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A Comprehensive Look at ShotSpotter’s Impact

With that said, there are a number of problematic comparisons and omitted or “cherry-picked” information referenced throughout the Journal of Urban Health study titled “Impact of ShotSpotter Technology on Firearm Homicides and Arrests Among Large Metropolitan Counties: A Longitudinal Analysis” regarding ShotSpotter’s impact that we feel compelled to address. Evaluating...
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ShotSpotter’s Approach to Fourth of July Safety

Hidden amidst the millions of fireworks explosions across the country is the deadly sound of illegal celebratory gunfire, that combined with other types of gunfire, shatters lives and impacts communities. Fourth of July safety is a top priority, and we know that ShotSpotter alerts help police and first responders save...
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We Need to Talk About Police Officer Mental Health

While their employment makes them an obvious representative of government authority, enforcement, and power, police are also human beings. Over years of service, they are asked to not only enforce the law but make an endless number of judgment calls in volatile, pressure-filled situations by assessing risk and confronting trauma....