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Guidelines for Choosing an Advanced Authentication Solution for Accessing Criminal Justice Informati

Guidelines for Choosing an Advanced Authentication Solution for Accessing Criminal Justice Informati

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4 Risks of Delaying Your Move to NG9-1-1 Technology

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Public Safety IP Revolution: Transitioning to the Infrastructure of the Future

IP-based and wireless technologies can improve the flow of information that helps save lives and protect first responders. The challenge is creating a plan that fits today's needs while preparing for the future. Download this paper for a roadmap to developing an IP-based public safety technology infrastructure.

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Four Steps to Sustainable Video Surveillance

This paper outlines a four-step process for sustainable video surveillance in public safety and beyond.

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Developing Smart Cities & Communities - Public Sector Efficiencies Utilizing 4G LTE Networking

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"Smart City" is the term most commonly tied to the communities and regions that are using sensors, M2M technology, wireless connectivity, and data to heighten efficiencies, save taxpayer money, protect the environment, and better serve individuals and families. These communities are capitalizing on the ways in which innovation and collaboration can improve quality of life and economic well-being. The ever-increasing prevalence of the Internet of Things in community operations is taking many Sma

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Read this case study to learn more about how the police department uses these tools to better understand how the public is feeling about a variety of issues, stay alerted about social media posts that violate its policy and communicate more effectively during crises.

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5 Questions to Consider When it Comes to Body-Cam Storage

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This white paper includes key considerations public safety agencies should make as they develop a strategy to affordably store and manage video.

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This handbook explains the reasons why it’s time for the nation’s 9-1-1 centers to adopt Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) technology. It also includes information on how to start the planning process and fund the transition.

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If there isn’t a video, how can we really know what happened? This question — with all of its implications about trust and credibility for law enforcement agencies — is behind growing calls from the public for use of body-worn cameras in routine policing. In response, as many as one-third of agencies nationwide are actively planning camera programs; many have already implemented programs or are conducting pilots.

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