Law Enforcement Technology
The magazine is written with the law enforcement manager in mind and concentrates on emerging trends and technological advances being made in the field of law enforcement as well as focuses on companies that provide leading product categories such as computers & software, uniforms & body armor, communications, vehicles, weaponry, forensics, training, tactical equipment and video imaging products.
In this month's cover story, Sara Schreiber reports that as public safety systems carve out special SWAT paramedic teams, yesterday's traditions of keeping fire, EMS and police separate entities are being redefined. (Page 28) Similarly, the...
Computers and cell phones aren't the only digital devices that hold evidence
Public outreach isn't an option but a necessity for successful photo enforcement initiatives
Arizona's Tempe Police Department recently deployed a mobile communications solution to provide officers in the field with access to the latest crime fighting tools and information.
The mobile hotspot technology enables Tempe officers...
Think of a crime scene as being like a kaleidoscope. Similar to twisting the end, with the kaleidoscope's array of mirrors and colored shapes, the slightest alteration to a fresh crime scene can give an entirely different look and reality to...
"The mobility of our criminals is an increasing concern," says Jason Moen, deputy chief of the Auburn (Maine) Police Department. "We have had criminals go on multi-county crime sprees, which can be difficult for an officer to track...
Today's night vision capabilities give law enforcement confidence in otherwise vulnerable situations
The uproar engendered when a black Harvard professor was arrested by a white Cambridge, Mass., police officer amazed me, particularly when President Obama condemned the officer's actions without knowing the facts. Personally, though, the...
Higher accuracy and built-in video: advancements in laser systems make for more convincing enforcement and traffic safety
Like army medics, SWAT paramedic teams combine fire, EMS and police training to provide tactical defense and first aid care in situations civilian teams can't touch
Pursuing activities outside of the squad room can relieve job-related stress
Controlling escalating costs may be as simple as putting healthier, happier officers on the road