News & Events

Read about how ShotSpotter is partnering with law enforcement and cities to help make communities safer.

In the news

June 15, 2021

ShotSpotter data shows the technology has saved lives in Pittsburgh

June 7, 2021

Using Forensic Intelligence Analysts to Drive Gun Crime Investigations

June 7, 2021

ShotSpotter alert led police to five wounded men in East Oakland drive-by shooting

June 5, 2021

ShotSpotter: Using technology to make the streets a bit safer in the Eastern Cape’s Gqeberha

May 20, 2021

Gunshot detection system leads deputies to N Harris Co. marijuana grow house

May 10, 2021

Chicago police rely on ShotSpotter

May 7, 2021

ShotSpotter system is beating 911 callers in speed and accuracy according to HPD Commander Milton Martin

April 10, 2021

Mansfield police chief says ShotSpotter may have helped save a life

April 6, 2021

Broward Sheriff’s Office attributes recent arrests to new ShotSpotter technology

April 1, 2021

Gunfire Detection System Launched for US-Based Stores and Malls

March 18, 2021

Detroit’s ShotSpotter system leads to gun manufacturing bust in first week of operation

March 9, 2021

Springfield Police say ShotSpotter, camera footage could help shooting investigations

February 28, 2021

The Fort Myers Police Department is crediting ShotSpotter with helping to reduce gunfire in 2020

February 3, 2021

The Future Of Work Now: AI-Driven Policing In Wilmington, NC

January 19, 2021

Gunshot victim’s life saved thanks to quick response to Shotspotter alert

December 11, 2020

ShotSpotter won a Gold Award and a Platinum Award from AST ASTORS Awards this Year

November 22, 2020

APD releases results of recent ShotSpotter operation

November 4, 2020

Analysis: How Real Is The Threat Of Political Violence?

November 2, 2020

Springfield ShotSpotter System identified high amount of gunfire in a small pocket of the city

October 13, 2020

ShotSpotter alert lead officers to an unresponsive pregnant women with gunshot wound

October 9, 2020

Albuquerque Police Department started tracking more than 800 gunshot detections using ShotSpotter

October 6, 2020

Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearm & Ammunition Charge After ShotSpotter Alert

September 16, 2020

ShotSpotter and cameras help solve fatal freeway shooting

July 29, 2020

Police find AK-47, guns with laser attachments and body armor inside Burnside shooting victims’ home

June 27, 2020

Black CEO who does business with police talks BLM, protests and defunding

April 1, 2020

Gunshot detection technology company voluntarily submitted itself for an audit after privacy concerns

March 29, 2020

ShotSpotter reports San Diego had largest reduction of gunfire incidents in 2019

February 11, 2020

Dayton police arrest 3 in armed robbery with help from ShotSpotter

February 4, 2020

Las Vegas police: ShotSpotter technology helping to solve crimes


News Archive

Press Releases

June 2, 2021

SHOTSPOTTER PROMOTES REGAN DAVIS TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CUSTOMER SUCCESS AND FIELD ENGINEERING AS DIVISION BROADENS MISSION

May 11, 2021

SHOTSPOTTER UNVEILS INVESTIGATIVE CASE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION TO IMPROVE CRIME CLEARANCE RATES

March 30, 2021

SHOTSPOTTER EXPANDS INTO RETAIL SECTOR BY OFFERING 24×7 OUTDOOR GUNFIRE DETECTION FOR US-BASED STORES AND MALLS

January 21, 2021

NEW THREATS OF VIOLENCE AT FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FACILITIES PROMPT NEED FOR PROVEN TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

January 7, 2021

SHOTSPOTTER DATA REVEALS 2020 GUNSHOT RATES UP 48 PERCENT ACROSS U.S. DURING A YEAR OF CRISIS

December 22, 2020

SMALLER CITIES INCREASINGLY TURN TO GUNSHOT DETECTION TECHNOLOGY TO PREVENT AND REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE

December 8, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER EARNS “WORLD CLASS” NPS RATING IN 2020 CUSTOMER LOYALTY SURVEY

December 2, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER RELEASES NEW SHOOTING INVESTIGATION TOOL

November 24, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER FINALIZES ACQUISITION OF LEEDS, MAKER OF CRIMECENTER™ INVESTIGATIVE SOFTWARE

November 9, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE LEEDS, MAKER OF CRIMECENTER™ INVESTIGATIVE SOFTWARE

