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Google Charging Law Enforcement for Warrant Response

Google’s fees range from $45 for a subpoena and $60 for a wiretap to $245 for a search warrant, according to a notice sent to law enforcement officials.

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Google to Use Text-to-Speech Technology for Emergency Calls on Pixels

Google is adding an automated text-to-speech feature to the Phone app on Pixel devices to make it easier to relay important information for emergency calls.

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.

Google and RapidSOS Now Provide Emergency Location for 911 Calls Nationwide

RapidSOS is partnering with Google to deliver life-saving 911 caller location information to public safety agencies nationwide. With the U.S. activation of Android Emergency Location Service (ELS), emergency communications centers using the free RapidSOS Next Generation 911 (NG911) Clearinghouse will now receive faster and more accurate caller location for 911 calls from Android devices.

Google to Keynote the International Wireless Communication Expo in March

Dr. Preston Marshall, Technical Program Manager, Spectrum Access Technology, Google, will keynote International Wireless Communication Expo (IWCE), which takes place March 27-31, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Google Self-Driving Car Gets Pulled Over

A Google self-driving car was pulled over by police because the vehicle was traveling too slowly.

Waze'd and Confused

Why are companies like Google offering the Waze app through their online app stores, without any regard for officer safety? It's hard to get a straight answer.

Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App Disabled

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say the mobile app could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.

Newest Androids to Offer Default Encryption, Blocking Police Searches

The next generation of Google’s Android operating system, due for release next month, will encrypt data by default for the first time, raising yet another barrier to police gaining access to the troves of personal data typically kept on smartphones.

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Autonomous Cars: Driving on Auto Pilot

Imagine an officer gets into the driver's seat, which recognizes her by retina scan, and it immediately moves to the position she prefers. The officer logs on via voice request to the department CAD system and "tells" the vehicle to patrol the downtown area using random patrol "Henry 1." This could be reality sooner than you think.

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