Tags Public Safety

For a more secure Next-Gen 911, look at network demands

by • 3 days ago

A new report looks at reasons why public officials should evaluate their future network demands before rolling out Next-Gen 911 upgrades.

Sewer scanners, drone hives funded in latest Urban-X startup cohort

by • 1 month ago

Each of seven companies developing solutions for urban areas will receive $150,000 and run through a 20-week accelerator program.

Parking on-demand, road safety apps in latest Michigan mobility grants

by • 1 month ago

Four companies received more than $300,000 to fund innovative transportation and parking projects around Michigan.

Calif. police aren't protecting license plate data well, audit finds

by • 2 months ago

A report from California State Auditor Elaine Howle shows four California law enforcement agencies aren't following their privacy policies, if they have one at all. One researcher told StateScoop the problem is far more widespread.

Vermont calls for AI 'code of ethics'

by • 3 months ago

A state task force that published a report this week says the state's policy work could also be used by other states navigating the emerging ethical minefield that is artificial intelligence.

California's new online dashboard shows who's getting stopped by cops

by • 3 months ago

Data from California's eight largest police agencies includes demographics of people stopped on foot and in vehicles and what actions officers took.

Mississippi state government doesn’t have cybersecurity roles — yet

by • 3 months ago

Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron says the state is currently revamping its IT job classifications to match the modern technology landscape.

Business and IT communication 'very, very critical,' state CIO says

by • 4 months ago

Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood says his experience in public safety taught him the importance of technologists paying attention to the action on the ground.

Next-generation 911 promises 'explosive' challenges, state CIO says

by • 4 months ago

Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal says the introduction of digital networks into 911 call centers is presenting public safety officials with unfamiliar technologies.