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How the NYPD is using machine learning to spot crime patterns

by • 5 days ago

The department has revealed "Patternizr," a tool used the past two year years to spot crime patterns nearly invisible to the human eye.

San Francisco weighs nation's first facial recognition ban

by • 2 months ago

A new bill would ban San Francisco's city government from using facial recognition technology while adding significant limits on procuring any surveillance technology.

Colorado attorney general hires a chief innovation officer to modernize casework

by • 2 months ago

Lisa Neal-Graves, a lawyer and a former Intel executive, was appointed to the position last week — the first of its kind in any state attorney general's office.

Radio, 911 upgrades top priorities for county law enforcement

by • 3 months ago

In an infographic from Public Technology Institute, county law enforcement agencies report radio communications as the top priority over the next five years.

Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant

by • 5 months ago

Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

NYPD decommissions 3,000 body cameras after one explodes

by • 5 months ago

Independent investigators with both the city and Axon, the device maker's parent company, will search for answers.

Indiana National Guard recovers from ransomware attack on state server

by • 5 months ago

The server included military and civilian personal information, but officials say the malware used doesn't typically compromise data.

Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies

by • 6 months ago

The city will host five public meetings in the coming weeks to ensure locals have a chance to be included in the evolution of the local government's privacy policy.

FirstNet Authority appoints new acting CEO to lead network buildout

by • 6 months ago

Edward Parkinson, previously the authority's executive director for external affairs, takes over for Mike Poth, who resigned in September.

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