Helpful Hints for Recording Interviews & Dictating Reports

Net Transcripts is the leading provider of confidential transcription and translation services for law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. While we pride ourselves on our 98.8% Accuracy Guarantee, high quality recordings that are clearly audible will always result in more accurate transcripts. With this in mind, our team has assembled the following list of tips … Continue reading Helpful Hints for Recording Interviews & Dictating Reports

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BODY-WORN VIDEO: ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Police and law enforcement oversight in the modern era is an increasingly complex and popular topic, with all signs pointing toward the widespread adoption of body-worn cameras for officers and other personnel who regularly make contact with the public. A recent poll shows that 76% of Millennials in the United States support mandatory body-worn cameras for police … Continue reading BODY-WORN VIDEO: ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

GROWING ETHNIC POPULATIONS PRESENT COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

Recent turmoil across the globe has led to an increasing migrant population in the United States. The Obama administration is planning to relocate 10,000 people from Syria alone in the next year, which some local government officials see as a potential societal and economic boon. While there has been some pushback from several groups of … Continue reading GROWING ETHNIC POPULATIONS PRESENT COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

Fighting Crime from the Sky: Drones and UAVs for Law Enforcement

Across the nation, drones are taking off.  The devices – also called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs – are popular with hobbyists for piloting and capturing aerial footage, and have been positioned by corporation giants such as Amazon as a method for delivering goods to consumers. While drones have also been used for illicit activity such as smuggling drugs past border … Continue reading Fighting Crime from the Sky: Drones and UAVs for Law Enforcement

Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Urge Acceptance of Body Cameras

Within a day of the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, a 50-year-old man shot in the back while fleeing Officer Michael Slager, the North Charleston mayor vowed body cameras for the city's entire police force. Video evidence captured by a bystander shows Slager dropping his stun gun and firing eight shots at the fleeing man, … Continue reading Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Urge Acceptance of Body Cameras

Crowdsourcing Platforms Aid Agencies in Managing Evidence

Public safety officials will soon have eyes in every crowd, as new evidence collection platforms arm citizens with the ability to submit video and photos to aid in disaster response and investigation. Tip lines and other crowdsourcing solicitations have long encouraged the community to contribute to law enforcement investigations, but new technology has enabled departments … Continue reading Crowdsourcing Platforms Aid Agencies in Managing Evidence