Public Safety

Why Are We Still Putting Officers at Risk?

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The most dangerous encounters law enforcement officers face aren't what you think. Find out how we can stop putting officers needlessly at risk.
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Steve Seoane

What is Rapid DNA?

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The introduction of fingerprinting and DNA testing as means of identification was a gamechanger for law enforcement. While controversial at the time of their initial deployment, those identification technologies have proven their innate value…
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Steve Seoane

This is the LinkedIn for Crime Investigators

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Browse through Netflix and it won’t take you too long to find a new documentary about a serial killer or a whodunit cold case. Over the past few years, the surge of public interest in true crime stories has been attributed to the abundance…
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Rohit Chhabra

4 Ways to Avoid a Government IT Project Failure

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Anywhere between 70 to 80 percent of government IT projects struggle, and often fail, according to a survey done by the Boston Consulting Group. The combination of such an abysmal success rate with the fact that more and more governments are…
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Andi Mucklow

Law Enforcement on Successfully Transitioning to NIBRS

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Law enforcement agencies across the country will be required to comply with the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) as of January 1, 2021.  Transitioning to NIBRS will bring about some challenges, though it will ultimately…
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govthink

Will Widespread Drone Use in Public Safety Become a Reality?

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Many people are aware of the incredible advancements in commercial drone technology. Only a few years ago, the quadcopter was a marvel of ingenuity and science. The potential for various uses spawned a myriad of ideas in the private sector,…
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Keith Singleton

How Law Enforcement Can Train more Effectively for Active Shooters

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CAD, GIS and Communication Integrations for Active Shooter Response and Training A quick look over the FBI’s statistics on the 277 active shooter incidents in the United States from 2000 to 2018 will quickly show you that no two incidents…
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Bryan Clark

How Rhode Island State Police is Using Tech to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

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Rhode Island State Police has sought innovative ways to combat the opioid crisis that's devastating the nation. They might have found one. Read the article by Rhode Island State Police Captain Matthew Moynihan.
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Captain Matthew Moynihan

How Technology is Helping Shift the Public Perception on Police Engagements

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.
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govthink