Technology

  • Not just for driving anymore

    Today's modern patrol cars house more gadgets than kitchens

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Carbon Motors' E7: A cop's car

         When firemen discuss the custom-built special-purpose-designed fire apparatus parked in their engine company's bay, no one really thinks anything of it. Of course it's custom built. Of course it's specially designed - that's simply how it's been...

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • SHOT Show 2009

    Products for the technical investigator

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Plate spotting

    LPR units act as mechanical eyes on the road

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Behind the bars

    Drugs and weapons are not the only contraband found during a cell toss; cellular phones also run rampant through our correctional system - posing more trouble than a dropped call

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • Under constant watch

    Real-time tracking and mapping in corrections allows management to better survey and protect

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • Public safety broadband wireless networks go broader

         Most public safety agencies have heard about the important role broadband wireless networking and video security cameras played in supporting recovery efforts following the Minneapolis bridge disaster in August 2007. A handful of cameras were...

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • Using Starlight & Thermal Nightvision together -Training Tip

    Gary explains the benefit of having Starlight and thermal nightvision systems fused together for usage in different situations.

    Video • February 11th, 2009

  • Still More From the SHOT Show

    So many guns, so little time

    Article • February 9th, 2009

  • Thermal nightvision technology - training tip

    Gary from ATN explains the benefits and limitations of new thermal technologies in night vision gear.

    Video • February 6th, 2009

  • Safeguarding sensitive data

    IT administrators adopt new solutions to protect government-hosted information

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Gathering video evidence wirelessly

         The number of video cameras in police vehicles across the United States is approaching 20,000, according to a recent report by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), which found these cameras enhance officer safety, improve...

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Nightvision - Starlight technology - Officer Training Tip

    Introduction into various modern nightvision technologies.

    Video • January 29th, 2009

  • Let it be...

         If someone asked me whom I'd most like to meet, among my answer would be John Walsh of America's Most Wanted, who lost a child to violence and completely changed the course of his life to help others in similar situations.      Walsh's...

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • Citizens on radar patrol

    Agencies involve volunteers to address a common complaint

    Article • January 1st, 2009

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