Officers with the New York Police Department will soon be putting down their pens and setting aside their hefty department-issued memo books in favor of a new mobile phone app that they will use to keep a detailed log of their daily activities on patrol.
February 7, 2020
Assisted Patrol, a leading covert and bait product for cell phones and tablets, is adding new, powerful video and audio recording capabilities to its system.
August 30, 2019
Google is adding an automated text-to-speech feature to the Phone app on Pixel devices to make it easier to relay important information for emergency calls.
August 6, 2019
Riviera Beach Police Chief Michael Madden said, "In conjunction with our recent body camera deployment, we issued each of our Police Officers a smartphone on FirstNet, causing a major shift in the way we collect and share information imperative to our mission. It bridges many gaps on the technology forefront and drastically improves communications between first responders and with our community at large."
April 6, 2019
After some discussion, Webster invoked Seo's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.The Indiana Court of Appeals sided with Webster.
March 21, 2019
Cat phones has announced the availability of the Cat S48c rugged smartphone with U.S. wireless provider Verizon. The Cat S48c is designed to keep working even in tough environments.
January 15, 2019
Police officer Captain John Sherwin of the Rochester Police Department in Minnesota said of the claim iOS 12 was preventing GrayKey from unlocking iPhones: “That’s a fairly accurate assessment as to what we have experienced."
October 24, 2018
Face ID can work against law enforcement because if police officers look to many times at the screen before the subject does, it can "force the iPhone to request a potentially harder to obtain passcode instead," according to Motherboard.
October 16, 2018
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
FBI agents recently forced a man to unlock his iPhone using the device's built-in facial biometric unlocking system—Face ID—according to Forbes.
October 2, 2018
Following officials’ annual meeting, known as the Five Country Ministerial (FCM), it was agreed there is an “increasing gap” between the ability of police to access data and the ability to “acquire and use the content of that data” in the courts. Nations complained end-to-end encryption—used in apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram—is also used by terrorists and criminals.
September 5, 2018
The new Genetec Clearance feature is designed to make it easy for the general public and private businesses to contribute to crime-solving efforts by sharing relevant video and photos from their cell phones and surveillance systems with law enforcement agencies.
August 17, 2018
First responders can preorder the new Samsung Galaxy Note9, which is part of the FirstNet ecosystem. FirstNet users can also pick up the new smartphone in AT&T stores on Aug. 24.
August 14, 2018
A new report released by the Center for Strategic and International Studies found that "local, state, and federal law enforcement made more than 130,000 requests last year for digital evidence from six top technology companies."
July 27, 2018
In a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police must first obtain a search warrant before examining location data — cell tower records that can show a person’s movement for long periods of time — stored on a subject’s mobile phone.
June 22, 2018