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CrimeReports

Crime-mapping tool gets open data refresh

Motorola’s crime-mapping website CrimeReports now includes Socrata’s open data visualizations.

block chain on the horizon for government

Blockchain on the government horizon

The technology that powers Bitcoin has the potential to address government trust and security issues.

Hawaii to move IT systems to university data center

Hawaii to move IT systems to university data center

The data center colocation will give the state access to a modern facility for enterprise servers, storage and communications.

How Missouri police deliver on-scene interoperable communications

How Missouri police deliver on-scene interoperable communications

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s command and control vehicle uses a system that allows for TCP/IP communication across P25 networks.

GAO:  D.C. responders need clarity on interoperable communications

GAO: D.C. responders need clarity on cross-agency communications

The Office of National Capital Region Coordination should formally specify how first responders will work together across agency boundaries, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

Sidewalk Labs steps up for Smart Cities Challenge

Sidewalk Labs steps up for Smart City Challenge

Sidewalk Labs will contribute an analytics platform that tackles congestion and free Wi-Fi kiosks for neighborhoods in the winning city.

Police video redaction: Where big data meets privacy

Police video redaction: Where big data meets privacy

Freedom of Information requests are spurring technology solutions that redact video of crimes or exchanges between officers and suspects but protect citizen privacy.

philly 311

Philly 311 gets a makeover

Philly 311, Philadelphia’s mobile app for access to government information and non-emergency services, has been evolving to be easier to use and more responsive to unexpected events.

History drives small town registries to put deeds online

History drives small town registries to put deeds online

Easy access to property records spurs local governments to digitize deeds, but it’s the historical side of the project that really piques public interest.

tracking food poisoning with social media

Tracking tweets helped Las Vegas prevent food poisoning

The nEmesis app improves health inspection outcomes by connecting tweets related to food poisoning to likely hot spots.

FirstNet on track for November award

FirstNet on track for November award

Although FirstNet extended the deadline for final proposals for the nationwide wireless broadband public safety network by two weeks, officials say there won’t be any further delays of the final May 13 deadline.

DOT smart city challenge finalists

7 cities make the cut for Smart City Challenge

The Department of Transportation announced finalists for its Smart City Challenge from the nearly 80 submissions it received.

smart cities readiness guide

Mapping a path to the smart city

The Smart Cities Council’s Readiness Guide helps city planners make educated choices about the technologies they can use to transform their towns.

State marijuana regulation: Is there a standard for the systems?

State marijuana regulation: Is there a standard for the systems?

A more open monitoring system would give both the Justice Department and the states documentation on what’s working and what’s not.

Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

The state is trying to create an online marijuana license and registration system that is a little more IRS and a little less SWAT team.


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