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
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
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
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
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
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 precedent-setting BVLOS provision is a major regulatory win for the entire U.S. drone industry. It will not only lay the groundwork for other public safety agencies, but also open the door for other industries to benefit from their successes.
March 19, 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