ShotSpotter Blog

Police Patrol Strategies: 4 Tips for Improving Outcomes

Patrol is the backbone of every police department. But tight budgets, recruitment challenges and community accountability have made patrol management increasingly difficult. In this post, we discuss 4 actions agencies can take to improve patrolling outcomes.  Police patrols play a key role in keeping communities safe. That said, patrol is about more than apprehending active […]

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March 31, 2021
By: Tom Rizzi

Fighting the Scourge of Blast Fishing

ShotSpotter has two environmental initiatives which have shown great technical promise – protecting rhinos in Africa from poaching and locating fish bomb blasts in the tropics. The poaching initiative will be discussed in another blog while protecting tropical reefs and communities from Blast Fishing is discussed here. Blast Fishing, scarcely known in Europe and North […]

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March 16, 2018
By: Dr. Robert Showen, Founder of ShotSpotter, Inc. and Clark Dunson, Senior Engineer, Sensor Systems