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(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

Knightscope's Robots Can Help Law Enforcement Officers Secure Facilities, Prevent Crime
Facebook Changes Concern Local Police and Government Agencies

Facebook Changes Concern Local Police and Government Agencies

A recent change at Facebook is having an impact on police and government agencies that's making them worried. The social media giant has changed its algorithm and residents may not be able to easily see posts from cities and counties. More Here.

January 30, 2018

Paralyzed MO Officer Presented with Smart Home

Paralyzed MO Officer Presented with Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation will present a smart home to former Ballwin, MO, police officer Mike Flamion who was paralyzed from the neck down after being shot in the line of duty. More Here.

November 22, 2017

AZ Police Department Uses Drone to Find 3 Missing Children
L.A. Police Commission Approves Use of Drones for 1-Year Program
VA Rescue Crew Uses Drones to Help Rescue Man Trapped by Tree
CA Agency Equips Officers with Smartphone Body Cameras Powered by Visual Labs Software
LAPD Asks Police Commission to Approve Drone Program

LAPD Asks Police Commission to Approve Drone Program

LAPD Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala presented the department’s plan for a pilot program for limited use of drones to the Board of Police Commissioners, which was not required to vote on the pilot program Tuesday and took no action. More Here.

August 9, 2017

VA Company Developing Radar Gun that Detects Texting in Vehicles

VA Company Developing Radar Gun that Detects Texting in Vehicles

A Virginia-based company called ComSonics may have the solution to that problem. According to CNN, the company is developing a radar gun that will not only tell officers the speed of the targeted but also whether someone is texting in the vehicle.

April 7, 2017

Maryland Agency Uses Drone to Locate Stolen Construction Equipment
VA Agency Deploys New Injury-Detecting Technology in Vests

VA Agency Deploys New Injury-Detecting Technology in Vests

The Montgomery County (VA) Sheriff's Office is the first police agency in the country to use a new technology to help injured officers. The Automatic Injury Detection Panels fit on officers' vests and they can detect when an officer has been shot or stabbed. More Here.

February 10, 2017

Arizona DPS Buys $2 Million of High-Tech Training Simulators
FL Sheriff's Office Posts Photo of Arrested Man Crying, Responds to Critics
Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

Austin Police Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments

The Austin (TX) Police Department says Detective Jason Chiappardi posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the shooting of naked unarmed teen David Joseph. The department gave him a three-day suspension without pay. More Here.

August 24, 2016