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How Technology is Helping Shift the Public Perception on Police Engagements

GovThink
Is technology really helping to shift the public perception on police engagements? Police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement leaders weigh in. Listen to why they believe tech has helped to build trust within the community and also boost officer morale.

When Do I Need to Call 911?

Steve Seoane,
240 million 911 calls are made every year in the United States.  But not all of them should be considered real emergencies, according to dispatchers.  Emergency situations don’t happen every day for regular citizens. When an…

Newsweek: Gen Z, Millennials Twice as Concerned About Active Shooters As Baby Boomers, Survey Finds

GovThink,
Members of Gen Z and millennials are twice as concerned about mass shooters as baby boomers, according to a survey from CentralSquare Technologies. Newsweek covers this urgent issue facing young Americans today.

Developer Minute: How Police Are Using Big Data

Laird Garner
Big data can be both a blessing and a curse, especially for public safety. It has the potential to provide insights into previously unknown connections or relationships between vast amounts of specific, seemingly disparate data points. As a…

Why Attending IACP 2019 Can Lead to Lower Crime Rates

Steve Seoane,
You might be wondering in what ways would attending the IACP 2019 conference benefit your agency. How could attending a conference help your officers combat rising crime rates or solve the day-to-day problems affecting your citizens? Because…

Do You Need a Permit for Home Renovations?

Jeff Armstrong,
Good fences make good neighbors. But first, good fences need good permits. Whether it’s deciding to put up a new fence or remodel your kitchen, what starts out as a simple home renovation project can turn into an unintended nightmare…

How Technology is Detoxing the Opioid Crisis

GovThink,
The opioid crisis has devastated communities from coast to coast, presenting a unique challenge to law enforcement on how best to respond. Hear what police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders are saying about how technology is changing public safety's approach to solving the opioid epidemic and allowing them to help their communities more effectively.

How Law Enforcement is Planning on Using Augmented Reality Technology

Steve Seoane,
When it comes to digital innovation, the public safety sector is challenged to keep up with the consumer market, usually due to factors like budgetary constraints – not from a lack of desire. As technology rapidly advances and perpetrators…

Law Enforcement’s Cheat Sheet to the 911 Federal Grant Program

Steve Seoane
Is your agency slowed down by outdated systems or overburdened because of limited capabilities or simply ready for a Next Generation 911 (NG911) refresh? If so, this could be your time to cash in on millions of dollars of grant money and create…