A report developed by the San Diego Police Department for the City Council’s Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee revealed that the use of body cameras by police officers has led to fewer complaints by residents since the city’s experiment that tested the equipment.
SSI Staff · March 26, 2015
The Detroit Police Department want to merge private and public security camera feeds, anticipating that it will help officers respond to crimes faster.
SSI Staff · February 12, 2015
The Security Industry Association and the International Association of Police Chiefs have awarded the Houston Police Department and the Greater Houston Retailers Association with the 2014 Michael Shanahan Award for helping to reduce violent crime at convenience stores in the city.
SSI Staff · October 28, 2014
A media tour presented by ASIS Int’l examined security/life-safety risks and solutions at major Atlanta locales and operations including the Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, MARTA, Delta and the police department’s Video Integration Center.
Arlen Schweiger · September 26, 2014
Canton Police Department Deputy Chief Scott Hilden discusses electronic security helps law enforcement accomplish its public safety mission in this exclusive Q&A.
Scott Goldfine · December 04, 2013
The security industry has moved from indifference to taking responsibility for the false alarm issue, forging stronger bonds with key officials in communities nationwide. Better technology, best practices and consistent outreach is making a huge difference, with the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) at the forefront of education and advocacy.
October 23, 2013
The Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response (PPVAR) has formed a new committee to develop video verification best practices between central stations and public safety answering points (PSAPs).
September 26, 2013
Just as previous deadly attacks have served to raise awareness for electronic security measures, the Boston Marathon bombing has refocused attention on the role public video surveillance can play in identifying and apprehending perpetrators.
By Rodney Bosch · June 02, 2013
SAN DIEGO — Police here will soon be able to monitor live streaming video from 70 of the city’s roughly 200 campuses, an added measure of security in the wake of school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
December 19, 2012
Have you ever considered inviting your chief to speak at a local association meeting? Or how about requesting a meeting and offering your assistance in dealing with the false dispatch issue?
September 30, 2012