September 15, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER’S PATROL MANAGEMENT SOLUTION ADDS NEW REPORTING PLATFORM TO MORE EFFECTIVELY DRIVE CRIME DETERRENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

July 23, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER HELPS REDUCE RHINO POACHING IN KRUGER NATIONAL PARK BY NEARLY 60 PERCENT

June 24, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER TECHNOLOGY HELPS LAW ENFORCEMENT IDENTIFY AND DETER ILLEGAL FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATORY GUNFIRE

March 25, 2020

SHOTSPOTTER NATIONAL GUNFIRE INDEX REVEALS RECORD 141,452 INCIDENTS ACROSS THE U.S. IN 2019

December 10, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER ANNOUNCES THREE NEW VICE PRESIDENTS WITH FOCUS ON CUSTOMER SUCCESS AND INCREASED SALES CAPACITY

December 2, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER’S GUNSHOT DETECTION TECHNOLOGY UNANIMOUSLY PASSES OAKLAND’S RIGOROUS SURVEILLANCE ORDINANCE

November 26, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER ANNOUNCES THREE-YEAR $4.27 MILLION CONTRACT WITH PUERTO RICO FOR GUNSHOT DETECTION TECHNOLOGY

September 24, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER’S LATEST U.S. PATENT ENABLES MAJOR ADVANCEMENT IN MACHINE LEARNING ACCURACY FOR ITS GUNSHOT DETECTION TECHNOLOGY

July 31, 2019

NYU POLICING PROJECT PRIVACY AUDIT DETERMINES SHOTSPOTTER PRESENTS EXTREMELY LOW RISK OF VOICE SURVEILLANCE

July 24, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE TRAUMA COLLABORATION TO STUDY IMPACT OF GUNSHOT DETECTION ON PATIENT OUTCOMES

July 16, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO SHOTSPOTTER® MISSIONS™ − WITH EXCLUSIVE GUNFIRE DATA INTEGRATION AND ENHANCED REPORTING

June 24, 2019

RALPH CLARK OF SHOTSPOTTER NAMED EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2019 AWARD WINNER IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

June 20, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER OUTLINES TIPS TO COOL DOWN ILLEGAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATORY GUNFIRE

May 14, 2019

RALPH CLARK OF SHOTSPOTTER SELECTED FOR EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALIST 2019 IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

April 30, 2019

SHOTSPOTTER ANNOUNCES MAJOR NEW CRIME SCENE TOOL FOR SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONS    


Events

Upcoming Webinars

June 22, 2021

Innovative Strategies to Maximize Budget & Staff Resources for Greatest Impact

Archived Webinars

April 29, 2021

Strategies to Reduce Increased Gun Violence During Challenging Times

April 15, 2021

Perspectives on the State of Public Safety & the Impact on Retail Security

January 19, 2021

Building Trust with Your Community Amid Crisis

October 30, 2020

PIO Best Practices for Media Relations in the Time of “Defund the Police”

August 28, 2019

Successful Outcomes With ShotSpotter

August 20, 2018

How to Set up a CGIC: Featuring Insights from Cincinnati

March 23, 2018

Beyond the Dot on the Map: Accessing Hidden Data

February 28, 2018

Tips to Access Funding Sources for ShotSpotter

May 23, 2017

How Technology Can Disrupt Gun Violence Cycles

March 29, 2017

Leveraging Technology & Strategies for Improving Campus Safety & Active Shooter Preparedness

November 24, 2016

PIO Webinar: After the Crime Happens – How to use Advanced Social Media Tools

October 11, 2016

ShotSpotter Mobile Webinar

June 14, 2016

Key Tips to Successfully Reduce Illegal Celebratory Gunfire

May 9, 2016

Best practices on how to secure federal or state funding for ShotSpotter

January 13, 2016

How the Mountain View Police Department Successfully Uses Social Media to Engage

March 3, 2015

Addressing Active Shooter Threats on Campuses

February 20, 2015

Open Online (ShotSpotter) Training Session: Follow-up Investigation Strategies

December 10, 2014

Best Practices: Learn How to Advance Active Shooter Response When Seconds Count

November 20, 2014

Best Practices in Substation Security

November 20, 2014

Anticipating Celebratory Gunfire:  Start Now to Reduce in your Community!

August 20, 2014

Celebratory Gunfire Reduction Strategies