WABC - 40 News Springfield, MA - ShotSpotter is located in the north end of Springfield, MA, sensing gunfire events and dispatched to police officers within 15-20 seconds. Since put into place in 2008, ShotSpotter is directly credited for 14 arrests per year. Money was raised at a local level to install ShotSpotter. Its installation has brought new residents and businesses back into the north end. Some areas of the north end report 68% reductions in crime. Visit http://www.shotspotter.com for more information about the world's leading gunfire detection technology.
WROC - 8 News Rochester, NY - Rochester Police Department reports that the newly installed ShotSpotter technology has been credited with a gunfire arrest within 48 hours of its installation. Total time between detection and reporting of analyzed data is less than a minute. Upon receipt of the alert, police discovered a driver acting erratically in the immediate area of the reported gunfire and confronted the shooter. With more data accumulated, ShotSpotter "gets smarter" and learns the neighborhood's background sounds and can more accurately determine gunfire from fireworks or a car backfiring. Visit http://www.shotspotter.com for more information about the world's leading gunfire detection technology.
NECN.com - Boston Police Battling Crime implementing a real-time crime center in the city. One of the tools added includes the ShotSpotter interfacing with the city's camera system, which is directed to the direction of the gunshot. By integrating the GPS data with parolees' monitoring bracelets, parolees and probationers, possible suspects can be eliminated based on their locations. By using the technology to help police do their jobs better, they are more efficient in addressing shooting events in Boston. Visit http://www.shotspotter.com for more information about the world's leading gunfire detection technology.