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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)
 

Public Safety Software

By Susan Geoghegan

The basic components of public safety software include computer-aided dispatch (CAD), records management (RMS), mobile computing, and data sharing. However, that is just the big picture. The details are in the implementation of highly integrated, configurable, module-based software.

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

Intrepid Networks STING Mobile App

By Yesenia Salcedo

Designed for situational awareness in real time and to address communication issues during operations, the foundation of the suite is integrating officer positions and information gathering into a single mobile application. STING provides a live common operating picture for the entire response team to view. The app is suitable for SWAT, narcotics, vice, surveillance, mobile field force and advanced traffic/patrol units. STING can also benefit any integrated response team.

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

Command & Tactical Situational Awareness

By French, Glenn

Recent stats indicate that officer ambush could be a long-term problem. The ambush is tough to counter since the element of surprise is with your adversary. A semi-relaxed state of awareness can have a deadly consequence in your recognition and reaction time to the ambush.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2013)
 

The CLeaR Concept

By Ti Goetz

C-CLeaR is an acronym for Command Post, Containment, Long Rifle and React Team. These simple four words serve as reminders for actions that should be taken immediately to gain some measure of control over critical events such as barricades and hostage situations.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2013)
 

Tactical Headsets Update

By Susan Geoghegan

Today’s first responders rely on clear, concise communications to ensure a successful outcome during emergency or SWAT operations. The old portable radios with built-in speakers have been replaced with reliable hands-free tactical headsets that provide greater clarity and enhanced security.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2014)
 
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