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Digital Monitoring System Enables Cost-Effective Tracking

Law enforcement officers in Clark County, Ark., have embraced a cost-effective system for tracking criminals who are on parole or who have been sentenced to electronic monitoring in lieu of serving jail time—a new GPS-based digital monitoring system.

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Staged Drill Demonstrates Multi-Agency Reaction to Dirty Bomb

Hundreds of law enforcement officials from approximately 30 countries around the globe congregated in Miami where they watched SWAT teams rappel to the ground from a Blackhawk helicopter circling Florida's Orange Bowl. The mock demonstration showcased law enforcement's response to the threat of an impending "dirty bomb" set to explode.

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Colorado Police Embrace New Communications Technology

Law enforcement officials in Colorado's Grand Junction and Mesa County police departments plan to invest in a state-of-the-art, cross-reference database that will enable information sharing, more efficient communications, and expedite case investigations.

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California Law Enforcement Squelches Crips Set

Thirty-six people believed to be members of the upper echelon of a notoriously violent Stockton, Calif.-based Cambodian street gang were arrested Wednesday during raids conducted by state and local law enforcement agencies.

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Sheriff to Make Bid for Vacated House Seat

Sheriff Matt Lori, a 30-year law enforcement veteran, has decided to make a campaign run for the Republican nomination for the Michigan seat, which will be vacated by incumbent Rick Shaffer due to term limits. Lori currently serves as a sheriff in St. Joseph County.

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Optimist Club Names Law Enforcement Awards Recipients

Celebrating stellar service, the Warner Robins Noon Optimist Club gave its Law Enforcement of the Year award to six officers Thursday. The awards are presented to outstanding officers serving Houston (Texas) County annually at the end of May.

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Feds Said to Thwart Airport Terrorist Plot

Federal investigators say they halted a proposed Islamic terrorist ring plotting to blow up buildings, pipelines, and fuel tanks at the landmark John F. Kennedy International Airport, one of the nation's busiest airports, this weekend. A U.S. citizen and two alleged accomplices were arrested. A fourth accomplice is currently believed to be in Trinidad.

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Announcing PoliceMag.com Version 2.0

As much as the Internet is savaged as a venue for pornography, gambling, and cybercrime, the World Wide Web is by far the most efficient information gathering tool ever invented. Historians a century from now may consider it more important in the expansion of human knowledge than the development of the movable type press.

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High-Definition Vehicle Surveillance System Unveiled

Austin, Texas-based CoVi Technologies' recently unveiled high-definition vehicle surveillance security system provides law enforcement officers with a powerful new tool designed to monitor and identify vehicles involved in suspicious or criminal activity, while improving vehicle security in a variety of environments.

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Compact Tablet PC

Compact Tablet PC

Duratab's M3 Series tablet computer is housed in a small 12x9.5x1.75-inch all-metal package with a high-visibility 12-inch touchscreen display. It also features a powerful 1.6GHz Pentium M processor.

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Magnetic Data Eraser

Magnetic Data Eraser

The Mag EraSURE MEP3M degausser from Security Engineered Machinery (SEM) rapidly, completely, and permanently removes confidential or highly sensitive information from hard drives and other magnetic media.

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Ultra-Compact DVR

Ultra-Compact DVR

The new Recon digital video recorder from Fast Forward Video (FFV) has optional USB, CF, SMPTE timecode, and serial digital interface (SDI) features for increased flexibility. The Recon DVR is an ultra-compact board-level digital video recorder.

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Video Capture System

Video Capture System

Salient Stills’ VFSource video import, screen capture, analog capture, and conversion system is designed to allow law enforcement to quickly and easily capture surveillance and security video, for immediate use and forensics. VFSource captures video from a wide variety of analog and digital sources.