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More Than Just License Plate Readers
IACP 2019: Report from the Aisles
POLICE Survey: Law Enforcement and Technology

POLICE Survey: Law Enforcement and Technology

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

My Technology Can…Help You Catch Suspects Faster
Move Over Or Else

Move Over Or Else

Brekford Traffic Safety's Argos Guardian Move Over Camera is designed to mount to an officer's vehicle and document move-over violations to make officers safer.

May 1, 2018

12 Things You Need to Know About LPR

12 Things You Need to Know About LPR

License plate recognition is one of the most effective but most misunderstood crime prevention tools available to law enforcement.

April 3, 2018

Ekin: Smart Patrol in a Lightbar

Ekin: Smart Patrol in a Lightbar

What if you could install one product on a patrol car that provided capability for automatic license plate recognition, facial recognition, and speed and parking violation detection? Billed as the first and only smart patrol in the world, Ekin's Patrol G2 is designed to do just that, in the form of a fully functioning lightbar.

February 7, 2018

Catching It All on Camera

Catching It All on Camera

Agencies use in-car technology to solve crimes, such as LPR used to identify and arrest a thief in Kansas who was targeting local churches earlier this year. 

December 6, 2017

IACP 2017: Best of Show

IACP 2017: Best of Show

Here's a look at the products that caught our eye at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show held at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Convention Center.

December 4, 2017

Smart Phone Apps: Extra Features

Smart Phone Apps: Extra Features

Today we throw around the term "smartphone" with emphasis on the "phone" part of the word. But our real attention should be paid to the "smart." The processing power of these devices and their capabilities go far beyond cellular telephony. And manufacturers of law enforcement technology products have taken notice.

February 8, 2017

LPR Technology

LPR Technology

Here are some of the latest LPR products for law enforcement on the market right now.

April 7, 2016

ALPR: Capturing Crime Leads

ALPR: Capturing Crime Leads

Automated license plate reader (ALPR) technology allows law enforcement officers to quickly recognize expired tags and identify and locate stolen vehicles. But it's also often instrumental in finding wanted and missing persons and solving a wide range of crimes, including homicides.

March 23, 2015

Why You Should Double Check for Accuracy

Why You Should Double Check for Accuracy

Although law enforcement officers are given considerable leeway for reasonable mistakes, you don't get much slack for unreasonable mistakes that result from hasty reactions to bad information that comes from your own official sources.

August 8, 2014

LPR Under Fire

LPR Under Fire

Many state legislators are listening to the ACLU and others who want to rein in LPR operations. New Hampshire already bans the use of the technology except at toll stations, and other states are considering legislation that to some degree would change the way agencies use LPR.

April 17, 2014

Streamlining the Job

Streamlining the Job

New technology and modern practices are saving wear and tear on everything from budgets to personnel. In an era of doing more with less, it just makes sense.

November 22, 2013