The Homeland Security Act of 2002 defines the term "first responder" as “individuals who, in the early stages of an incident, are responsible for the protection and preservation of life, property, evidence, and the environment.” Who better,…
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The City of Chicago has just made one of the largest public safety software deals of the past decade. Find out how they are enabling faster, more efficient emergency response for a city of 2.7 million.
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Despite the majority of interactions between law enforcement and citizens having no use of force, the narrative on social media often portrays the opposite. This makes an already challenging job even more difficult for law enforcement officers.…
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about starting a drone program at your agency? Are you debating whether or not
it would be a good fit for your officers or deputies? Here are 6 of the most
common questions that law enforcement agencies should ask when considering
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The Super Bowl is one of the most high-profile events of the
year, drawing over a million tourists to the host city and averaging almost 100
million television viewers. Though the host city’s local economy benefits greatly
from the surge…
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Distracted driving kills approximately 9 people and injures 1,000 more every day, according to the Center for Disease Control. Technology is the most common distraction in the driver’s seat. This problem helps illustrate why first responders deserve powerful, intuitive software that is as easy to use.
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The deadline to switch to NIBRS is less than a year away, and the clock is ticking. Agencies need to start preparing with these 4 tips to ensure their officers are ready for the transition.
https://www.govthink.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/cop-nibrs.jpg601900Steve Seoanehttp://govthink.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GovThink-Logo-Green.pngSteve Seoane2020-01-17 21:09:462020-01-17 21:09:47Getting Your Officers Ready for NIBRS
2019 was a memorable year for law enforcement agencies, filled with compassionate actions and above-and-beyond service from brave men and women. But if you tuned into the news or checked your social feed, you would probably find that these…
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