A Body Worn Camera Comparison

Posted by Drake Dawson on Jan 8, 2020 1:47:40 PM

Sometimes the vast amount of product options on the market can leave you scratching your head when it comes time to make the decision to pull the trigger on a purchase. What a great problem to have in all reality, a lot of great options, but now it's the stage in the buying process to prioritize just what your personal or professional deciding factors are for a product.  

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Topics: Technology, Products, Video, Getac Video, Arbitrator BWC

Evidence Storage Options: Cloud vs. On Premises

Posted by Tyler Richard on Dec 4, 2019 8:35:00 AM
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Topics: Budgeting, Technology, Products, Video

Time is Running Out, Do You Have a Plan?

Posted by Ryan Surber on May 20, 2019 3:26:07 PM

Time is Running Out, Do You Have a Plan?

The end of the fiscal year is upon us. Do you have a plan? It seems like every year, it sneaks up on departments and we want to help. In this post I want to share some great ideas on how to maximize your budget...

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Topics: Insider, Vehicle Upfitting, Budgeting, Computers, Technology, Products, Video

Capture Evidence Everywhere with the Panasonic Arbitrator BWC

Posted by Kelly Milligan on Jul 20, 2017 9:18:00 AM

Panasonic, manufacturer of the fully rugged Toughbook computers, has another cutting-edge product in its lineup—the Panasonic Arbitrator Body Worn Camera (BWC). The BWC, used in conjunction with in-car video systems, evidence management software, and fixed surveillance cameras, creates a complete, unified system that accurately and effectively captures evidence as needed and then safeguards and stores it for later review. Today, we're going to talk specifically about the Arbitrator BWC—what it is and why public safety officers need it.

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Topics: Technology, Video

Basic Tips for Evaluating a Body Worn Camera Solution

Posted by Tyler Richard on Jun 29, 2017 6:54:00 PM

The benefits of body worn camera (BWC) recordings are numerous. Body worn cameras are essentially another set of eyes on the scene that record the actions that unfold in front of a police officer. Most officers have experienced individuals who behave in an unruly and offensive manner in the streets and then present a very different face in court. This can sometimes undermine a case for an arrest that stems from the suspect's behavior in the field. The use of a body camera can show exactly what the officer was dealing with at the time of arrest. These cameras can also protect officers from civilian lawsuits. For example, recordings can be used to show the circumstances that necessitated the degree of force used during an arrest as well as provide evidence that officers followed proper protocol during a traffic stop or other interaction. 

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Topics: Technology, Products, Video

Caught Red Handed—Evidence Management Systems

Posted by Jesse Peters on Jun 13, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Evidence management systems can save you an immense amount of time over the old, outdated method of using pen and paper. They  can be covered in your vehicle upfitting at a relatively low cost compared to the benefits you reap in productivity and lowering administrative costs.
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Topics: Vehicle Upfitting, Video