Tag: public safety

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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5 Common Myths about License Plate Readers

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. …

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