Product Feature: Beyond Body-Worn Cameras: Video and Image Tools to Help Close Cases

The proliferation of video over the past few decades has been one of the most significant technological advancements for law enforcement. Video now derives from all kinds of different devices, which provides a wealth of opportunities—and challenges—for officers and detectives.

Recording video or capturing a still image is just the first link in a longer chain, though. For example, video footage also needs to be analyzed, clarified, managed, organized, and properly prepared to serve as valid evidence—all while maintaining security and chain of command. Luckily, thanks to some powerful hardware and software programs, today’s officers and investigators can perform a range of sophisticated functions without needing a computer science degree.

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