Hofmann’s idea was that, when an officer is dispatched on a run – say, a domestic disturbance – the officer’s bodycam and in-vehicle camera automatically activate based on the nature of the call as identified in the dispatcher’s narrative.
In early 2019, Utility made good on its promise to integrate its new CAD activation technology into the new CAD system LPD shares with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.Read More
Every year, officers are assaulted or killed while conducting traffic stops. Any time an officer goes down, their life could be at stake. If an officer goes down in an isolated area, or at night, there may be little chance to try to save them if no one can find them.Read More
St. Louis County will soon outfit its entire police department with body cameras, becoming the largest department in Missouri to do so.Read More
By April, St. Louis County Police officers will be equipped with body cameras and every marked county police car will have cameras mounted inside, Chief Jon Belmar said Wednesday.Read More
St. Louis County police officials say funding was the biggest hurdle in adding body cameras to their department, but thanks to Proposition P they were able to spend $5 million on the new cameras, which they are rolling out this week.Read More
Wednesday was a history-making day when it comes to policing in the area. The St. Louis County Police Department began rolling out full-scale use of body cameras. They are the first large police department in the region to do so.
Nearly 700 St. Louis County Officers are now starting to train with the cameras. They're being phased-in at every one of the county’s eight precincts between now and the end of the year.Read More
The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man.Read More
St. Louis County fulfilled one of the key promises of the Proposition P sales tax last week when the County Council unanimously approved body cameras for the St. Louis County Police Department.
“We really went into this because I believe, we believe, the St. Louis County Police Department believes, that we owe a transparency piece to our public,” Belmar said. “I think it’s an opportunity for transparency, I think it’s an opportunity for officer safety, and I think it’s going to answer some questions as we move forward into modern-day policing.”Read More
More than 700 St. Louis County officers will soon get body cameras in a milestone supported by both the St. Louis County Police Department and by the union that represents police officers due to the effect it could have on officer safety and accountability.Read More
The Jasper Police Department will soon implement a full-fledged body camera program.
Beginning in the next few months, every officer in the local entity will be equipped with both body and car cams. JPD Chief Nathan Schmitt said that whenever officers are in contact with the public, “we’re gonna want them to have their cameras rolling.”
"The South Bend Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency and a valued partner of Utility. We stand ready to continue to support the fine men and women of the South Bend Police Department in their continued mission of transparency and accountability through policy-based automatic recording while serving their community," stated Ted Davis, CEO & President of Utility, Inc.Read More
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The DeKalb County Marshal’s Office has become the latest local law enforcement agency to implement a body-worn camera program.Read More
At a time when the interactions between citizens of color and law enforcement officers are being assessed, debated and brainstormed at a near-constant pace, a new generation of digital recording by the BodyWorn company may add clarity to the scrutiny and offer another layer of safety to the streets.Read More
A smart phone-connected camera lens peeks out from a large button-size hole in the front of her shirt. She taps a gadget strapped to her wrist and an electronic voice announces the device is recording.Read More
Utility Inc.'s intuitive in-car video system, the Rocket IoT XLE™, continues to provide police departments with CJIS-compliant security and reliable FirstNet coverage.Read More