Partner with ShotSpotter to Reduce Gun Violence
According to ShotSpotter’s National Gunfire Trends report, gunfire incidents increased by 48 percent from 2019 to 2020 and remain high in 2021. The Major Cities Chiefs Association reported in a survey of 66 of its member cities that homicides increased by one-third from 2019 to 2020. Mayors across more than 100 cities are leveraging ShotSpotter technology to reduce gun violence.
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Gain Support from Community Residents by Improving Public Safety
Elected officials are expected to take a leadership role on safety-related issues that impact their community. Those who have been supportive in developing strategies to reduce gun violence such as gunshot detection and intervention programs as part of a public safety program have received positive social, political, media and economic support and seen success in their mission of making neighborhoods safer.
Mayors discuss how ShotSpotter helps make their communities safer
We’ve seen ShotSpotter save lives in our communities, and for those communities throughout America that have to deal with urban violence, it is really an important tool for your police department to have. It saves lives. It also helps to solve crimes.
Isn’t ShotSpotter just for dense urban cities with lots of gun violence?
No. While ShotSpotter supports several of the largest cities in the US, more than a quarter of the customer base are cities with a population of less than 50,000 residents.
Is ShotSpotter expensive and how hard is it to deploy?
In 2011, ShotSpotter introduced a simple, affordable subscription service that is managed for the customer, easily deployed and does not require extensive upfront costs. Agencies simply receive alerts with precise coordinates of the gunfire. No Analysis or IT integration is required.