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Purchasing and Concealing Trail Cameras

FIELD SURVEILLANCE CAMERA IN USE

Early on when trail cameras were first developed, law enforcement quickly recognized the benefits to field surveillance and employed them. Unfortunately, though, many agencies learned the hard way that a hunting camera comes close, but it's not quite suited for law enforcement field operations. Over the years, I’ve had countless agencies report repeated losses of cameras from the criminal targets finding and destroying them. Regardless of where you intend to purchase a field surveillance camera, here are things to look and things to consider when deploying them to the field.

Get Rid of the Glow
The number one reason field surveillance...

BATTERY TECH FOR SURVEILLANCE - FAQ

BATTERY TECH FOR SURVEILLANCE FAQ

If you have a heartbeat, then there is something in this article that you need to know.  If you’re involved with surveillance or other public safety activities, then you need to know all of it!  Knowing which battery is right for the job, and how to use that battery is critical for the missions you conduct. 

 

Over the past twenty years of providing surveillance technology to law enforcement and military, I’ve collected a lot of questions and old wives’ tales about battery power for surveillance.  In this article, I’ll answer and debunk the most frequently heard.   

 

Will a fuse protect my gear from too...

HOW TO SHOOT DOWN A DRONE - WIRED

In my travels, a frequent conversation topic is how to shoot down a drone.  If you take a few minutes and browse YouTube, you find many examples of folks attempting to use traditional firearms with little success.  In this video, a team from Bishop Fox test out new anti-drone alternatives with some surprising results.  

 

 

INTRO TO CLOUD TECHNOLOGY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

INTRO TO CLOUD FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT - BY JAKE LAHMANN


The word “Cloud” has been creeping into the tech and business vernacular over the past decade, and even though there are compelling benefits behind the tech, many have been left wondering, “What the heck is the cloud?” After all, “It can’t be good with a silly, fluffy name like Cloud!” Well, in this article I’ll address what the cloud is, why you should consider it for your organization and what to look for when selecting cloud services.

CLOUD DEFINED

In the simplest of terms, the cloud is a remotely located server used for information processing, storage, or...

MANAGING UAS FLIGHT BATTERIES FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

In public safety, we’re all taught to be ready at a moment’s notice; have your car topped-off, radios charged, plenty of fresh ammo, etc.… Naturally it stands to reason that we also want our UAS (drone) flight batteries fully charged and ready to go. However, leaving UAS flight batteries on a full charge can actually jeopardize safety, as it makes the batteries prone to failure.

UAS flight batteries are all LiPo (lithium polymer) type batteries. Unlike other type of batteries, LiPo batteries are intolerant of being left on either a full or empty charge. LiPo batteries left on a full charge start sustaining damage at ten days. After a few occurrences of the batteries being left on full charge, batteries...

Curbing Vehicle Burglaries – Lights, Camera…Audio!

The ease in setting up a basic car is all thanks to advancement in covert video gear. Nowadays, what used to take up an entire Pelican case will fit in the palm of your hand, and produce higher quality evidence. An excellent example is the HD covert coffee mug camera that is right at home in any car’s cup holder. In the case of the coffee mug, it’s completely self-contained with its own power source, camera and microphone. Just position it in place and it will record HD video continuously up to 3 hours.