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Technology-Newsletter-September-2008

Editor's Corner
Tech Q&A: John Armstrong of Remploy Frontline
The WILL to WIN – fundamental to the success of law enforcement officers – is sometimes exemplified in the work and the spirit of others.

PoliceOne salutes Remploy, not only for their commitment to keeping police officers safe, but for giving people who face complex barriers the support they need to find sustainable employment and the chance to be heroes in their own right... Full Story
PoliceOne Technology Feature
Photogrammetry of crash scene images such as this can be instrumental in court.
(Photo courtesy of FHP)
Close-range photogrammetry for crash reconstruction
We've traditionally employed a range of dimensional measurement techniques for traffic crash reconstruction, and it's clear that a “tool kit” of devices is best utilized to perform the task.

Photogrammetry is the science and technology of generating 3D information from 2D measurements ... Full Story
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P1 Technology Helpdesk
Grasping ‘control-alt-delete’
Have you ever found yourself typing a report or other document, needing information from another screen, and wondering if there is a quicker way to go back and forth from screen to screen?

Have you ever been in the middle of your document and wish you could quickly get up to the beginning, or down to the end? ... Full Story
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Technology in the News
LAPD unveils new tipster tool: "texting"



Tipsters in the Los Angeles area can send text messages to 274637 — which spells the word "CRIMES" — to LAPD.
(Stock photo)


LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton has unveiled a new system allowing people to provide anonymous crime tips to police through text messages and the department's website.

Bratton said he hopes the new technology, which protects the sender's identity, would generate more crime tips to the LAPD from the public ... Full Story

Also in the News:

Dog calls 911, saves owner's life

YouTube bans terrorism training videos

Md. police deploy license plate reader

Scooters give Lehigh Univ. police a lift

Small GPS devices help prosecutors win convictions

Kits help Indy police recover DNA from guns

Ariz. police a-Twitter over news alerts

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PoliceOne Technology Tips
Keyboard shortcuts Good report writing for TASER
Write better, more descriptive reports. Never lose your work to a crashed computer. Surf the Internet with the prowess of a teenager. Find exactly the section of a document you need to see.

How? Shortcut keys can help you to save time, prevent data-loss, and ... Read tip

Read all PoliceOne Training tips

One of the most important, but often neglected, aspects of utilizing our force options is report writing.

Recently, Master TASER Instructor Tom Munsey of the Albuquerque Police force spoke with Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith ...
Watch this tip on BLUtube.com

Submit a tip to PoliceOne


Press Releases


Implementation of New Public Safety Software Begins for Yukon Police Department (Okla.)
[New World Systems]

Strix Systems and Digital Payment Technologies Partner In Wireless Parking Meter Solution
[Strix Systems]

Harris Corporation Announces Breakthrough Multiband Software-Defined Radio for Federal, State and Local Public Safety
[Harris Corporation]

iKey Wireless Keyboards Ideal for Public Safety Applications
[iKey]

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