force of any kind was exceedingly rare and police and citizen interactions in Aransas Pass were not influenced by gender or race. Instead, the likelihood of a citizen receiving a citation or getting arrested was most strongly tied with whether they were intoxicated or pulled over for a traffic violation.

April 4, 2019

Motorola's Dynamic Duo for Digital Evidence

Motorola's Dynamic Duo for Digital Evidence

Motorola Solutions' new Si200 body-worn camera is designed to work seamlessly with the company's digital evidence management suite for end-to-end efficiency and security.

February 3, 2019

Motorola Solutions Adds Si200 Body-Worn Camera to its Digital Evidence Ecosystem

The compact and lightweight Si200 body-worn camera captures high-definition video and features additional advanced capabilities, Motorola Solutions says. The importance of an integrated ecosystem for digital evidence management becomes clear when footage from the Si200 is uploaded to CommandCentral Vault, the company adds.

January 14, 2019

IACP 2018: Axon Announces Streaming Video Body Cam and New TASER

The TASER 7 features dramatically improved effectiveness, including adaptive cross connect and improved spiral probe design, and is fully integrated with Evidence.com, Axon's digital data management solution, Axon says. The Axon Body 3 features real-time situational awareness with live streaming, gunshot detection and rapid wireless evidence offload.

October 7, 2018

Mobile Technology 2018

Mobile Technology 2018

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

August 31, 2018

Officers Talk Freely About Body Cameras

Officers Talk Freely About Body Cameras

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

August 30, 2018

Baton Rouge PD Adopts New Policy for Faster Release of OIS Videos

Baton Rouge police announced their Public Release of Critical Incident Recordings policy, which creates a protocol for the review of any recordings from critical incidents involving an officer and requires a decision from the police chief within 12 days about its public release.

August 22, 2018