It turns out the NYPD rollout out iPhones is still ongoing, and Microsoft’s old Nokia Windows Phones aren’t being trashed, but sold back.
In a sign of the times, reports are indicating that the NYPD is planning to ditch 36,000 Windows Phones for iPhones by the end of this year.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is equipping all 35,000 officers on the force with the agency’s new domain awareness system (an app called DAS Mobile) in order to help catch bad guys at a much faster rate. With these new Windows Phone powered smartphones, NYPD officers are able to see incoming 911 emergency calls […]
Microsoft has stepped into predictive policing by helping create a solution for crime prevention and counterterrorism. Thanks to advances in data analytics and machine learning, we can use data to help prevent crime through more effective and efficient resource allocation. Let’s face it, law enforcement is a tough job. You are hired, put through rigorous physical and […]
Windows-based devices are typically used behind the counter in public safety services such as police, fire & rescue, and ambulance agencies. Usually in the form of desktop PC’s and servers. It’s not until recently did public safety agencies embrace mobile devices for use by front-line officers. As part of a new initiative to bring mobile […]