Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Future Technology

Q&A: Axon's Rick Smith on the End of Deadly Force

Axon CEO Rick Smith is known for thinking and speaking about the next generation of technology. Now he is predicting that less-lethal weapons can almost eliminate fatal officer-involved shootings by 2030.

Read more

A 2030 Vision

Can less-lethal weapons advance to the point that police can use them instead of deadly force? Axon's Rick Smith believes they can.

Graphene Research Could Lead to Foil-Thin Body Armor

Researchers from the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center discovered that by combining no more than two layers of graphene, they would be able to create an ultra-thin material that, when it is struck by a fast-moving projectile like a bullet, it suddenly hardens and protects the wearer.

Bill Requiring CA Police to Disclose Surveillance Equipment Clears First Hurdle

Despite no show of public support, the state Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would require law enforcement agencies in California to disclose all of the surveillance equipment they use to the public.

Ford Offers "Surveillance mode" in New Police Interceptor

Ford has tweaked some on-board technology to warn if someone approaches the car from behind.

Mississippi Police Want Traffic Violators to Pay for Technology Upgrades

New Albany, Miss., police want to add $10 to traffic tickets to bring their technology up-to-date.

Are You Ready for the Future of Policing?

There’s a chat-bot out there that knows what dialog to use to elicit the right information from the predator to get an identification and conviction. So maybe in the not too distant future, cyber detectives will not have to make their own undercover profiles and spend hours chatting with sexual predators.