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.
As one of the most important provinces of Argentina, Buenos Aires Province has been seeking to improve work efficiency and emergency response speed of its police force. However, the local police were always lacking evidence when performing legal actions towards violence, traffic accidents, and other social incidents. This created temporary loopholes in law enforcement that criminals and erring people took advantage of in order to escape legal sanctions.
CSI Protect announced that the first forensic Criminal Tagging System, from SelectaDNA, in all of Florida has been installed at Raptis Rare Books on Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, Fla. The system was installed by CSI Palm Beach, a Certified Dealer for CSI Protect. The high-tech crime-fighting technology utilizes forensic marking to stealthily tag criminals with an invisible forensic mist. The solution remains on a criminal’s skin and clothing for weeks to months.
Patriot One Technologies will officially announce a new officer safety initiative at the 2019 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to demonstrating the PATSCAN Platform, the Company will introduce and demonstrate its new PATSCAN VRS-M concept. Thanks to its partnership with the University of North Dakota, Patriot One will demonstrate the solution using a UND Police Department vehicle.
Genetec announced that the city of New Orleans is relying on Security Center, the company’s unified IP security platform, to improve public safety and enhance city-wide collaboration. New Orleans is the most populous city in the State of Louisiana. The city is focused on enhancing public safety for its citizens and the 1.2 million visitors who flock to the city’s French Quarter for Mardi Gras celebrations.
Global MSC Security announced that Professor of Policing and Criminology at Bath Spa University will present ‘Ethics and Facial Recognition Technology: A potent cocktail for success or disaster?’ at the 21st Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition. Professor Allyson MacVean joins a speaker programme that includes the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Tony Porter MSyl.
Rekor Systems announced that the Rotterdam, New York Police Department has entered into a subscription agreement to use the company’s Watchman vehicle recognition software for an initial order of five licenses to be installed on existing traffic and surveillance cameras. The software enables these existing cameras to serve as a powerful vehicle recognition system.
The first forensic science-based crime prevention system in New York State was installed at luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, Richard Mille. The technology, the Intruder Spray System from SelectaDNA, utilizes forensic science to reduce burglary, robbery and high-value theft by a documented range of 40 to 86 percent. The cutting-edge technology was installed at the flagship boutique, located on ‘Billionaire’s Row’ on 57th Street in Manhattan.
Johnson Controls has released the new Detect360 Active Shooter Response system. The system combines reliable gunshot detection with industry-leading notification technology to provide immediate warning when a gunshot is fired within a building. By providing early notification and precise location of the shooter, the ASR system gives occupants time to find safety and allows police and security personnel to mitigate the threat up to 60 percent faster.
NEC Corporation announced that NEC Technologies India has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing to deploy its industry-leading automated fingerprint identification system for the Kerala State Police in India. The new AFIS will be used by the Kerala State Police to match unknown fingerprints against a central database of known fingerprints for criminal investigation. There are more than 600 police/enforcement facilities across the state.
ONVIF® announced that its Export File Format, the ONVIF specification for the export of video from security surveillance recording platforms, is the new standard recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the exporting and playback of video surveillance recordings. In a research project commissioned by the FBI to aid law enforcement in forensic investigations, NIST worked in conjunction with ONVIF to adopt the Export File Format to serve as the FBI’s new minimum interoperability requirements.
IntraLogic Solutions recently completed the design and installation of the Town of Brookhaven’s $961,000 Public Safety Communications Center. The new state-of-the-art, high-tech communications center makes it easy for the Town’s public safety officials and dispatchers to communicate with other municipalities, including local fire and EMS departments and agencies from outside the area, as well as other emergency officials.
On a mission to create safer communities, companies, and environments, Vintra uses artificial intelligence to augment the established surveillance systems deployed to protect the spaces where people work, learn, and travel. Vintra works with private companies, higher education, and law enforcement to transform visual data from any camera—including, remarkably, mobile sources like drones and dash cams—into actionable, tailored and trusted intelligence with proprietary deep learning algorithms.
The Armored Group, LLC (TAG) have joined forces. TerraHawk will be rebranded as TerraHawk built by TAG Specialty Vehicles. The company will offer SWAT teams, border patrol teams, private security teams and others in high-risk situations armored and unarmored vehicles outfitted with protective elevated surveillance towers. These towers provide viewing from high vantage points giving responders better sight lines which may be critical to positive resolutions.
In a landmark ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court today held that consumers can sue for violations of their privacy under the state’s biometric privacy law, even if no actual harm could be shown.
The case, Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp., concerned a 14-year-old boy who was asked to scan his thumb into a biometric data capture system before receiving a season pass to a Six Flags amusement park. The boy and his mother claimed they were not informed of the purpose and length of term for which his fingerprint had been collected and neither of them had signed a release for the taking of the biometric information, in violation of the state’s Biometric Privacy Information Act.
Intelligent Security Systems has been awarded a coveted Security System Approval Certificate from Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) for the company’s innovative SecurOSä Video Management System (VMS), SecurOS Auto License Plate Recognition (LPR/ANPR) analytics and unique SecurOS Motus 452 Camera for use in law enforcement applications. The combined VMS, analytics and camera solution delivers a number of unique advantages including the ability to accurately read and recognize Arabic symbols and numbers, making it uniquely suited for Dubai license plates.
Tripwire Operations Group will host the international BRAVO-3 Training Conference & Vendor Show in Daytona Beach, Fl., March 4-6, 2019. This all-inclusive, multi-discipline event will offer unsurpassed training opportunities for those in all emergency services vocations. Police/SWAT, fire, HAZMAT, EMS, Bomb Squad (HDS/EOD) technicians, K9 teams, and specialized members of the military, can benefit from the conference.
The Sperry West Sperry-Spyder, SWLEF70 Magnum is a quick way to set up an interview room for professional archiving and monitoring. Clear audio is recorded and can also be monitored live through an amplified audio receiver or through the video monitor supplied. The Magnum system comes with two covert cameras to be selected by the department, 17-inch LCD video monitor, 4 channel, motion sensing, digital video recorder (500GB H.264), high quality snap together cable for rapid set up and amplified audio is included in this law enforcement only system.
Genetec is unveiling AutoVu MLC (AutoVu Machine Learning Core), a new machine learning-based engine for Security Center AutoVu™, its automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) system. AutoVu MLC replaces traditional rule-based ALPR technology with machine learning-based algorithms to reduce common ALPR misreads and false positives. A trusted supplier of ALPR monitoring systems, AutoVu serves end-users in law enforcement, parking, and critical infrastructure.
Company to demonstrate Citigraf™ public safety decision support system, Clearance™ digital evidence management system and Community Connect™ public-private collaboration framework
Genetec will showcase a comprehensive portfolio of products designed to enable communities and law enforcement agencies to foster greater collaboration through technology and to build-out Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSC) uniquely designed to meet local neighborhood requirements.