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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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Riviera Beach (FL) PD Issues All Police Officers Smartphones on FirstNet

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."

Indiana Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether Police Can Compel Suspect to Open Smartphone

After some discussion, Webster invoked Seo's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.The Indiana Court of Appeals sided with Webster.

DuraForce PRO 2 Smartphone

The rugged DuraForce PRO 2 from Kyocera International Inc. is a 4G LTE Android smartphone now available through Verizon Wireless.

Cat Phones to Bring the Cat S48c Smartphone to Verizon Customers

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.

Apple Reportedly Defeats GrayKey Police Investigative Tool for iPhones

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."

Police Advised to Not Look at Suspects' iPhone Screens

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.

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.

FBI Agents Compel Suspect to Unlock iPhone with Biometric Locking System

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.

U.S., 4 Other Nations Call for Lawful Access to Encrypted Mobile Device Data

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.