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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bodycams Could Save Our Children’s Lives

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William B. Scott is the author of “The Permit,” a novel based on his son’s murder. His son Erik Scott, 38, was shot by Metro officers William Mosher, Joshua Stark and Thomas Mendiola on July 10, 2010, as he walked out of a Costco store, and Scott believes body worn video could have prevented this tragedy.

An Insider Industry Perspective of Cloud Storage for Law Enforcement

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Government Technology is an online publication dedicated to the dynamics of governing in the information age. In a recent article by Stuart McKee, the chief technology officer for state and local government at Microsoft, he provides an insider perspective on how prepared Cloud storage is for body camera video data.

5 Tips for Using Mobile Video Evidence in Your Agency

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Each week body camera users grow in number, and the scale of an implementation can range from just one or two, to hundreds across a department. In order to manage a project where there is a consistent flow of new data, shared this concise package of wisdom on what one should consider.

Camera Captures Child Rescued From Burning House

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GRIFFIN, Ga. — Footage from a body camera captures a police sergeant’s rescue of a 3-year-old from a house fire. Sgt. Joe Hudson of the Griffin Police Department arrived at the scene of the blaze before the fire department and spotted a grandmother leaving a burning home. He learned that her grandson was still in […]