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SF Police Commission redefines 'active' body camera status

by • 1 year ago

A loophole that permitted officers to activate only the audio or video recording functions of their devices would be closed.

DHS launches smart city challenge for first responders

by • 1 year ago

The federal agency is offering about 50,000 to tech entrepreneurs and companies that can deliver Internet of Things solutions to first responders by 2020.

Faulty body cams prompt replacement purchase by Gainesville Police

by • 1 year ago

After struggles with body cameras relying on on-site servers and DVD storage, the Texas city will invest in new cameras and a cloud-based storage system.

For police officers who don't wear their body cams, watchdogs call for stricter penalties

by • 2 years ago

Most officers in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department wear their body cameras, but some say the department is too lenient on the 20 percent that don't follow policy.

After endless glitches, Montgomery County shelves police body cameras

by • 2 years ago

A string of confusing bugs has left the Maryland jurisdiction searching for a more reliable solution.

Emerging technologies empower government to respond to constituent demand

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: Leaders from consultancy NIC Inc. say technologies like chatbots, "voice-first" devices, and virtual reality are enabling government to serve its public like never before.

Arkansas extends Facebook VR program to all public high schools

by • 2 years ago

More than 360 public high schools in the state will gain free access to the emerging technology.

Commission: Seattle mayor may have violated bargaining agreement with body camera order

by • 2 years ago

Answering a complaint by the city's police union, state labor officials say further investigation is needed into the mayor's executive order.

IoT report: People are willing to give up their private data for the right reasons

by • 2 years ago

A new survey from Unisys shows that people are protective of their personal data, particularly when it comes to health, but when their safety might be at stake, they're a little more flexible.

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