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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.

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Nation's First High-Speed Chase Warning System Launches in South Carolina

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.

NYPD Asks Google to Stop Revealing Police Checkpoints

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.

New iPhone App Allows Users to "Automatically" Record Interactions with Police

Siri Shortcuts allows users to do a variety of things on their phone with very little prompting by the phone's user.

FirstNet Emergency Drop Kits to Create 'Connected Bubble' for Public Safety

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.

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. 

The Future of Law Enforcement Communications

As a technologist, it’s my opinion that agencies will soon be able to receive much more tactical/situational information from all active incidents, including verbal transmissions, without ever touching a communications device.

iCitation and eCrash

TBL Systems' modular system includes an app-based eCitation and eCrash solution for iPhone, iPad, or connected MDC.

Bushnell Launches New Ballistics Calculator App

The new Bushnell Ballistics App is a companion app to use with Bushnell rifle scopes to calculate firing solutions for ammunition and rifle combinations. The app allows users to use current atmospheric data and AB Laboratory bullet data to calculate the hold-overs needed to make precise shooting solutions.

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.