Technology

  • Sort of off duty

    Some factors have changed in police work today, specifically the density of officers to citizens in any given community. A glaring example is this: Tucson started 2011 with more than 40 fewer officers when its recent tragedy occurred. And Oakland, Calif...

    Article • January 23rd, 2014

  • LAPD Begins Testing Body Cameras

    Thirty police officers assigned to the downtown skid row area will be testing different camera models.

    News • January 19th, 2014

  • Who's this dude?

    ID people by reflections in a retina

    Blog • January 10th, 2014

  • 2013 in Review

    By Frank Borelli " Ontario Knife Company XM Strike Fighter Review" I give the OKC XM Strike Fighter two thumbs up. It handles and performs as it should and is reasonably priced. If you’re in the market for a new folder this holiday season, I...

    Article • January 9th, 2014

  • Resolution: Increase Mobile Evidence Knowledge

    The good news: improving your understanding of the evidence, and how to get it, can improve the job you do now and into the future. Here are three reasons to learn the language of mobile device evidence, and three ways to learn it.

    Article • January 7th, 2014

  • Public gadgets in a wireless world

    “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” — Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents,1899 Imagine what Duell would think about the Twenty-first Century. Anyone wandering the booths at a trade show such as IACP or APCO would...

    Article • January 3rd, 2014

  • Trends to Follow in 2014

    New purchasing trends to follow next year will vary from the smaller department to the larger and add urban and rural filters to it. What are some of the trends or issues to follow, here are a few.

    Article • December 26th, 2013

  • Congress Debating Law Banning Plastic Guns

    Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old ban against undetecable guns days before it expires.

    News • December 3rd, 2013

  • Mobile Devices and Cold Cases

    Can mobile device evidence be valuable in cold cases?

    Article • December 3rd, 2013

  • Community Expectations w/respect to LE technology

    With budgets being trimmed, Law Enforcement officers, the Department of Transportation and security agencies are being asked to do more with less while continuing to keep their communities safe.

    Blog • November 18th, 2013

  • Extension Sought for Printed 3-D Guns

    As the technology to print guns advances, a federal law banning the undetectable guns will soon expire.

    News • November 17th, 2013

  • Undetectable Guns a Challenge for Law Enforcement

    With a law banning undetectable firearms about to expire, the focus is on guns made entirely of plastic.

    News • November 14th, 2013

  • Data challenges in law enforcement

    The process of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals is hard enough without dealing with roach motels of data—individual systems, applications, and data sources where data goes in but you can’t get it out. Law enforcement...

    Article • November 12th, 2013

  • Journey to the Dark side

    This month I bring you SIG SAUER’s P226 Elite Dark handgun in 9 mm. Although the firearm resembles the P226 models, the new Elite Series is a dramatic improvement upon earlier designs. At 34 ounces and an 8.2-inch OAL, this duty handgun is about...

    Article • November 12th, 2013

  • The Toughpad Rugged Tablet

    Call me whatever names you will, the easiest way I separate "my" generation from the next is the technology we can remember using. Here's where I sit up straight, roll my shoulders back, practice my assertive voice and proudly state that I, Editor for...

    Article • November 12th, 2013

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