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Trends in Command Vehicles

By Kathy Marks

Mobile command centers are used for a wide variety of police tasks. Mobile command vehicles are being used extensively, in both major urban centers, and in rural areas with poor communications without the available satellite communication.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2014)
 

Google Glass Finds its Way into Law Enforcement

By Duran, Yesenia

Still just a prototype and not yet available, Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format that can interact with the Internet via natural language voice commands. Google Glass, with the help of CopTrax by Stalker was used by the Byron, Ga. Police Department to perform the first successful field trail of Google Glass by law enforcement officials.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2014)
 

Cloud Computing for First Responders

By Stephenie Slahor

Cloud computing offers new services, scalability and economy that may make “bricks and mortar” just about irrelevant. Minimizing risk, managing costs, and maximizing efficiencies and performance are all part of the cloud.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2014)
 

Instructing in a "Y" Generation Classroom

By Nanavaty, Brian

The law enforcement classroom has dramatically changed: Electronic devices are everywhere as are the distractions from training. Solutions exist.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2014)
 

Social Media, the Internet and Law Enforcement for Background Investigations

By Cara Donlon-Cotton

Agencies should absolutely be screening their potential hires.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2012)
 

Community Policing Via Internet

By Charles Manning

Application Service Providers (ASP) make it possible for even the smallest agency to have the same technology capabilities as larger agencies.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 

Bridging the Digital Divide

By Ron Louie

Officers in programs like the one at Hillsboro, OR help bridge the economic divide in children's computer literacy.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2005)
 

Convergence Communications E-SPONDER

By James Careless

Imagine being able to coordinate an inter-agency event through a common Web page, a page that all the players had access to, communicated through, and were able to check for a bird’s-eye situational overview at any time. That is precisely the thinking behind Convergence Communications’ E-SPONDER software.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2006)
 

Wi-Fi Concerns

By Kevin Gordon

As agencies turn more to high-tech solutions, it is important to set up secure networks. Eight quick tips that you should take if you are setting up a WI-FI network are changing your password, turning on the encryption, configuring the firewall, changing the network name, enabling the MAC address filtering, disabling the name broadcast, static IP addresses, and accessing point safely.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2006)
 

NIMS and the NCR: Trials and triumphs at the operation level

By Joseph Watson

Creation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) has done much to improve the working relationships between and among first-responder agencies.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2006)
 
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