Across the country, law enforcement agencies are evaluating and/or deploying body-worn camera (BWC) solutions as a tool for their officers in the field. While these systems offer significant benefits, they can also create unexpected challenges at the back-end in terms of integration; uploading, storing and managing increasing volumes of digital evidence; and keeping data secure […]
These days, it seems you can’t swing a Toughpad without hitting a mobile computer maker selling what they claim to be a “ruggedized” device. But in today’s market, what does “rugged” really mean? Sure, a customer can be assured that the device is at least a little more durable than an ordinary consumer product, but […]
Located in scenic western North Carolina, Morganton’s Department of Public Safety is tasked with providing law enforcement and fire protection services to a community of about 17,000 people. Like many other public safety agencies across the country, technology is playing an increasingly critical role in how Morganton DPS protects and serves its constituents. This includes […]
With nearly 60 participating first-responder teams, Urban Shield is one of the world’s largest comprehensive full-scale regional preparedness exercises. During this intense 48-hour event, SWAT, fire department and Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams from California, other U.S. states and countries as far away as Singapore push themselves to the limit as they test their skills and […]
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