Tyler buys police 'transparency' software firm as expansion continues
The civic-tech giant is growing again with the purchase of Detroit-based Arx, which makes data tools used by police departments.
NYPD lacks 'serious engagement' with surveillance tech disclosure law
Critics said the New York Police Department took a "lazy copy-and-paste approach" to a new law requiring it to disclose its surveillance technologies.
Facial recognition use surges after Capitol riot
State and local law enforcement agencies are making increased use of the controversial technology to track down participants in the deadly riot.
Baltimore County's new police-data dashboards show public complaints seldom upheld
Administrative complaints against Baltimore officers are far more likely to be upheld than those filed by members of the public.
Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say
Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.
Report urges cities to consider equity as they adopt emerging tech
Autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies, and body worn cameras each could have unintended consequences on vulnerable populations, according to new research from the National League of Cities.