Technology

  • On flying remote-controlled vehicles

    A UAV in police is just another tool, seriously.

    Blog • April 5th, 2013

  • Securing Compromised Mobile Device Evidence

    Lost cell phones are commonplace. They’re small, lightweight and easy to misplace when they slip out of a jacket pocket or bag, get left on a messy restaurant table or seat back pocket, or even in a shopping cart. A mobile phone that has passed...

    Article • April 5th, 2013

  • LET and LEPN Apps Available, Apple iTunes iPad, Android Google Play

    Award-winning publications Law Enforcement Technology and Law Enforcement Product News now offer custom apps available for Apple iPad and Android device users. The apps feature added content, video and audio clips, images, product information and...

    Article • April 4th, 2013

  • Arm-chair inventions

    A news piece inspired an idea

    Blog • March 29th, 2013

  • More Jurisdictions Offering Ability to Text 911 Centers

    The nation’s four largest wireless carriers are working to accelerate the availability of text-to-911.

    News • March 22nd, 2013

  • Vigilant Solutions’ License Plate Recognition (LPR) Locates a Fugitive in Identity Theft Crimes against Ailing and Deceased Veterans

    Vigilant Solutions announces that its license plate recognition (LPR) technology was used successfully in California to locate a fugitive wanted for identity theft crimes against ailing and deceased veterans.

    Press Release • March 22nd, 2013

  • From the nephew of Invention: Innovation

    What's the mother of invention again? Oh yeah, a problem.

    Blog • March 22nd, 2013

  • This year at SHOT

    It’s billed as the largest outdoor show on earth, and SHOT Show 2011 did not disappoint. SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade) Show was held at the Sands expo and Convention Center inside the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. What started in 1979 as...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • A most realistic mock course

    When the Virginia State Police (VSP) received grant monies from a federal seizure case, they considered how they might utilize the funds. Hiring was out of the question, but grant conditions stipulated the money could be used for capital improvement...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • Warning: Laser in use

    The use of lasers is very common; they serve as valuable tools in many aspects of our lives. Lasers come in a variety of forms and are used by doctors to correct our vision, to scan barcodes, or to create brilliant light shows at amusement parks...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • Triggers to squeeze, training to try

    SHOT Show is the largest gun and equipment exhibition on the planet. Most major manufacturers of firearms, hunting, military and law enforcement gear from around the world were present at the Sands in Las Vegas this year. Regardless of what you are...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • As seen at SHOT

    Greetings from SHOT Show 2013! The gun trade definitely got plenty of media attention this past few months, but I am happy to report that SHOT Show 2013 was not about the controversy. It was about the new products, and it was full of surprises. The...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • What makes video HD?

    The term “high resolution” can be confused with true high definition video.

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • How should I store my evidence?

    How an agency chooses to store their video is a critical part of this discussion, as it will always be intrinsically connected to how they record their video and the resulting file sizes.

    Article • March 13th, 2013

  • Scenes from a body-worn camera

    A recent Smartphone commercial declares virtually anyone can be a “photojournalist” today. That’s because nowadays more people carry camera phones than do not. It’s only natural, then, to anticipate law enforcement officers going about their...

    Article • March 13th, 2013

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