Technology

  • Panasonic Announces Arbitrator 360°HD

    Next generation solution for digital evidence capture delivers 1080p Full HD resolution for improved officer safety and overall situational awareness

    Press Release • September 9th, 2013

  • Industry Insights: Leadership Impact

    It’s our hope, at Officer.com, that having these Industry Insights entries, provided by industry leaders, each in their own specific field, will help you to keep up with the changes as they occur.

    Blog • September 6th, 2013

  • A Stitch in Time Saves Lives

    With the ability to shorten the amount of time it takes to issue a citation, Officers have much more time to patrol their communities and keep their citizens safe.

    Blog • September 1st, 2013

  • Do Consumer Devices Make the Grade in Law Enforcement?

    I think it’s worth spending a little more time discussing the hardware devices used in Law Enforcement (patrol cars in particular), what might be needed and why we think these devices are better than your average consumer device (like a cell phone or...

    Blog • September 1st, 2013

  • Laser play

    I rounded a corner and suddenly I was in the middle of a bazaar; a market selling rugs and fruit, and I noticed ancient script scrawled on old-looking walls. Beyond the market was a modest house…empty, but its contents suggested a family lived...

    Article • August 13th, 2013

  • "Old Fashioned" Police Work in the 21st Century

    The way "good old fashioned police work" is used in such stories feels nostalgic, as if these tactics should be all that was necessary to solve the crime.

    Article • August 6th, 2013

  • Forensics Round-Up

    Use AFIS? The NIJ needs your help. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) needs state and local law enforcement agencies that own an automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) to respond to a survey assessing the current state of latent...

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • Private 911 police telecommunications: Same job, different boss

    State and local governments around the country continue to struggle with the budget crisis. Less money is available, and tax payers are less and less willing to shore up the current system with an increase in taxes. Budget restraints have created pay...

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • Emergency upgrade

    Next Generation 911 (NG911) is coming to your agency, and the time to begin planning and training is now. What is NG911? “Next Generation 911 just means one thing: the ability to communicate digital information over a new, hosted network for 911...

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • Security talks

    What can we learn from the Boston Marathon bombings? How can we be better prepared? Ed Nichols, VP of Public Safety & Security Events at Cygnus Business Media, talks about the motivation behind Secured Cities , a conference opportunity where those in...

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • At the scene: Analyze devices faster and get results

    Sometimes red flags pop up pointing to a need for change, and that’s exactly what happened in the Pasco County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office a few years ago. Narcotics and vice officers executed a knock-and-talk at a home, and when the suspect wouldn’t...

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • Smartphone Overload: A Follow-Up

    Phones (and any associated removable storage cards) can store as many emails, images and videos as a computer, multiply it by the number of cases you work in a week or a month or a year, and you can start to see why “everything on the phone” has...

    Article • July 2nd, 2013

  • San Jose PD Works to Connect With Community

    The department recently unveiled a new "Department Direction" that makes use of a new mobile app, called CityConnnect. aimed at engaging the community while freeing up valuable resources.

    Article • June 21st, 2013

  • Smartphone overload: Prepare to overcome the challenges posed by an abundance of mobile operating systems

    Smartphone Overload: Preparing to overcome the challenges posed by an abundance of mobile operating systems Most everyone is familiar with the top three mobile operating systems that have dominated the worldwide smartphone market for a number of years...

    Article • June 14th, 2013

  • Everybody press record: Navigating the influx of media evidence

    It takes the right combination of coordination, technology and expertise to safeguard entire cities, particularly in the event of a natural disaster, terror attack or large celebration. Lt. Samuel Hood III works to identify how to best leverage technology...

    Article • June 12th, 2013

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