New Jersey Gov. Murphy announces $7 million for gunshot detection tech

by • 5 months ago

Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is investing millions in gunshot-detection systems and community-based programs to reduce gun violence.

Utah police officers plan to use bullet-tracking technology

by • 1 year ago

Police in Utah will soon test out a device, called ShotDot, that tracks and stores the timestamp data of every bullet fired from officers' weapons.

Amid backlash, Worcester, Mass., approves predictive-crime software

by • 1 year ago

Worcester officials approved the use of software that uses automated data analysis to direct when and where police patrols visit certain neighborhoods.

Engaging community is key for smart-city development, officials say

by • 3 years ago

Speakers at a smart-cities conference outside Washington said their programs are only worthwhile if residents understand the new technologies being deployed in their communities.

Public safety data needs a strategy, Atlanta CIO says

by • 3 years ago

Atlanta's recent adoption of gunshot-detection devices means there's even more data the city find ways to share and manage.

Gunshot detection expands reach in California city to cover campuses

by • 4 years ago

The Fresno Police Department's ShotSpotter system will be extended to cover more than 14 square miles following a recent high-profile shooting in Florida.

Drones that automatically investigate gunfire may soon swarm in Louisville

by • 4 years ago

The city has requested permission to operate the aircraft beyond visual line of sight, as allowed by an experimental "innovation zone" program started by the Trump administration.

For emerging tech like body worn cameras, law enforcement struggles to find funding

by • 5 years ago

New survey data shows that city law enforcement agencies are "suffering" as demand for new services rises but budgets stay steady.