The Use of Video by Law Enforcement

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To keep the public safe, law enforcement agencies have always relied on the latest technology.  Each decade of the 1900s can be marked by the introduction of a critical investigative technology.    1900s: The introduction of fingerprinting  1920s: The introduction of the polygraph machine  1930s: The introduction of two-way radios  1940s: Radar detectors used to capture vehicle speeds  1950s: Electronic data processing machines summarized arrests and warrants  1960s: The… Read more »

5 Common Myths about License Plate Readers

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Before license plate reader (LPR) technology, law enforcement agencies built databases by hand. Now license plate readers allow for quick capture and building of the database. As a result, officers can spend more time on following leads and solving cases. With the increase in popularity of LPR systems, many common misconceptions have been circling around. … Read more »

The Silent Witness: Changing how the Public and Police Interact

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Prominent cases involving law enforcement has led to closer scrutinization of police behavior. Accusations of misconduct against an officer can cost departments millions of dollars. Investigations can be lengthy and complicated when there are conflicting accounts of what happened. Fortunately, the introduction of body-worn cameras with the in-car video system can provide objective details of… Read more »

Live Earth: A World of Information at Your Fingertips

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Incident response centers across the country are filled with multiple screens showing different sets of information. Valuable time in emergency situations is often lost by jumping around to different screens when trying to evaluate a situation.  Brite has recently partnered with Live Earth, a company who is changing how people interact with information by bringing disparate systems into a single view… Read more »

Body Worn Cameras: All Angles to Consider

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In today’s blog Lindsey Cooksey, Brite’s Eastern  Public Safety Manager, touches on major points most have overlooked with Body Worn Camera technology. Body Worn Cameras (BWC) are the latest hot topic technology being called for and implemented as part of a police officer’s uniform. With recent shootings and other officer involved incidents sparking outcry from communities… Read more »

What Triggers You?

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Our blog is brought to you by our Public Safety Inside Sales Support, Conor Smith.  Public Safety officers deal with a variety of situations every single shift. To help protect them and the citizens, many departments are beginning to implement cameras in the field. These cameras are put in the squad vehicles and now being… Read more »

The Power of Social Media

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Today’s blog is brought to you by Mackenzie Spencer, Public Safety Marketing Manager. We live in a “now” environment with everything so easily at our finger tips. You can get updates on news stories that are happening at that very moment, sent directly to the watch on your wrist. We are always connected anywhere we… Read more »