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In our last blog on law enforcement technology we looked at some of the challenges agencies face when selecting and evaluating the right mobile computing technology for law enforcement [add link] based on a recent discussion with Michael McElroy, Director of the Information Technology Bureau at the Fairfax County Police Department. Now, we want to […]

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How to Overcome Agency Technology Challenges Now and in the Future


The use of technology in law enforcement has come a long way since the days of pen and paper reporting and two way radios as a primary means of communication. Today’s officers are leveraging body cameras, mobile fingerprint scanners and rugged mobile computers that are connected to high speed broadband at all time, providing real-time […]

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Toughbook 20 Named 2016 CRN Tech Innovator Award Finalist


We are delighted to share that Panasonic’s innovative Toughbook 20 detachable laptop has been selected as a 2016 CRN Tech Innovator Awards finalist in the PC – Laptops/Convertibles category. Each year, the CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize the companies and products that have used innovation to advance technology, increase productivity, and reduce cost and complexity […]

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Hartford Fire Department Counts on Rugged Toughbook Laptops


The Hartford Fire Department provides Fire and Emergency services to the City of Hartford, Connecticut, with a population of approximately 124,000 within 18.4 square miles. If a citizen calls 9-1-1 and the incident does not involve someone actively committing a crime – the department responds to mitigate the hazard. This includes everything from fire suppression, […]

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A Look at the Increasingly Critical Role of Mobile Technology in Public Safety


Over the years, we’ve seen technology truly change the way public safety officers work. Starting with the transition from pen and paper to rugged mobile laptops and tablets, to body-worn cameras and most recently President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, technology has been critical in improving both officer and community safety. For example, […]

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