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A web-based geographic information system (GIS) based on Cadcorp GeognoSIS.NET is bringing together information from multiple agencies to aid the fight against crime and disorder in a development project by the Bedfordshire Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships in the UK.
Reveal Media (in partnership with DOMO) has developed a wireless Body Worn Video solution that is being successfully deployed at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Avon and Somerset Police is the first Force to use the system and it has already proved to be an extremely useful tool in the prevention and detection of crime.
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New report from National Audit Office highlights the need for collaboration between local authorities
Local authorities should work more collaboratively with voluntary and community organisations to help them improve the delivery of public services, according to a report out today by the National Audit Office.
For over a decade, Zetron has been providing the Queensland Police Service of Queensland, Australia, with Acom Advanced Communications systems and multiplexers. The relationship is active to this day, with Acom systems having been deployed for the Queensland Police at Toowoomba and Yamanto in the last few years. The Acom systems at these locations have been running smoothly ever since their installation.
Earlier this month, EFJ, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) announced that its EFJohnson subsidiary has implemented the new Enhanced Project 25 Vocoder into its Project 25 compliant portable and mobile radios. EFJohnson is believed to be one of the first Project 25 land mobile radio vendors to implement the new Vocoder.
The Scottish Executive has recently appointed Paul Sharp, formerly with Strathclyde Fire and Rescue, to work on the national Firelink project in the Scottish Region.
With the increasing demand, not to mention necessity, being placed on all civil contingency responders to collaborate on information, we turn our attention to data management and data sharing this month.
Taking a closer analysis of command and control systems Sungard Vivista provides a detailed explanation regarding the implementation of NSPIS Command & Control at the Ministry of Defence Police, and why they elected for the NSPIS C&C as a means to improve the business of responding to incidents and improve information management...
As part of our Data Management series, Acopia Networks explains to the BAPCO Journal about File Area Networking (FAN) and wby it is described as the next generation of information storage and distribution…
In 2006, a powerful new computer system, known as the Impact Nominal Index (INI), was created by the IMPACT Programme led by the Home Office, to share information to track and trace individuals wanted as part of criminal investigations. The system was developed by Enline plc in partnership with Cable and Wireless’ Web Technology Group.
Digital identities are now an important part of the way we do business but the management of these is now becoming very costly, time consuming and critical.
Steve Whitby, FiReControl Project Director, EADS speaks to Dawn Davison-Read about the FiReControl project explaining how it will increase national resilience and that the first RCCs will be in place toward the end of 2009...
Continuing with our series of ‘Did You know?’ articles, this month Craig Pumfrey, Director of Marketing Communications at NICE Systems - EMEA, explains how it is possible to obtain a complete visual and audible history of an incident at the click of a button…
New IT infrastructure for Penspen to help the oil and gas pipeline group enhance performance, improve access to information and establish higher levels of resilience and security...
Data collated by both fixed and mobile cameras is a rich source of information, with this in mind, i2is unlocking the full potential of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) data with its Analysts’s workstation...
Well another BAPCO Exhibition and Conference has come and gone and the initial feedback from exhibitors and attendees is very positive both around the conference content and just as importantly, the ability to network. The event organisers are still collating the feedback and results will be communicated in the near future.
Image courtesy of Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Fire service is taking advantage of Ordnance Survey’s most detailed data to help improve response times…
This month, as part of our command and control series we take a closer look at what the use of VoIP is having on command and control systems...
Project partners visit Metropolitan Police Service to aid understanding of business processes in live command and control situations
SunGard has confirmed that South Wales Police Force has gone live on SunGard Vivista’s NSPIS Command & Control system. The new system replaces the Force’s Captor system (also supplied by SunGard Vivista) that had been in use for six years. The go-live was deemed a total success, with no reported problems within the first critical three hours.
WCCTV, a leading provider of Wireless CCTV surveillance systems, has launched a new 3G-enabled remote live monitoring service using T-Mobile’s 3G network to deliver high quality CCTV images at unprecedented speeds. Users now have remote access to live feeds at speeds of 14-15 frames a second, as opposed to the previous speeds of 1-2 frames a second. This means, for example, that police forces and local councils can monitor surveillance operations in real time wherever they are rather than having to be based in control centres, enabling quicker response times to incidents.
Enhancing safety and protection of the marine environment:
The General Lighthouse Authorities award a 15-year eLoran contract to VT Communications
Ordnance Survey today takes an important step forward in the development of Great Britain's most highly detailed geographic information.
i2 has launched a solution to help police forces make the most of their ANPR data, at the National ANPR conference held in Rugby, Warwickshire.
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) will officially open the new Emergency Rescue Station for Rathlin Island on Friday 1st June 07. The project to build a joint Rescue Station is the first of its kind in the UK between a fire and rescue service and the Coastguard.
The General Lighthouse Authorities (GLAs) has announced the award of a prestigious fifteen-year contract to VT Communications (part of VT Group plc) for the provision of a state-of-the-art enhanced Loran (eLoran) radionavigation service to improve the safety of mariners in the UK and Ireland.
The ACPO-APA Summer Conference & International Policing Exhibition will be held at the Midland Hotel Manchester and the G-Mex Manchester from 19 - 21 June 2007
Absolute Software Corporation (“Absolute”) (TSX: ABT), the provider of patented, firmware-based, Computer Theft Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking™ solutions, today announced that its Computrace®One enterprise solution has been awarded a coveted Secured by Design licence from the Association of Chief Police Officers Crime Prevention Initiatives’ (ACPO CPI).
i2 is unlocking the full potential of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) data gathered by cameras across the country.
The Police Service has a crucial role to play in meeting the challenges of 21st century security, Home Secretary John Reid said at the Police Federation annual conference in Blackpool.
Fourteen councils and six NHS Trusts have joined together to save nearly £7 million in the latest IT hardware eAuction run by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) with the London Centre of Excellence (LCE). The councils and trusts auctioned IT hardware