“To enhance law enforcement's understanding, acquisition, and use of technology”
In-Car Video Camera Systems Performance Specifications
Law enforcement applications of video technology have grown substantially during the past decade. The advent of the videotape camera in the early 1960s and the vast improvements made in the field since that time have given rise to any number of new applications
of closed circuit television (CCTV) being utilized by law enforcement.
This user-friendly web-based database for storing pursuit information enables law enforcement leaders to set pursuit guidelines, make informed policy and training decisions, and generate statistical reports to assist in analysis and comparison with other jurisdictions.
An online survey was conducted to identify the most critical technology needs for law enforcement. The results of this survey are presented in this report, and represent a staring point from which to build a strategy for research and analysis of the issues that are impacting both large an small departments nationwide.
Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology (EMDT) is a group of devices that use a high-voltage, low power charge of electricity to induce involuntary muscle contractions that cause temporary incapacitation. More police departments are using EMDT on resisting subjects, with a minimum of serious injuries or lethality.
Arlington and Fairfax counties in Virginia partnered with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in a National Institute of Justice-funded project to employ digital images taken in schools as the foundation for constructing virtual classrooms to be used during a critical incident.