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Drones as First Responders with Fritz Reber

Ever wished you could have a live feed of a scene before you arrived? Fritz Reber, co-founder of the Drones as First Responders program at the Chula Vista Police Department and now Head of Public Safety Integration at Skydio, details exactly how drone technology is being used to do just that and more as Skydio advances the future of public safety through the integration of artificial intelligence.

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The Grappler Pursuit Intervention Device with Leonard Stock

Want a safer way to stop vehicle pursuits or prevent them altogether? The Grappler Police Bumper is a pursuit intervention device that is revolutionizing how law enforcement is able to safely capture a fleeing vehicle and protect the lives of innocent motorists. Leonard Stock – the founder of the Grappler – shares with us his inspiring entrepreneurial story as a roofer and fan of police chase shows on tv, who was disturbed by the number of innocent people hurt in vehicle pursuits and was motivated to do something about it.

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The Future of Drone Technology and 3D Virtual Mapping with Angad Singh of Pix4D

Have you ever wished you could return to a crime scene in 3D virtual space to re-evaluate evidence or re-take measurements? Advances in drone technology coupled with the Pix4D Mapper software can allow you to do just that. Adoption and adaptation of quad-copter “drone” technology into your day-to-day law enforcement operations can give you the edge at creating greater efficiency in operations and increase officer safety. Learn more about the evolution of drone use in law enforcement, what is possible, and what the future may look like in this episode of the Public Safety Innovators Podcast.

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Implementing a Virtual Training Program for Verbal Communication and De-escalation with Chad Emmons and John DiGiantomasso of Thin Blue Online

Verbal communication skills are arguably the most important skillset a law enforcement officer must have. So why do we often de-prioritize this critical training in favor of more dynamic training? In this episode we’ll discuss the importance of verbal communication and de-escalation skills with Chad Emmons and John DiGiantomasso with Thin Blue Online. Thin Blue Online is a web-based software training solution to help officers increase their skills with regularity. Verbal communication and de-escalation training doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive.

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Leveraging Mobile Technology for a Scalable Body Worn Camera and Video Evidence Solution with Alex Popof of Visual Labs

Deploying a video evidence solution for your law enforcement agency or private security company doesn’t have to be an expensive venture that leaves you locked into long-term contracts and proprietary hardware. In this episode we’ll talk to Alex Popof with Visual Labs and learn how they are turning the industry on its heels with a complete ecosystem for body worn cameras, dash cameras, and an interview room solution all based on mobile technology.

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Starting a Drone Program with Anthony DeMolina of Tactical Drone Concepts

Navigating all the nuances of starting your own drone program can be challenging. In this episode, Anthony DeMolina of Tactical Drone Concepts will share some considerations to keep in mind when starting your drone program. We’ll also discuss training courses and consulting services offered by Tactical Drone Concepts to help you get your drone program started on the right foot without all the headaches, surprises, and unforeseen mishaps.