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Product Update

April 2013 Product Update

The Police Chief keeps you on the cutting edge of law enforcement technology with monthly product announcements. For free, in-depth information, visit us online at Items about new or improved products are based on news releases supplied by manufacturers and distributors; IACP endorsement is in no way implied.

Surveillance system
Total Recall introduces new features of its CrimeEye citywide surveillance system. The CE-226 series are now fitted with megapixel cameras that record superior video quality. Camera selection is determined by the environment under surveillance. Storage and transmission depends upon types of cameras selected. The new CrimeEye camera features provide law enforcement with an exceptional citywide surveillance experience, delivering high-quality detailed video footage. Total Recall’s citywide surveillance solutions encompass everything from camera systems on the street to head end command centers.

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Storage locker
Tiffin Metal Product Co. has updated its law enforcement product offerings by redesigning the Infinity Wardrobe Locker. The locker continues to allow complete in-the-field flexibility and has all of the venting capabilities of the Airflow Locker. It is available with adjustable shelves and a variety of interior component kits that allow end users to create configurations to fit their personal needs. The new locker gives even more versatility to law enforcement personnel by providing interior components that fit into a lanced back panel, allowing easy adjustment to ever-changing storage requirements.

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Communications and processing platform
Outerlink Global Solutions announces the launch of Communiqué HUB, providing a multimodal data communications and processing platform for aviation and ground fleets. This new platform will offer features such as push-to-talk and text messaging services. Outerlink’s push-to-talk solution delivers full database backup of all conversations, including time stamps and geo locations. The innovation marks the first of several technological advancements that Outerlink will launch this year. The company will offer access to third-party developers, which will grant fleet dispatch centers access to advanced mobile data communications and processing.

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Secure one-time passwords
Criminal Justice Information Services Security Policy includes a mandate for advanced authentication by September 30, 2013, for certain use cases. SyferLock’s GridPro delivers advanced authentication through a software-based grid that can convert static passwords into secure, one-time passwords at each login without tokens. When advanced authentication is required, GridPro provides a secure solution that is easy to deploy and use. GridPro is used to secure access to Windows-based laptops, desktops, and servers.

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Badge stickers
Law enforcement professionals can put a smile on a child’s face with junior police officer badge stickers from No matter what the situation, whether a police officer is responding to a domestic violence call, a car accident, an emergency, or visiting a community school, these stickers—at just a few pennies per badge—are designed to make any child smile. All junior police officer badge stickers can be printed on shiny gold or shiny silver foil with black or dark blue ink. Designs can be customized for individual police departments.

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Training films (ACT) announces its ACT online interactive training films for law enforcement professionals. ACT intends to immerse users in feature-film quality episodes fused with a fully interactive gaming environment. Users negotiate decision points, which test decision-making fundamentals and feature unique outcomes, and learning points, which test knowledge of best practices. Throughout the experience, opportunities for further study are a click away. Agencies receive lesson plans for collective training. ACT modules currently include active shooters in schools, domestic violence, and traffic stops.

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Higher education
The University of Phoenix has been serving professionals in the criminal justice and security field for more than 30 years. The college offers associate, bachelors and masters degree programs with management-focused curriculum to provide the skills required to be a leader within the field of criminal justice and security.

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Evidence-tracking system
The DSI Checkmate Evidence module provides law enforcement agencies with a method to track chain of custody, decrease the time to process evidence, and improve the ease of producing case documents and evidence for prosecuting attorneys. The program also tracks destruction of evidence, how it was disposed of, and who was involved with its destruction. The system interfaces with existing programs and assures the integrity and status of items in the property room. The system can use color-coded labels in the evidence room to distinguish categories of evidence.

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In-vehicle storage locker
Adamson Industries corp. announces its new product, the Automated Weapon Storage Locker for a sedan or an SUV. The locker is a single drawer that is designed for most vehicles and opens by electrical impulse in one second by wireless remote, the push of a button, or both. The Ford Police Interceptor Utility drawer comes with mounting brackets to raise the locker up for spare tire access. Black carpet covers the face of the drawer in the sedan model and the face, top, and sides of the SUV model. The drawer includes a four-channel remote keyless entry and key backup.♦

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From The Police Chief, vol. LXXX, no. 4, April 2013. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA.

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