The officer-involved shooting Sunday, March 1, on skid row that left a man dead could be an early test of the Los Angeles Police Department’s new body camera program for officers. The encounter was recorded by body cameras worn by at least one of the officers involved in the incident.
TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) announced the purchase of 860 AXON body-worn video cameras and a five-year subscription to EVIDENCE.com by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti further announced a plan by the city to equip a total of 7,000 officers with body cameras in 2015.
Cutting edge data-driven analysis directs Los Angeles patrol officers to likely future crime scenes – but critics worry that decision-making by machine will bring a ‘tyranny of the algorithm.’ The Los Angeles Police Department, like many urban police forces today, is both heavily armed and thoroughly computerized. The Real-Time Analysis and Critical Response Division in […]
The Los Angeles Police Department used HDTV and Axis network PTZ cameras on a wireless mesh network to provide situational awareness at the red carpet outside Dolby Theatre for the 86th Academy Awards. Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, announced the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) selected a mix of HDTV-quality pan/tilt/zoom […]