Since January 2016, Las Vegas has documented more than 26 burglaries and robberies, including at least one officer-involved shooting, related to marijuana dispensaries.
As with past FBI active shooter-related publications, this report does not encompass all gun-related situations. Rather, it focuses on a specific type of shooting situation
With the proliferation of doorbell cams such as Ring, Nest Hello and smart home security systems, the liability and ownership rights to the images is coming to the forefront.
The Broward School District's security cameras did not provide real-time video for police during the Stoneman Douglas school shooting. An outdated radio system provided further confusion as officers tried to find Nikolas Cruz
Video from the school's surveillance system has helped police put together a timeline of events on the day of the shooting.
How a real-time surveillance plan could give law enforcement access to thousands of cameras
Live feed video surveillance is the future of crime prevention. However, many city law enforcement agencies perceive it as a costly solution, requiring too much time, staff, and resources to implement and support. Some believe it requires dispensaries and businesses to purchase compatible surveillance systems and law enforcement to develop state-of-the-art IT data centers.
In the second half of the year, homicides plummeted, particularly in two of the city’s most violence-plagued neighborhoods, contributing to about a 15 percent overall drop in killings over last year
Las Vegas Valley found there have been at least 26 burglaries and one armed robbery at marijuana dispensaries since January 2016. A surge of crimes were reported as Nevada prepared for the first recreational pot sales, which began on July 1, 2017.
Police responding to robberies at medical marijuana dispensaries may be able to tap into a live security camera feed.
Business owners and civil liberties activists are questioning the efficacy and constitutionality of Detroit’s costly real-time surveillance camera program, Project Green Light, following word that city officials intend to press forward with a plan that would force thousands of businesses to buy into the program.
The head of the Chicago Police Department said Wednesday that his officers are now using high-tech strategies and equipment to fight crime, an announcement that came as the city’s police released statistics showing no letup in the death toll that captured the nation’s attention last year and sparked a Twitter warning last week from President Donald Trump.
The shooting was reported just before 4:20 a.m. Saturday at the Blackjack Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary, 1860 Western Ave., near Sahara Avenue and Highland Drive, Metropolitan Police Department Capt. Kelly McMahill said.
Hackers infected 70 percent of storage devices that record data from D.C. police surveillance cameras eight days before President Trump’s inauguration, forcing major citywide reinstallation efforts, according to the police and the city’s technology office.
ADT, the best known (and perhaps most hated) name in intrusion, has introduced Canopy, supporting professional monitoring for DIY devices. Website: ADT Launches Canopy – Professional Monitoring For DIY Devices
Rochester, N.Y.--While Syracuse prepares to install a $300,000 gunshot detection system this April to combat record violence and homicides, Rochester enters it's first decade with the system that Rochester Police say has transformed their ability to act on gun violence tremendously.