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Los Angeles Police Department to Become Largest Force With Officers Wearing Body Cameras

Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a $69.6 million plan that will equip 7,000 Los Angeles Police Department officers with body cameras, becoming the largest force to be strapped with body cameras.


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Although megapixel cameras may not be necessary for all applications, there are many where their technology provides an undeniably superior solution. Features like greater detail and wider coverage make them ideal for identification and forensic purposes. By Bob Wimmer · August 25, 2009

Milestone Systems has announced version 7.0 of its XProtect Enterprise video management software. The update features a new administration interface and tools such as system configuration wizards, automatic device discovery and bulk maintenance options. Distributed server architecture optimizes bandwidth usage, keeping video data traffic between all the elements to a minimum. SSI Staff · August 24, 2009

3VR Security Inc. has acquired $12 million in Series D funding from investors led by Menlo Ventures. As part of this transaction, Sonia Hoel Perkins, a Menlo managing director, will join the 3VR board of directors. August 23, 2009

The City of Albuquerque, N.M., is testing out a new alarm response program that enlists the help of a private ... August 19, 2009

Although megapixel cameras may not be necessary for all applications, there are many where their technology provides an undeniably superior solution. Features like greater detail and wider coverage make them ideal for identification and forensic purposes. August 01, 2009

SSI Staff · July 31, 2009

A nonprofit organization in Lancaster, Pa., spearheaded a 165-camera public video surveillance program to combat crime in most all public spaces. The fiber-backboned solution provides a fine example of how being connected in your community can lead to winning similar projects. By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2009

Homeland security directives and stimulus funding are providing security contractors with opportunities across federal, state and local government sectors. Understanding unique bidding, funding and customer needs is essential to winning projects. July 31, 2009

Anyone who has ever worked in operations or technical support can tell you some interesting stories about meeting the demands of sales personnel who are selling the "latest and greatest" IP devices. July 31, 2009

Initial expectations for the $787 billion stimulus package enacted in February have since tempered as many security contractors have become perplexed by the uncertainty of just where opportunities exist and how to snatch them. By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2009




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