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PATC 24th Western States Training Conference

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Law enforcement professionals and public safety personnel will join the Public Agency Training Council for the 24th Western States Training Conference, November 28 – December 2 and December 5 – 9, 2016 at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. PATC is the largest privately held law enforcement training company in the nation, offering a curriculum of over one hundred topics of academy quality training programs throughout the United States. Course topics for the December conference include legal and liability issues in schools, hostage negotiations and crisis intervention, court security and more.

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2015 CALEA FALL CONFERENCE

200x137xgoldstandardsnew11.png.pagespeed.ic.pNqupOB2o3Law Enforcement professionals from across the nation will join the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for their Fall Conference this week at the Hyatt Regency at Miami Convention Center, November 18, 2015 through November 21, 2015. CALEA’s Accreditation Programs are designed to improve public safety services in all aspects, including formalizing management procedures, establishing personnel practices, and increasing confidence in law enforcement agencies throughout their respective communities. The conference will feature workshops on a broad range of topics as well as exhibits from a variety of vendors and services.

 

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Wrapping up at the CALEA Spring Conference

Net Transcripts would like to thank the attendees we’ve met in Reno, NV during the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Conference. The 4-day event kicked off this Wednesday, March 18 with a variety of workshops, meetings, receptions and networking opportunities for all types of public safety service professionals, and will wrap up on Saturday the 21st.

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Crowdsourcing Platforms Aid Agencies in Managing Evidence

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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 to receive and process large amounts of digital media evidence from smartphones and other devices.

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, authorities solicited the crowds for pictures and video to aid in immediate investigation of the area, but the resulting influx of media was overwhelming. In response, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) sought to improve the efficiency of departments to manage data collected during emergencies of this nature.

A collaborative team – LASD, Amazon Web Services, and cloud-storage company CitizenGlobal– launched the Large Emergency Event Digital Information Repository (LEEDIR) in April of 2014. The platform is free to use by law enforcement and relief agencies to collect, store, track and organize crowdsourced digital evidence from large-scale emergency events.

For citizens, photos and videos of the requested event can be submitted through LEEDIR’s website or mobile application. Events eligible for LEEDIR must involve over 5,000 people or coverage of 5 square miles, and cross multiple jurisdictions. The eyewitness platform has already served this year to request and process photos and videos of riots in Southern California that injured over 50 officers and citizens.

Crowdsourcing and community safety tool VizSAFE also offers first responders a cloud-based solution to receiving digital content submitted from users. Visual reports sent through the VizSAFE mobile application are tagged with the user’s location, so police monitoring the event are aware of areas that need attention. Departments have encouraged community members to download the application in advance of large public gatherings such as parades.

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