Law enforcement agencies can improve public relations and information sharing through effective social media training for officers.
As agencies explore the use of body-worn cameras, EMS leaders should thoroughly understand the ramifications of capturing, preserving and distributing a digital record that could violate privacy rules and lower trust.
Some state law enforcement agencies started facilitating mobile access to critical information needed in the field. Successful use of tablets by police depends on how well the software and hardware are designed for officers.
Virtual firearms training presents law enforcement agents with a new way to interact with guns, supplementing live training with safer and more cost-effective simulations.
Presenting training material inside of an entertaining story draws attention to important information about disaster preparedness. The same knowledge and actions that are helpful when reacting to extreme weather and earthquakes also apply to surviving a zombie apocalypse.
Body-worn cameras have been shown to reduce use-of-force incidents and may protect officers against frivolous citizen complaints. Department and community leaders should take a methodical approach, however, as they move toward requiring use of mobile cameras in the field.
Digital tools, such as social media platforms and mobile apps, have changed the way law enforcement officers connect with the community and encourage participation in policing efforts.
Expanding resources for airports and their security agencies will improve the safety and emergency response of travel facilities.
Envisage Technologies, the leading software company for the public safety training and compliance industry, announced that it received a major investment led by Armory Capital, a family investment office. The new capital will solidify the company’s position as the dominant training and compliance software platform in the law enforcement and public safety sector.
Increasingly, the changing urban landscape creates physical, social and economic stress for large-population communities. To survive and recover requires citywide resilience efforts, such as those supported by The Rockefeller Foundation.