Phones For Fighting Crime
- Crime-busting inventions. Colhen, Russel // Scholastic SuperScience;Feb2000, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p14
Informs on four high-tech devices that give police an edge on crime.
- Computer-aided dispatch system speeds police response time. // Government Product News;Aug95, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p8
Reports that the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C. is responding faster to emergency calls with the help of a menu-driven, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. Advantages of using the Law Enforcement Solution (LES) by OCS Technologies.
- Capitol radio system could cost $100M. Yager, Jordy // Hill;4/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 45, p9
The article discusses the issues concerning the full costs of the implementation of the U.S. Capitol Police's new radio system.
- Wisconsin chain gang prisoners to wear stun belts. // Jet;06/23/97, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p39
Announces that Wisconsin chain gang prisoners will be wearing high-voltage stun belts. How the stun belts function; The amount of volts of electricity put out by the belt.
- Top cop guns. Cerio, Gregory; Hollis, John // Newsweek;9/6/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 10, p8
Lists the standard side arms of various police departments as they up their firepower with semiautomatic weapons. Boston: 9-mm Glock semiautomatics, 18 rounds; Chicago: Smith & Wesson or Colt 9-mm modified semiautomatics, 9 rounds; St. Louis: Beretta 9-mm semiautomatics, 16 rounds; More.
- Drop it! You're drenched! Kennedy, Kostya; McCallum, Jack; al, et // Sports Illustrated;7/15/96, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p54
Announces the use of bottles of Powerade by Atlanta, Georgia police officers during the Olympics. Heat, humidity and 12-hour shifts as reasons.
- HOW COPS WILL REARM, TOM CLANCY STYLE. Graves, Jacqueline M. // Fortune;7/11/1994, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p16
Discusses new crime-deterring weapons that might soon be in use by law enforcement officials. How the Defense Department is playing a role in this matter; Items from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA); Additional information.
- Ready for Anything. // American Heritage;Feb1970, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p10
Several photographs regarding the preparation and equipment development of police in the U.S. are presented.
- Doctoring historical fact. Pearman, Hugh // Design Week;11/14/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p10
Comments on the demise of the Metropolitan Police boxes in Great Britain. Materials used in the construction of the boxes; Importance of the presence of the boxes in the streets.