Led by the FBI, Australian police and numerous European law enforcement agencies, the investigation gave the officials a window into the conversations of criminal networks, as people planned illegal drug shipments, plotted robberies and put out contracts for killings.
June 8, 2021
The Oshkosh (WI) Police Department announced plans to enable citizens to use a mobile app to report non-emergency incidents to the agency.
September 10, 2019
Waverly Labs' Ambassador over-the-ear interpreter lets officers communicate in multiple languages using a smartphone.
August 8, 2019
Oconee County (SC) Sheriff Mike Crenshaw heads up the first law enforcement agency in the nation to use the PursuitAlert technology. "Today we are happy to announce that we have a way to warn our citizens when someone refuses to stop for a deputy. While we can control the type of pursuits our deputies engage in through policy, we cannot control the individual that refuses to stop for blue lights and sirens. I am confident that PursuitAlert can save lives," said Crenshaw.
February 25, 2019
The department sent a cease-and-desist letter over the weekend demanding Google disable the crowd-sourced app’s function that allows motorists to pinpoint police whereabouts.
February 6, 2019
Siri Shortcuts allows users to do a variety of things on their phone with very little prompting by the phone's user.
October 4, 2018
The AT&T FirstNet Team is creating portable kits that will envelop first responders in a 300-foot "connected bubble," letting them maintain constant communication to better coordinate their response.
August 10, 2018
Envisage Technologies, creators of the Acadis Readiness Suite—a software solution built to manage the complex training operations for first responder communities—announced that they have begun offering a mobile application for Apple mobile devices. Acadis Mobile is available for download from the App Store.
November 30, 2016
SceneDoc, public safety all-in-one mobile software for data collection and retrieval, has announced the availability of SceneDoc V4.1, an autonomous module aimed at delivering patrol officers a cutting edge offering for eCitations.
October 17, 2016
Recently, Kodiak announced that its partner Pryme had certified new Bluetooth 4.0 accessories for use with its carrier-integrated broadband PTT solution.
October 14, 2016
Dallas Police say a growing number of predators who use social media and dating apps such as Tinder, Kik, PlentyOfFish, MocoSpace and MeetMe to prey on unsuspecting women.
February 5, 2016
The Haystax Mobile Field Interview Application is designed to streamline data entry for law enforcement agencies by providing an end-to-end digital data management system. The new app auto-populates data and finds related cases, providing an enormous time savings.
July 14, 2015
Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say the mobile app could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.
January 26, 2015
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is readying guidance to help agencies evaluate commercial mobile applications that agency workers might use on government-issued devices or personal apps that access government networks.
November 14, 2014
New NowForce Law Enforcement helps optimize communications, share critical information, and assign the closest officers through a cloud-based CAD.
November 12, 2014