Law Enforcement

Read: CentralSquare, Genetec Partner to Bring Real-Time Video to First Responders

CentralSquare, Genetec Partner to Bring Real-Time Video to First Responders

The partnership enables public safety agencies across North America to use existing public and private video cameras when responding to 911 calls.

Read: Report: Ring Wanted 911 Calls to Activate Its Video Doorbells

Report: Ring Wanted 911 Calls to Activate Its Video Doorbells

Emails shows Ring and law enforcement were in the early stages of creating functionality that would turn on video doorbells in the vicinity of a 911 call.

Read: Report Says Ring, Police Signed Secret Agreement to Give Away Video Doorbells

Report Says Ring, Police Signed Secret Agreement to Give Away Video Doorbells

Documents obtained by Motherboard show Ring has essentially enlisted law enforcement as salespeople for its video doorbells.

Read: Police Chief Grateful for Tactical Robot, Cold-Weather Gear Donated by ADS

Police Chief Grateful for Tactical Robot, Cold-Weather Gear Donated by ADS

Aurora, Ill.-based Alarm Detection Systems made the donation to the police department in the wake of a mass shooting on Feb. 15.

Read: Security Top of Mind for Dallas PD Headquarters Redesign

Security Top of Mind for Dallas PD Headquarters Redesign

The Jack Evans Police Headquarters building is home to police administration, investigations and a future museum of historical artifacts.

Read: Electronic Doors Obstructed Pursuit of Virginia Shooter, Police Say

Electronic Doors Obstructed Pursuit of Virginia Shooter, Police Say

Police considered using a sledgehammer or explosive charge to break down doors after they were unable to open them due to lack of key cards.

Read: NYPD Used Celebrity Lookalikes to Alter Facial Recognition Results, Researchers Say

NYPD Used Celebrity Lookalikes to Alter Facial Recognition Results, Researchers Say

A new report reveals certain police departments are fudging facial recognition results by using celebrity doppelgangers, forensic sketches and editing photos.

Read: NYPD Reveals It Has Been Using an Algorithm to Help Spot Crime Patterns

NYPD Reveals It Has Been Using an Algorithm to Help Spot Crime Patterns

The software known as ‘Patternizr,’ compares factors such as method of entry, type of goods taken and distance between the crimes.

Read: The Best and Worst Police Response Times of 10 Major U.S. Cities

The Best and Worst Police Response Times of 10 Major U.S. Cities

A new report reveals which major cities have the best and worst police response times, as well as police response times based on the type of crime.

Read: Police Body Camera Explodes in NYC, Prompting Investigation

Police Body Camera Explodes in NYC, Prompting Investigation

Nearly 3,000 body cameras have been suspended while the NYPD looks into the incident involving Vievu LE-5 model cameras.

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