Don't go in-service without these apps, they can truly make the difference in solving the crime. In many cases these apps are free and will increase your investigative capabilities exponentially.
1. US Cop ($3.99 on Android) ($5.99 for iOS)
This app has everything. From pharmaceutical identification to a Spanish translator. Log in your shift schedule and even create reminders. This app gives you a guide to report writing and case law references. A voice recorder and evidence cam ensures that your most important information stay secure. A plethora of cheat sheets including...
Body wires are a timeless tool for undercover operations of all sorts, to promote officer safety and gathering collaborative evidence for a rock solid case. Being wireless, body wires hold some inherent risk of the precious evidence being degraded, not captured at all, or not admissible. However, there are thankfully some easy tactics and new technologies that teams can employ to maximize mission success. Here are the top six that I’ve put to use:
1. Antenna Orientation
Perhaps one of the easiest things one can do to improve signal reception but one of...
Both envisioning and meeting the growing need, major agencies and law enforcement association have developed policies concerning the use and management of BWC (Body Worn Cameras). To aid you in developing a policy for your agency, we've surveyed and put together the best practices. To keep things simple, we've laid the best practices in a chronological fashion...
The team at MAXSUR and customers put together the top ten features to look for in making a body cam purchase:
PRE & POST EVENT RECORDING - When triggered, the latest body cams will include up to 30 seconds of
footage trigger...helping to put video in proper context. Additionally, this same feature can add up to 30 seconds
of footage after the recording is deactivated.