The Department of Homeland Security is funding two small businesses developing technologies that would facilitate information sharing among first responders from multiple jurisdictions.
Tools like automated license plate recognition software and vehicle recognition systems can be used to create a contactless and efficient form of policing that can help departments manage their budgetary realities while keeping their officers and communities safe for everyone.
As people social distance to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police are finding tools to help them enforce the law and practice social distancing.
A virtual reality training tool aims to help police better understand what people with certain mental disabilities experience during an encounter with officers.
As emergency response agencies prepare for hurricanes against the backdrop of COVID-19, they must train staff, validate processes and policies and test and update technology to better inform response and mitigate health risks to responders.
A security researcher who bought a used body camera on eBay was able to extract audio and video of Fort Huachuca military police officers at work.