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Top 25 Public Safety Conferences of 2019

With so much social and technological change impacting the law enforcement sector, the importance of annual law enforcement conferences has never been greater. These gatherings offer the chance to learn from colleagues, discuss best practices, and preview the latest technological innovation in public safety. In this post, you’ll  find the top 25 law enforcement conferences…

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Episode 9: How an Online 911 Service Can Be a Success

South Carolina is regularly hit by hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters that can compromise or overwhelm traditional 911 phone service. The emergency dispatch center wanted to provide an alternate means of communication for the public. They decided to offer it via the Internet. James (Jim) Lake, Director at Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch Center in…

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Episode 8: Changing Police Culture with New Messaging and Data

You know that community and police relations can get dicey sometimes. How do police departments prevent community flare ups from happening? With real, not fake, data.We spoke with Dr. Howard Henderson, Director of the Center for Justice Research at Texas Southern University (TSU). He has some eye-opening ideas about policing and data. The research center…

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7 Questions About Cloud Data Storage You’re Too Afraid to Ask

Cloud computing and cloud data storage aren’t just new, they’re the new normal. Increasingly, companies and governments are migrating  data to the cloud to take advantage of the cost savings, enhanced security, and reliability offered by cloud storage. In this article, we tackle seven of the most common questions that businesses ask when transitioning to…

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Episode 7: Staff Ride – History’s Winning and Losing Lessons for Police Chiefs with Mitch Sklar

There’s a knock on your door. It’s George Washington and Ulysses S. Grant. They want to give you practical, tactical advice. You’d listen, right? Standing behind them are the winning and losing generals of all of our wars. They also want to teach you how to become a better leader. This offer is so appealing…

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Episode 6: The Future of Public Safety Is in Your Mobile Device with Dale Stockton

The future of public safety is in your hands. (Literally — the future is the smartphone in your hands.) Dale Stockton joined us on this episode of Pinpoint, to discuss the intersection of mobile devices and public safety. Dale has 32 years experience in the field as a law enforcement officer and retired as a…

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