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Product Update

Exhibitor 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.


ArmourLite, a watch company known for shatterproof timepieces, has designed a special edition Police Blue ArmourLite Tritium watch. The Police Blue watch offers law enforcement officers the rugged dependability they require in a timepiece. The watch features a chronograph quartz movement known for its durability and performance. The high-impact shatterproof and scratchproof crystal is 5 millimeters thick with optimal clarity. The numbers on the analog face are blue. The always-on blue gas markers next to each number are bright blue Tritium, which is designed to remain continuously illuminated for more than 20 years.

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Mobile forensics product
Cellebrite’s Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) Touch is designed to advance logical and physical extraction capabilities for mobile phones, smartphones, and global positioning system devices. These capabilities include decoding, decryption, and device password protection defeat for many of the world’s most popular mobile platforms, including the BlackBerry, the iPhone OS, the Android, and the Nokia BB5. The extraction, the decoding, and the analysis of vital evidential data include call logs, phonebooks, text messages, photos, videos, audio files, and unique phone identified information.

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Flashlight introduces the Streamlight PolyStinger DC LED with a 120-volt AC charger. The PolyStinger combines light-emitting diode technology with a rechargeable battery, designed to generate the lowest operating costs possible. The light utilizes dual-switch technology, so any of the three variable lighting modes or strobe is accessed via the tail cap or the head-mounted switch. A parabolic reflector produces a long-range targeting beam with peripheral illumination. With a lumen output of 45 on low and 185 on high, the PolyStinger is designed to fulfill any law enforcement need.

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Mobile office tools
The MPACaseMaker, developed by Mobile innovations, is a turnkey benchmarking kit designed to be easily shippable via courier, virtually indestructible, less than 20 pounds, and equipped with a BlackBerry PlayBook, a Bluetooth keyboard, a license scanner, a ticket printer, and a camera connected via a USB Smart Hub. Supported remotely by the Mobile Innovations team, the MPACaseMaker allows BlackBerry users anywhere in the world to accurately and cost-effectively bench test their vehicular information technology requirements, without first having to invest in full outfitted cruisers.

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Wallet with ID theft protection

Strong Leather Company introduces its new line of Made in the USA radio frequency identifi cation (RFID) shielding leather wallets, now offered nationally in the United States. The new RFID line of stock products has been developed and tested to protect against identify theft. The lining material used in the wallets has obtained Federal Information Processing Standards approval and is recognized by the General Services Administration as an accepted shielding product for use by the U.S. government. The patent-pending material limits the flow of radio frequency energy between the reader and the smart card.

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Security camera
SightLogix Inc., an intelligent thermal camera supplier for perimeter security, announces the SightLogix SiteSensor camera that can detect the presence of unauthorized persons over large perimeters, such as airports, to provide early warning and actionable data as an event unfolds. This gives security teams time to respond before damage can occur. A recent evaluation by the Transportation Security Administration confirmed the accuracy of the SightLogix SiteSensor camera, installed throughout several perimeter regions of the Buffalo, New York, airport. According to the final report, the “evaluation team performed more than 900 scenarios of which every alarm instance was accurately reported.”

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Moisture-removing material
SeaLife Moisture Muncher Drying Agent packets and capsules are designed to remove moisture quickly and easily from containers that hold valuables. The product is designed to prevent fogging, mildew, and corrosion, with the intent to avoid equipment failure that leads to product replacement or losing irreplaceable images on a camera. The packets are three inches by five inches with a thickness of one-quarter of an inch, and a weight of one ounce. To use, place a packet inside an airtight storage case with items that must remain dry. The area inside the container will quickly become a moisture-free zone.

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Emergency notification
Ooma Inc., a provider of highdefinition free home phone service, announces that it is extending its 9-1-1 Alerts feature to its basic service customers in the United States and Canada. The 9-1-1 Alerts feature provides added peace of mind because it can accelerate critical communications during an emergency situation. Subscribers can enter up to three email addresses or mobile phone numbers using the My Ooma online control panel. Once the emergency notification group is set up, Ooma will automatically send alert messages to specified recipients whenever 9-1-1 is called from the subscriber’s Ooma phone number.

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Body-worn surveillance
Supercircuits, a manufacturer and distributor of video and audio surveillance equipment, has served more than 300 thousand customers in North America alone. The company is focused on offering the latest technology in security solutions, including Internet Protocol video surveillance, purpose-built video and data management solutions, traditional closed-circuit television, digital video recording devices, and integrated systems. Supercircuits features a selection of covert surveillance equipment and develops technology for a wide range of partners. ♦

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From The Police Chief, vol. LXXIX, no. 8, August 2012. Copyright held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, 515 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 USA.

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