Category: Captain’s Corner

The Right Solution for Your Fleet

Whether it’s a refresh or equipping new vehicles, outfitting an entire fleet isn’t always easy. Between product options, safety, technology advancements, budgets, RFPs, contracts, and timing, the buying process can be overwhelming and long.   From our 20 years of public safety experience, we have put together a quick cheat sheet of things to consider in the…

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How drones are keeping communities safe

Imagine dispatch getting a call about an active crime/incident and within two minutes command has eyes on the scene – but there is no officer there.  Instead a drone is circling the scene from 200 ft. in the sky.  The military has been leveraging un-manned aerial vehicles (now commonly known as drones) since the WW1 to enter…

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In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next

In Vehicle Technology: A Look Back and What is Coming Next Police Officers are constantly adapting their equipment to their environment and daily demands. The concept of the cruiser being a mobile office was developed by those who worked long shifts and thought: “What could be added to this car to make my job easier?…

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The future of crime fighting in 2019

It has been an exciting year for technology advancements in the Public Safety industry.  Most importantly the positive impact technology has provided by improving officer safety and helping officers gain better information to generate leads and solve crimes faster.  Below are the top 5 ways these innovative advancements can be used in your department today.  1. Real-Time…

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The Use of Video by Law Enforcement

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 introduction…

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Tips for Choosing the Right Device for Mobile Wireless Connection

Need help choosing the correct device for mobile connectivity? The mobile work force relies heavily on cellular connectivity to provide internet access anywhere in the field. It is especially important that these workers are connected at all times. Police officers are in their vehicles for a majority of their shift and being connected to dispatch…

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Body Worn Cameras: All Angles to Consider

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…

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