ASIS International celebrated Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2023 on Wednesday. As a thank you for their service, all law enforcement, military, and first responders received a free one-day pass to attend GSX. In Wednesday’s general session, ASIS recognized the bicentennial of the Texas Rangers. The Rangers are America’s oldest state law enforcement agency and have been instrumental in not only combatting crime in Texas, but also in disaster response and recovery across the state.
LiveView Technologies announced the results of a 1-year initiative with the police departments, municipalities, and retailers in Opelika, AL and Paducah, KY. Named the Alliance of Companies and Communities to Enhance Safety and Security (ACCESS) Taskforce, the initiative saw a substantial decrease in shoplifting, weapons violations, property crime, and trespassing.
MSAB announce its first major release of the year, packed with powerful new features and significant updates designed to enhance digital investigations for law enforcement and government agencies worldwide. The latest release of MSAB’s flagship product, XRY, comes with the launch of XRY Pro, the most advanced solution for locked and encrypted devices yet.
Iris ID to report growing adoption of its iris recognition technologies amongst the nation’s top local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Most notably, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) implemented Next Generation Identification (NGI) Iris Service utilizing advanced iris technology from Iris ID to allow law enforcement and corrections officials to capture, catalog, and rapidly compare iris images across a massive database to identify enrolled individuals with up to 99% accuracy.
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.