Drones and UAS (Uncrewed Aerial Systems) are revolutionizing public safety. These systems are providing first responders and law enforcement with improved situational awareness and enhanced operational response, while saving them time, money, and increasing officer safety.
Reducing the risk and liability requires public safety leaders to take proactive measures to ensure their people have the training and tools they need to get themselves, and civilians, home safe.
Read about how e-citation systems are making traffic stops safer for officers and motorists, how motorists can work with police to report non-injury traffic accidents, how automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems can help agencies monitor traffic patterns, and how crash mapping can predict when and where accidents are likely to occur.
In the POLICE Special Report: The Future of Firearms Training 2022 read about how virtual reality technology is being used in simulator training, how some agencies are adding scenario training to their live-fire ranges, and what can be done to minimize gunfire noise disturbing people who live near police firing ranges.
In the POLICE Special Report: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing, read about how to accurately test narcotics in the field, the legal justification for using K-9s in drug enforcement, and the policing of illegal marijuana grows in states where it is legal to sell and cultivate marijuana under license.
In the POLICE Special Report: Fleet Management & Upfitting, read about How to Get the Most Out of Your Telematics Solution, Building a New Fleet Facility, Testing the Latest Police Patrol Vehicles, Making the Case for Fleet Software, Justifying the Purchase of Armored Vehicles, and How Inmate Labor Can Benefit Fleet Shops.
The key to providing the best protection to the public is by implementing the proper equipment. With first-responder networks, agencies are able to successfully communicate during emergencies. Here are the best practices to consider when implementing a first-responder network for your agency.
In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Software & Mobile Apps, read about How the Newest Software is Increasing Officer Efficiency, Helps Detectives Close Cases, and Enhances Officer Safety; Cloud-Based Policy and Training Management Tools; The Next Generation of Law Enforcement Software; and Putting Telematics to Work for Departments.
In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Ballistic Protection, read about Maintaining Concealable Body Armor, Adding Ballistic Armor to Patrol Vehicles, 10 Things You Need to Know About Ballistic Helmets, Defensive Measures on Campus, What You Should Know About Hard Armor, and the Future of Armor.
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