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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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Underwater Search System

SAMM is Oceanic Imaging Consultants' Stand Alone Mosaicking Module, ideal for underwater search and survey.

Dallas GIS Police Analyst Uses Geospatial Skills to Fight Crime

Geographic information systems (GIS) has changed the way law enforcement fights crime. American Sentinel University's GIS program is designed to teach officers the tools they need to map and analyze crime patterns.

Laser Mapping System

Laser Technology added new components to its mapping package for crash scene investigations that includes an LTI TruPulse 200X laser, BAP data collector, and TruAngle device.

All Traffic Solutions Launches DriveTimes App

The DriveTimes app allows officers to update traffic messages on All Traffic Solutions' traffic signs, including the time to destination and alternate routes.

Using a Photo's Meta Data To Find a Location

Within most digital pictures, cameras store meta data called EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) within the header of the file. This data can give you major clues about the origin of the photo.

Esri, Geofeedia Add Social Media Analytics to Mapping Software

Esri announced a partnership to incorporate Geofeedia's social media tools into its ArcGIS mapping platform to assist law enforcement during emergency events. The upgrade will give public safety professionals the capability to accurately integrate, monitor, analyze, and visualize live emergency data as events unfold.

App Review: Google Maps

For officers who aren't issued patrol vehicles equipped with GPS for positioning and call routing, Google Maps offers a very useful alternative. GPS will always be the best choice, but it's more costly, making Google Maps a tool that's within easy reach.

Improvised Law Enforcement Technology

The recession has made most law enforcement agencies cut back on their purchases of technology. That means that all of law enforcement is having to learn what small agencies have known for some time. You can do a lot for less, if you put your mind to it.

ArcGIS 9.3

Whether you need to perform spatial analysis, manage large amounts of spatial data, or produce cartographically appealing maps to aid in decision making, ArcGIS allows you to use one common platform to meet all your GIS needs. And because ArcGIS is built using technology standards, it will integrate well with your existing systems.