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The Top 5 Facts About Public Safety Mobility

The Top 5 Facts About Public Safety Mobility

Curious about what mobility means in public safety? Check out this expert interview and find out what it means for law enforcement agencies and fire departments throughout the US.

May 30, 2019

Pursuit Alert: 21st Century Siren

Pursuit Alert: 21st Century Siren

Anyone can download the PursuitAlert app for free. It delivers a visible alert, an audible alert, and push notification to the user's phone that a pursuit is occurring in the vicinity. 

August 6, 2018

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

FirstTwo: Incident Intel at Your Fingertips

FirstTwo: Incident Intel at Your Fingertips

There is a staggering amount of information about people and places that can be harvested on the internet and through social media, if you know how to find it and compile it.

September 2, 2016

Police Radios Transition into a New Era

Police Radios Transition into a New Era

Although they aren't as sexy as the other contemporary tools of law enforcement that make more headlines like body-worn cameras and high-tech forensics equipment, no technology is more vital to your mission than your communications equipment.

November 17, 2015

Waze'd and Confused

Waze'd and Confused

Why are companies like Google offering the Waze app through their online app stores, without any regard for officer safety? It's hard to get a straight answer.

July 16, 2015

Portable Crime Scene Management

CrimePad takes full advantage of the iPad's capabilities. The app can be used to record voice, capture video, and take non-evidentiary photos.

February 28, 2015

Smartphone Case Management App

Smartphone Case Management App

For any incident you likely use different methods to record interviews, take notes, transcribe them, write reports, take pictures and video, and then upload everything to your agency's server. QueTel's Mobile Traq lets you do all this via an app on the smartphone you already use.

October 29, 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

10 Great LE Mobile Apps

10 Great LE Mobile Apps

It's difficult to find a police officer—or a person, for that matter—who doesn't use a smartphone or tablet today. While these ubiquitous devices can be used to communicate, watch movies, and play games, they have also become serious work tools that many officers depend on.

March 25, 2013

21st Century Surveillance

21st Century Surveillance

Revolutionary progress in the world of technology has enabled numerous changes in the techniques police officers use to identify, track, and make cases against suspects.

December 20, 2012

Tablets: The Handheld Option

Tablets: The Handheld Option

To capitalize on the explosion of interest in handheld computers, plenty of companies have launched new tablets, including many specifically designed for police work. These devices are still new, but they are expected to have a major impact on public safety technology.

November 15, 2012

Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

Many experts say the smartphone will not become a truly viable law enforcement tool until a new high-speed data (LTE) system for public safety is in place. But even with the current commercial cellular data system smartphones are playing a major role in law enforcement operations.

February 22, 2012

Harris Corp.'s BeOn P25 Radio App

Harris Corp.'s BeOn P25 Radio App

Harris Corp.'s BeOn software app, which was demonstrated at this year's Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO) conference in Philadelphia, inexpensively converts an Android smartphone into a push-to-talk (PTT) Project 25 radio.

October 10, 2011