12th Annual IAPro and BlueTeam Users Conference

    Public safety personnel from Professional Standards, investigative and criminal intelligence units are attending the 12th Annual IAPro and BlueTeam Users Conference this week, October 18-20 at the Monte Carlo Resort Hotel in Las Vegas. IAPro is the leading Internal Affairs/Professional Standards software used by law enforcement agencies across the USA, Canada and Australia. … Continue reading 12th Annual IAPro and BlueTeam Users Conference

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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

Future Forensics: New Developments in Evidence Technology

DNA evidence is widely used in criminal investigations to prosecute offenders and exonerate the innocent. The power of DNA often extends beyond the lab and into the courtroom – due to what some call the “CSI effect,” a reference to the popularity of crime scene investigation TV shows, juries have come to expect incriminating DNA … Continue reading Future Forensics: New Developments in Evidence Technology

VIEVU Integrates Net Transcripts Transcription Services into VERIPATROL Video Evidence Management System

Reduces public safety workload; delivers accurate and efficient transcription from secure and encrypted video evidence SEATTLE, WA – April 29, 2014 — VIEVU the industry leader in body worn video (BWV) for law enforcement, security, and emergency responders, today announced a partnership with Net Transcripts to integrate transcription and translation service into VERIPATROL, its highly … Continue reading VIEVU Integrates Net Transcripts Transcription Services into VERIPATROL Video Evidence Management System

Dictation and Detail Improve the Written Report

It may be unpopular with officers, but the police report is one of law enforcement’s most powerful tools. Quality report writing is a critical skill and consistent feature of day-to-day operations. Everything an officer responds to must be crafted into a factual incident report that captures in detail the who, what, when, where, and how … Continue reading Dictation and Detail Improve the Written Report

Law Enforcement Looks to Google Glass Technology

Google Glass is making waves as one of the year’s most anticipated technologies. While the average “Explorer” – one of Google Glass’s approved early adopters – is interested in the eyewear’s features for use in daily life, some agencies have begun sizing up Google Glass as a tool for law enforcement and public safety. Notable … Continue reading Law Enforcement Looks to Google Glass Technology

Agencies Opt for Body-Worn Video

  Police departments nationwide have been outfitting with an unblinking eye on crime. While not yet a permanent addition to the lineup of uniform gadgets, the body-worn video camera is being rapidly adopted by agencies who feel that capturing video of police-citizen interactions often leads to more positive encounters. When coupled with services from Net … Continue reading Agencies Opt for Body-Worn Video