The Durham (N.C.) police department’s analytical services group used IBM analytics technology to help reduce the amount of violent crime in a two-square-mile region of the city by more than 50 percent during a four-year span (2007-2011).
Ray Minor, Director of Training Operations at TASER International, shares information about the X2 with PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie. Some features include dual lasers, an immediate follow up shot and conscious design.
Cook County Jail is the first major correctional facility in the nation to use the RadPRO SecurPASS machines. With just a seven-second scan, officers are able to determine whether detainees are hiding drugs, weapons or other contraband in their clothing, hair or even in a body cavity. The machines do not show any anatomical outlines or facial features, ensuring detainee privacy.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart showed off new body scanners at the Cook County Jail Tuesday. The scanners will be used when authorities process prisoners and are expected to provide a new level of security.