At the IACP show these days there's the conventional stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And it can be on the same aisle and even side by side; sometimes it can even be in the same booth.
January 3, 2014
The latest traffic enforcement products provide officers with advanced acquisition and durability. Photos courtesy of vendors.
October 11, 2013
Technology tends to be the emphasis of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference. True to form, many of the coolest products at this year's show, held Sep. 29–Oct. 3 in San Diego, focused on the now high-tech aspects of evidence collection. Multiple companies debuted new and improved takes on video, drug analysis, and biometrics. Plenty of new tablets were also on hand. The following is a quick look at some of the products at IACP 2012 that caught our attention. Photos: Mark W. Clark, Paul Clinton, Stalker Radar, Thermo Scientific, and Ti Training
November 8, 2012
Automatically capture and record evidence from your law enforcement vehicle, be it a car, truck, SUV, or motorcycle. View this photo gallery for the latest offerings from sight leading police suppliers.
September 21, 2012
A group of officers spent one week evaluating four frontline lidar units and two specialty units for POLICE Magazine. View this gallery for details on each unit, and then read the full results in "Lidar Technology Comes of Age."
September 21, 2012
Every cop needs at least one reliable flashlight for duty, and most own a few for various situations. Here are 11 models from leading gear suppliers if you're in the market for a light.
December 22, 2011
In-car video systems now available to law enforcement agencies offer screens embedded in rear-view mirrors, solid-state hard drives, improved viewing angles, wireless file transfer, and other features. View these seven systems available from Digital Ally, Federal Signal, Kustom Signals, L-3 Mobile-Vision, Panasonic, Patrol Witness, and WatchGuard.
October 24, 2011
Each year at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the leading manufacturers of law enforcement products roll out some of their most innovative offerings. The 2010 IACP show was no exception. Here's an overview of some of the most interesting products we saw at this year's IACP. For more coverage of the show, pick up our December issue.
December 6, 2010