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Panasonic to Take Part in Panel at IACP Technology Conference

The IACP Technology Conference is taking place in Jacksonville, FL, May 20–22. At the event on Tuesday, May 21, at 4 pm ET, Panasonic will take part in the panel discussion, "Managing Officer Safety Now and in the Future through a Strong Technology Ecosystem."

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San Francisco Could Ban Use of Facial Recognition by Law Enforcement

The proposal, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, would also require public input and the supervisors’ approval before agencies buy investigative technology with public funds. That includes the purchase of license plate readers, toll readers, closed-circuit cameras, body cams, and biometrics technology and software for forecasting criminal activity.

Axon Employees, Customers, and Partners Are Making Policing Healthier

Earlier this week I attended the Axon Accelerate Conference in downtown Phoenix. The official theme was "Run In"—in recognition of the fact that police officers run toward danger while everyone else runs away. But there was another underlying theme, "Total Wellness" for law enforcement.

Axon Develops Tool for Measuring Officer Performance and Identifying Training Needs Through Body Camera Footage

Axon has announced the launch of Axon Performance, a data analytics tool that helps to streamline the policy review process for law enforcement agencies. Axon Performance allows supervisors to more efficiently review video footage, perform agencywide officer performance evaluations, identify training needs and save officers time so they can spend more time in their communities.

(Video) The Benefits (and Limitations) of Body Cameras

LAPD Captain Greg Meyer (ret.) discusses some of the benefits of body-worn cameras, such as proving an officer's innocence of wrongdoing when falsely accused by a citizen, as well as some limitations.

Texas University Releases Results from Police Body Camera Footage Study

Ultimately, researchers found that force of any kind was exceedingly rare and police and citizen interactions in Aransas Pass were not influenced by gender or race. Instead, the likelihood of a citizen receiving a citation or getting arrested was most strongly tied with whether they were intoxicated or pulled over for a traffic violation.

Upstate New York Police Union: Higher Salary for Officers Wearing Body Cameras

Syracuse Police Benevolent Association President Jeff Piedmonte said wearing cameras adds extra work to an officer’s day as well as extra stress.

Texas Officers Accused of "Brutalizing" Family on 911 Call Didn't Activate Body Cameras

Officers called to respond to a domestic dispute in the Dallas suburb of DeSoto in August either failed to activate their body-worn cameras or turned them off at some point during the incident, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Tennessee Lawmakers to Police: Turn on Body Cameras or Face Felony Charges

Under the proposed law, officers would face felony charges for intentionally disabling a body camera.

Motorola's Dynamic Duo for Digital Evidence

Motorola Solutions' new Si200 body-worn camera is designed to work seamlessly with the company's digital evidence management suite for end-to-end efficiency and security.