State and local officials will join L3Harris Technologies, FirstNet® Built with AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) at the Florida Highway Patrol Office in Miami to celebrate the next-generation of public safety communications through the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS). For two decades, L3Harris has successfully managed and operated SLERS, which has reliably provided first responders with critical communications services – through 15 hurricanes and more than 10 tropical storms.
SONITROL announced that its SONITROL franchisee in Evansville, Indiana was instrumental in securing the apprehension of six crime ring members known to be in the business of stealing motorcycles. Over a holiday weekend last year, a SONITROL of Evansville Central Station Operator received an audible alarm from a local Harley-Davidson store; the Operator quickly confirmed there were intruders on site. After dispatching law enforcement, six people were apprehended, who had unlawfully entered the building with the intention to steal valuable motorcycles.
Dedrone successfully implements a citywide airspace security deployment in Southern Europe. Dedrone protects people, property, and information from drone threats across large footprint areas like cities, airports, and power plants. A major metropolitan city in Southern Europe has deployed less than a dozen DedroneSensors to detect, track and locate drones and their pilots across the city center. The protected area includes internationally renowned tourist destinations, corporate and shopping districts, residential areas, and a port encompassing 50 square kilometers.
RAS Watch announced that a venture-backed start-up organization is leveraging RAS Watch Security-as-a-Service to help meet its expanding global security requirements. “Unicorn” startups are defined as organizations valued at or above $1 billion, and this brand is one of the fastest startups to reach this valuation in U.S. history. The company was growing rapidly and as their footprint grew, and so did their vulnerabilities.
Cobwebs Technologies has launched the only available, fully automated web investigation platform capable of unified identity resolution to the corporate security market. The law enforcement grade platform’s AI and machine learning (ML)-powered algorithms’ ability to extract targeted intelligence from the web’s big data and deliver trustworthy threat intelligence is unprecedented. The Cobwebs web investigation platform works similarly to a search engine.
The American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) has developed a comprehensive training and education program designed as a vital step in strengthening community trust and respect for law enforcement. A recent series of highly publicized police-involved deaths of unarmed citizens has brought unprecedented acrimony toward law enforcement by some segments of the community.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America is reaffirming its position at IACP 2020 with the introduction of the BWC4000. This new body-worn camera features a unique 12-hour field-swappable battery, providing law enforcement and security officers with extended camera operation without having to deal with cumbersome charging cables. All they need to do is quickly and easily swap a discharged battery with a charged replacement if they remain in the field for more than 12 hours.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the introduction of their new body-worn camera for law enforcement applications. Designed to provide officers and agencies with a superior solution for evidence collection and documentation, the new i-PRO BWC4000 features a 12-hour detachable battery that can be swapped quickly in the field with a compact spare.
Flock Safety announced the Wing integration, which puts software onto existing IP cameras to distill thousands of hours of footage into searchable images that solve crime. Wing allows law enforcement to use Flock Safety’s patented Vehicle Fingerprint technology on existing IP cameras to find a suspect vehicle by searching known details, including color, make, vehicle type, license plate, and unique features like aftermarket wheels, roof rack, a trailer hitch, and more.
WEROCK Technologies presents the new software solution for video evidence management Impakt DEMS and a multi docking station for body cams. Bodycams improve the safety and evidence capability of emergency services. They provide valuable insights from the perspective of the wearer. Recently WEROCK presented Impakt BC200, a robust bodycam with 2K Ultra HD resolution, long-running time, pre-recording as well as integrated double encryption and fast loading technology.
SecureBI and the American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) have established a partnership to bring online crime prevention training and certification courses to law enforcement agencies and security professionals across the country. ACPI has pioneered the development and delivery of in-person crime prevention training and certification programs for law enforcement since 1998. With the new online educational offerings, ACPI can provide efficient delivery of content.
Flock Safety launched TALON, the industry’s first ethically-designed local and national network of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs). TALON allows law enforcement to opt-in to sharing their Flock Safety ALPRs with other law enforcement agencies in their state or agencies in over 700 cities nationwide, providing near real-time information sharing across jurisdictions. TALON is available at zero additional cost to Flock Safety customers.
PureTech Systems has announced receiving orders for its PureActiv software for over 135 Mobile Video Surveillance Systems (MVSS) vehicles being delivered to the Department of Homeland Security for use along the U.S. border. Delivery on the award began in 2020 and will conclude in the spring of 2021. The MVSS platform utilizes PureTech Systems’ PureActiv software as its central command and control, providing AI enhanced video detection and classification, user interface display, and sensor collaboration logic.
Terrorism, both domestic and international, has become the bane of modern life in the United States. Just last month, the think tank Center for Strategic & International Studies issued a brief saying that terrorism would become worse in the U.S. in the coming year. This past February, the New York Times reported that the threat of domestic terrorism has outpaced that of Islamic extremism. As such, it is a mistake to underestimate the dangers posed by homegrown terrorists.
ZeroEyes announced partnership with RapidSOS to send threat detection and surveillance data directly to 911. Built in partnership with public safety, RapidSOS’s emergency response data platform securely and automatically links life-saving data from connected devices directly to over 4,700 emergency communications centers nationwide. ZeroEyes’ software integrates with an organization’s existing camera systems and video analytics to detect weapons in real time.
Iris ID will provide its biometric recognition technology to the County of Los Angeles to make its prisoner release process safer, more accurate and efficient. Iris ID’s OU7S-AK camera module will be part of 163 Livescan stations in 114 law enforcement locations throughout the county. The new criminal booking solution will bring iris-based identity authentication capabilities to a system that previously relied on fingerprints and photos to enroll and identify individuals arrested.
The Public Safety Solutions Group announces the immediate availability of IDguard, an identity redaction solution from Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America that reduces up to 90% of the manual effort associated with editing video files of sensitive content. With the growing volume of video from body-worn, in-car cameras, and other sources, agencies have been forced to allocate more and more personnel time to editing video.
Following on the announcement that its next-generation Safe Zone Gunfire Detection System is now available for immediate nationwide delivery, Safe Zone today announced it will conduct live-fire demonstrations of the gunfire detection system at ISC West 2020. According to Safe Zone President Mike Anderson, the demonstrations will take place on Tuesday, March 17, 2019, at The Range702. Dealers can schedule a demonstration time through their local Safe Zone sales representative.
XProtect VMS integration with the SelectaDNA forensic Criminal Tagging System will enhance crime-fighting outcomes of video surveillance systems. The unique, cutting-edge integration combines the functionality of verifiable video date/time stamps and video footage with forensic tagging technology to enhance criminal investigations and ultimately significantly reduce crime – with a focus on burglary, robbery, theft and unauthorized access.
The National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C. offers citizens and law enforcement professionals a place to share in the vibrant story of American law enforcement. The museum, which opened in October 2018, is located in Judiciary Square, across from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, and just blocks from the National Mall and numerous DC landmarks. It tells the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors with a “walk in the shoes” experience.