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Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Overcoming a device-centric mindset to realize the true potential of LTE

By James Mustarde

Trade magazines, radio hardware vendors, even agency communications strategists have all regurgitated the same, albeit exciting, opportunities that long-term evolution (LTE) will bring to the public safety table.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2011)
 

Oncam Global’s security camera provides 360-degree situational awareness

 

Oncam Global Group AG introduced an addition to its in-house security technology capabilities: the Oncam IPZoom 360°, 5-megapixel camera and software that, when combined with a high-resolution co-located IP PTZ camera, enable security personnel to zero in on a detailed image of a specific “suspicious” person, object or event while an entire area continues to be surveilled.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

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(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

The Role of Social Media in Public Safety

By Jennifer Gavigan

The era of the Internet and Social Media is upon us. Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are providing state and local law enforcement with low cost ways of not only keeping the public informed, but educating them as well. Social media tools can help communicate with the public in emergencies, build situational awareness, and spur recovery.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Automated Situational Awareness

By Susan Geoghegan

Companies like LDV USA, General Dynamics C4 Systems, Incident Communications Solutions and Inmarsat provide communication systems and technologies that help public safety personnel effectively manage crisis situations.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2010)
 

Alcatel-Lucent and Cassidian demonstrate interoperable 4G broadband wireless communications

 

Alcatel-Lucent together with Cassidian (formerly EADS Defence & Security) and PlantCML®, the North American subsidiary of Cassidian, for the first time demonstrated interoperability between a live broadband LTE wireless network and digital land mobile radio (LMR) commonly used by local police, fire departments and other emergency responders.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Policing with pinpoint accuracy by using GPS

By Bob Galvin

With the economy’s stranglehold on nearly every police department’s budget, officers are pressed to more selectively respond to incidents while maintaining their safety.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Town of Marshfield, Mass. balances safety and privacy in public buildings

 

When police unraveled a Columbine-like plot that included a planned assault on emergency first responders, it forever altered the psyche of the quaint seaside town of Marshfield, Mass. The town’s police department and emergency management agency recognized that they could improve public safety by installing video cameras in several high-risk public buildings.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Tactical Pole Cameras and Scopes

By Susan Geoghegan

When tactical teams are engaged in high-risk operations, they rely on specialized equipment to bring the situation to a peaceful resolution. Advances in covert surveillance technology give team members the ability to see beyond their line of sight and capture video intelligence for enhanced situational awareness.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2014)
 
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