An independent report into the deaths or serious injuries of 55 mentally ill people in the past five years either in custody or in contact with the Metropolitan police, has found a catalogue of mismanagement and bad practices.
The New York Police Department is testing a new device it says can detect firearms concealed beneath layers of clothing, a high-tech crime-fighting tool seemingly torn from the pages of science fiction.
Like the main character of the 1987 RoboCop movie about an all-seeing humanoid cop, patrol officers are being equipped with the kind of high-tech communications gear that puts them on the cutting edge.
"...But the powers of tech-driven investigations are enlarging so quickly that investigators are wise to exercise restraint and discretion. Just because you can gather data about a legitimate target does not necessarily mean you should."
The Massena Police Department is getting a little help on patrol. But, it's not an extra officer, it's a new car outfitted with high-tech gear that will be hitting the streets in the coming months. Our Barry Wygel has the story.
With a recent slaying in Roosevelt, a team of Nassau County police manning an inconspicuous location in Massapequa stand at the ready. The unsolved murder has ignited tensions in the neighborhood, and their unit is determined to stamp out the flames.
The Leica C10 ScanStation is a high-definition, 3D laser scanner that captures a 360-degree image of an incident, in darkness or daylight. Its range is 900 feet. It freezes a crime scene exactly the way it was discovered.
A HI-TECH anti-thief weapon is being piloted in city homes in what are considered to be burglary hot spot areas.The sophisticated Smartwater is a clear liquid that contains unique chemical codes.One...
"I was fortunate to be invited to attend the reform.co.uk event on the Future of Police Technology in London today (Thursday). It was an excellent event attracting top class speakers and attendees from Goverment, policing, prospective PCCs and industry. I attend quite a lot of events, but rarely have I taken so many notes."