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ShotSpotter

Chicago Releases Video of Man Shooting Officers, Officers Shooting Back

Police said the incident unfolded after officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert shortly after 7 a.m. May 16. At the scene, they came across a man later identified as 45-year-old Bruce Lua, who they followed at a distance for several blocks while shouting verbal commands at him to stop.

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2 Chicago Officers Shot Responding to Shotspotter Alert

They were shot as they approached a man they observed in a vacant lot near where the Shotspotter went off. There was no chase and no interaction, according to police.

New Jersey City's Voters Approve Gunfire Detection System ShotSpotter

The unofficial vote showed 1,566, or more than 70 percent, of residents voted yes on a ballot question for the city to spend $195,000 per year for the next three years to purchase the ShotSpotter system.

Louisville Plans to Use Drones to Respond to Gunshots

Louisville wants to try out the concept of sending self-routing drones to fly to the scene of a possible shooting first to determine who fired the weapon or identify a false alarm.

Chicago Using Los Angeles-Style Predictive Policing Technology to Reduce Murder Rate

The lab’s job: to help build and operate Strategic Decision Support Centers, where officers and civilian analysts monitor gunshot detectors, surveillance cameras and other data to pinpoint where crimes occur and where they might happen next.

Shotspotter and Verizon Partner to Expand Gunshot Detection Through City Street Lights

ShotSpotter has announced an agreement with Verizon to bring the ShotSpotter solution to cities by leveraging Verizon's Light Sensory Network, an IoT platform deployed on street lights.

Genetec Inc. Integrates ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection Technology in Security Center

Genetec Inc. has integrated ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology from SST Inc. into its unified IP security platform, Security Center to provide police departments with more actionable information when a gunshot situation occurs.

Cape Town, South Africa Selects Shotspotter Gunfire Detection System

SST, Inc., known for its gunfire detection and analysis, has announced that Cape Town, South Africa − rated among the world's most violent cities − has selected ShotSpotter as a pivotal part of its crime prevention efforts to reduce gun violence and murders.

ShotSpotter to Detect Gunfire in Six New Cities

SST, Inc., the maker of ShotSpotter known for gunfire detection, location, alerting and analysis, announced it is now deployed in more than 90 cities worldwide, with six new cities signing up in the second half of 2014 to bring ShotSpotter to their communities.

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21st Century Surveillance

Revolutionary progress in the world of technology has enabled numerous changes in the techniques police officers use to identify, track, and make cases against suspects.

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