Law Enforcement Technology

MAR 2017

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• 40 LAW ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY MARCH 2017 Vidsys... worked with the City of Houston's Public Safety Video Initiative to support secu- rity efforts through situation management and data correla- tion capabilities during Super Bowl LI. Vidsys' technology allows the City of Houston to share video and other important data with security teams around the city, including the Houston Police Department, Houston Fire Department, Houston Emergency Center's Office of Emergency Management and Real-time Crime Center, other public safety agencies, as well as major venues (stadiums, the convention center, medical centers and others). GovX... donated more than $70,000 in 2016 to 13 organizations that directly impact the lives of those who have served our country and communities. The dona- tions came from GovX's Mission Giveback, a monthly program which allows members to vote on service-related causes, foun- dations, or nonprofits supporting military, first responder, and/ or law enforcement communi- ties. The supported causes included disaster relief organi- zations, service dog charities, veteran foundations dedicated to mental health, causes supporting the families of deceased firefighters and police officers, and others. IN D U S T R Y N E W S Circle 63 on Reader Service Card Avion Unmanned launches Online UAS Training Portal The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Training Team at Avion Unmanned in Huntsville, AL launched their Online UAS Training Portal. Designed and developed to prepare groups and individuals in law enforcement and the commercial sector for the challenges they face in the operation of UAS (drones) in the National Airspace System (NAS), the UAS training portal offers self-paced remote training that encompasses recently released Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) UAS regulations. The portal utilizes the cloud-based TalentLMS (Learning Management System) in collaboration with seasoned aviation instructors. Training includes courses in aircraft systems, aerodynamics, flight control software, weather, airspace, etc. from the Part 107 Remote Pilot Exam. "The only way to be effective with a tool is to be properly trained how to use it," says Taylor Abington, Avion's UAS program manager. "By enrolling in Avion's online UAS training, you are sure to be trained to operate your UAS legally, effectively, and most importantly, safely." California Dept. of Justice trained by California Massage Therapy Council to curtail illicit massage 'parlors' involved in human trafficking The California Department of Justice and other Southern California law enforcement officials took part in a training provided by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC). CAMTC has been providing specialized training in an effort to assist law enforcement and local governments in meeting their duty to maintain the highest safety in massage establishments. Aer officers receive the training, they are armed with detailed knowledge about how to work with CAMTC to take stronger enforce- ment action and cra more focused policies in the fight against illicit massage parlors. "CAMTC is pleased to provide this training to law enforcement agencies across the state," said Rick McElroy, director of CAMTC's Professional Standards Division, in a prepared statement. To read the press release in its entirety, visit COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

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