police

October 9, 2018

GOVERNMENT

Law Enforcement Innovation: Recognizing Leadership in Community Policing

Since 1893, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has shaped the future of law enforcement. This year, Cisco is sponsoring the IACP/Cisco Leadership in Community Policing Awards.

May 16, 2017

GOVERNMENT

WannaCry Type Ransomware a Growing Threat: 5 Easy Steps to Protect Your Agency

It all started harmlessly enough. A pleasant sounding ping on her phone and a quick check of her email. But it then quickly descended into a weekend of worry. For people in both the public and private sector, cyber attack has become a potentially life-altering and seemingly unstoppable threat that is beginning to define our everyday […]

October 15, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Public Safety Series: How the City of McAllen Transformed their Judicial Process with Video Solutions

In my last blog post in the Public Safety Series, I discussed how police forces could use video technologies to improve their training programs. In addition to training, there are numerous other ways that law enforcement agencies can utilize video solutions to both operate more efficiently as a department and improve officers’ ability to protect […]

October 31, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#CiscoPublicSafety Series: 2014 IACP Community Policing Awards

“Community policing is central to the success of the police mission as we provide quality services to, and build relationships with, our diverse communities.” IACP President Yost Zakhary I had the privilege of attending the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Community Policing awards last Sunday, and I can say firsthand that it […]

October 10, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#CiscoPublicSafety Series: Redefining Public Safety and Justice through IoE

Public safety and justice agencies around the world are facing the increasingly difficult challenge of dealing with shrinking resources. In the U.S., for example, results from a survey conducted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Major Cities Chiefs Association show an estimated 53 percent of U.S. counties are working with fewer staff […]

September 26, 2014

GOVERNMENT

#CiscoPublicSafety Series: Video Solutions Help Save the Day at Chicago Police Department

Law enforcement and fire departments around the country are leveraging new technologies to better inform personnel, increase situational awareness, respond to emergencies, and protect citizens. Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) is becoming a reality for many local municipalities as they incorporate modern digital devices within their daily routines. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is really changing […]

May 29, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Cloud and Law Enforcement (Part One): U.K.’s Facewatch Service Benefits …

This is the first in a two-part blog series that examines the opportunities that cloud-based services offer to law enforcement agencies—along with the challenges of this fundamental shift in the way information resources are managed. Police forces have a well-established culture of owning and managing systems directly founded on concerns about security and control of […]