If a government agency loses a document or video that you need to help prove your case in court, you’re just out of luck. In several recent Northern Utah cases, data wanted as evidence in criminal or civil cases could not be produced by the agencies responsible. And watchers of government records access issues say there’s simply no recourse for anyone burned by the loss of records.
If you feel like someone is watching you, you’re probably right. In the latest manifestation of electronic ogling, police in dozens of cities large and small are enlisting citizens and businesses to register the locations of their private security cameras for possible use in crime investigations. Police use mapping technology to match registered cameras to crime scenes, then ask camera owners for access to possible video evidence.
Cloud based video startup SpotCam announces today the first home monitoring Wi-Fi video solution that offers free 24 hour cloud-based HD video playback – SpotCam. With SpotCam, users can view live or recorded video of their home or office directly from their smartphone, tablet, or computer and have the peace of mind that in the event of an incident there is 24 hours of cloud stored video evidence.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) integrated with access control systems from multiple Milestone Solution Partners will be presented at this month’s security industry events: SECURITY Essen in Germany and ASIS International in Atlanta, Georgia.
Digital Ally, Inc. (Nasdaq: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced that it has been notified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that its initial patent (No. 8,781,292) on its VuLink™ connectivity system has been approved and will issue on July 15, 2014. The Company also announced that it has begun shipping the new product to law enforcement customers.
Around the clock for more than four months, federal investigators watched the goings-on at a purported chop shop in central Toledo, Ohio, with a high-tech video camera that was mounted atop a telephone pole. Attorneys for Michael G. Wymer, the alleged leader of the operation, have asked U.S. District Judge James Carr to suppress the […]
VizuCop, an innovative supplier of in-car surveillance solutions engineered exclusively for the law enforcement industry, announced its release of VizuCop 360 systems. From camera capture to proprietary playback software, VizuCop 360’s standard components protect video evidence for court admissibility and VizuCop’s new optional automated archiving system further secures and streamlines evidence management. “Based on our […]
Recent surveillance footage from a Sprint cell phone store revealed a robbery in San Juan, Texas. Thanks to that surveillance footage, investigators were able to locate the suspects involved. For two weeks, San Juan police were unable to locate the pair of cell phone robbers seen in security camera video. But now, the two suspects […]
Red Bluff police say they are taking River Park back from the riffraff after security cameras and motion sensors there went online last week. Infrared and low-light cameras, motion sensors, and a public address system that monitors McGlynn Pool, the playground, and areas throughout the park went online March 18, according to a department news […]
The Iowa Department of Human Services is refusing to release another security camera video that allegedly shows a youth being mistreated at the state-run Iowa Juvenile Home. During the past year, The Des Moines Register has requested three separate videos that allegedly show state workers at the Toledo home physically abusing or improperly restraining youths. […]