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Solutions

SST products are the world’s most trusted, most scalable and most powerful gunfire alert and analysis solutions. Agencies that have adopted SST solutions and best practices as part of a comprehensive crime-reduction strategy have reported reductions in urban gunfire by up to 80% and related violent crime by as much as 40%.

Police and law enforcement agencies around the globe are using SST to provide real-time information about gunfire and explosions, enabling a more effective response to gun violence and giving them a more complete picture of crime, so that they can better protect their personnel and their communities.


SST Solutions

Providing constant, 360-degree wide-area acoustic surveillance of complex urban areas  ShotSpotter gunfire alert and analysis solutions are a proven force multiplier, enhancing all aspects of policing related to gunfire. In the fight to stop gun violence, a ShotSpotter solution is the best technology investment an agency can make.


ShotSpotter solutions deliver instant, accurate tactical awareness:
  • Immediate alerts, even when no one calls 911
  • Precise location anywhere within coverage area including latitude/longitude and street address
  • Exact time and number of rounds fired
  • Shooter position, speed and direction of travel (if moving)

ShotSpotter incident data can help yield critical forensic data after detailed analysis, including:
  • Sequence of rounds fired with time and position data
  • Type or types of weapons used
  • Tactical or sting operations
  • Number of weapons or shooters
  • Weapon cyclic rates

ShotSpotter solutions support strategic deterrence:
  • Awareness of all gunfire, not just reported incidents
  • Cumulative data enables proactive crime analysis
  • Detailed data enhances investigation and prosecution
  • Improved community engagement with law enforcement

ShotSpotter solutions feature built-in interoperability using standards-based communications protocols to share data across systems, roles and other agencies for a streamlined and coordinated response to all critical events. ShotSpotter can interface with video surveillance systems that require guidance to train individual cameras and capture video intelligence at the scene of an incident and its surroundings.

“Evidence from the ShotSpotter system and the city's public safety video cameras has been used in 'hundreds' of cases since it was first installed four years ago, often corroborating other bits of evidence or assisting investigators with solid proof of people's whereabouts.”

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  • Deputy Chief,
  • Minneapolis, MN
“[ShotSpotter] is one of the most vital pieces of policing tools that any police department can have.”

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  • Police Captain,
  • Montgomery, AL
“The more we expand [ShotSpotter], the more accurate it gets.”

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  • Chief of Police,
  • Washington D.C.
“O ShotSpotter permite combater o crime com inteligência e facilita a integração dos diversos órgãos de segurança pública.”

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  • Prefeito de Canoas,
  • Jairo Jorge (PT)
“We were getting things like 'in the backyard, ten feet back'. That allowed us to collect shell casings, evidence and also to respond very quickly to an incident where shots were fired.”

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  • Chief of Police,
  • Gary, IN
“We get there sooner, which means we're more likely to catch the person responsible. For an injured person, it can be the difference between living and dying.”

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  • Former Chief
  • Washington D.C.
“We saw, in the first 30 days, a 30% drop in complaints of shots fired.”

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  • City Council Member,
  • Minneapolis, MN
“[ShotSpotter] is one of the most vital pieces of policing tools that any police department can have.”

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  • Police Captain,
  • Montgomery, AL
"We are creating omnipresence in the minds of the criminal community, which means they think the police presence is anywhere and everywhere."

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  • Police Detective,
  • Saginaw, MI
"[ShotSpotter] is like having extra patrol officers on the street."

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  • Mayor,
  • Rochester, NY
"Now when we pull up on a scene, we have 100 percent knowledge if there was actually a shot. It makes your approach different."

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  • Chief of Police,
  • Washington, DC

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