Public Safety

Overcoming the 5 Barriers to Joint Response Planning

When 911 is dialed, the caller hopes the nearest available responder will answer – people in need of immediate help aren’t concerned with which agency responds. However, this is frequently not the case when it comes to public safety and…

Law Enforcement on the Advantages of the Cloud

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From helping to lower emergency response time to building stronger community relations, technology has had a profound impact on public safety. Hear what police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders have to say on how technology has changed public safety for the better and how it's helped agencies keep their communities safer.

How Mobility Will Help Solve the Two Biggest Challenges in Public Safety

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Incorporating the advantages of mobility into public safety is the new minimum expectation.  Mobile devices provide instant communication relative to incident information, provide mapping and situational data that enhances productivity,…

How to Avoid the Major 4 Challenges of Transitioning to NIBRS

Come January 1, 2021, the FBI will complete its transition to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) as its sole crime data collection method. With support from major law enforcement organizations like the International Association…

3 Ways NIBRS Will Help Agencies Combat Public Safety Issues: From the Opioid Crisis and Wildfires to Cybercrime

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by any number of public safety issues, whether theft of personal data, a natural disaster or the opioid epidemic. With better crime data reporting, however, that number could be lower. …

How Technology has Changed Public Safety for the Better

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From helping to lower emergency response time to building stronger community relations, technology has had a profound impact on public safety. Hear what police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders have to say on how technology has changed public safety for the better and how it's helped agencies keep their communities safer.

Everything Law Enforcement Agencies Should Know About the Benefits of Transitioning to NIBRS

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Every law enforcement agency in the country will be required to comply with the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) by January 1, 2021. The clock is ticking – is your agency ready? The FBI is rolling out the new standard in…

5 Strategies for Technology Buy-In

Guest Authors: Nequella Battle, IT Services Manager, Durham County Sheriff’s Office, NC Jaime Helms, Data Analyst/Systems Training, Durham County Sheriff’s Office, NC Evaluating and then implementing new technology is a challenge…

Using Tech Tools for Better Response to the Mental Health Crisis

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Incidents involving those struggling with mental health issues is always a challenge for law enforcement. Chief Zachary Flores from Sherman Police Department in Texas shares how one call kickstarted their mental health policing program, Project HELP, and how its tech tools help better respond to the mental health crisis