Law Enforcement Tech
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Delaware’s opioid legislative package … a flotilla of boats vs. Fla.’s red tide … and a Wyo. county commissioner rescued from mountain.
The company will also build a digital forensics training program.
The agency wants first responders’ clothing to be able to generate and store electricity.
After three days of operation, Washington Dulles International Airport’s biometric cameras identified a man allegedly attempting to use someone else’s passport to enter the U.S.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | W.Va. governor visits his state’s capital city … breaking ground on the Digital Crossroads of America Data Center … and a mayor’s Twitter tattoo bet.
AT&T’s team is also working with states to get a liaison in every emergency operations center.
The city’s police department is moving forward with the second phase of testing weeks after the initial pilot program ended amid concerns raised by civil liberties groups.
"Software is only as smart as the information it’s fed," according to Brian Brackeen, CEO of Kairos.
A company that uses sensors to recognize the sound of gunshots could help solve the epidemic.
May was the city's 15th month of declining gun violence, which police attribute to increased hiring, strengthened community policing efforts and investments in technology.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | San Francisco’s scooter ultimatum … La. safety-net hospitals may close … and no more $49 burgers for Conn. town budget meetings.
A device that resembles an old phonograph may soon be used to jam and shut down vehicles like the one that killed 10 people in Toronto.
Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam approved legislation that emerged as a lawmaking exercise by students.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Atlanta councilman loses access to 16 years of records … Oregon is a “beacon” for families struggling with fertility … Texas city poised to sell off more local parks ... and a Michigan county seeks to divert 90 percent of its trash.
New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Austin bombings keep residents on high alert; Ariz. teachers plan sickout; D.C. mayor vs. Marco Rubio; San Francisco’s fur ban; and more tech jobs are heading to Missoula.
Facial recognition technology isn’t illegal. Still, many privacy advocates object to the software’s widespread use since it allows silent surveillance without consent.
Wearables are great—but they can't get in the way when firefighters and paramedics do their jobs.
Can commercial tech hold up in a mock disaster? The agency’s Science and Technology Directorate wants to find out.
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