According to the Mobile Police Department, within the first few hours of ShotSpotter going live, the system detected a single gunshot, and within a couple minutes, the shooter was located and arrested.
Officers patrolling in the area heard the gunfire, and then used ShotSpotter to pinpoint where the shooting happened. They found a 30-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived at the scene.
Police arrived on the scene about three minutes after the alert, Cpl. Ryan Droege said. A handgun was found, officers located two people, and an individual was charged with felony unlawful possession of a firearm. Droege said they received no calls about this incident.
In a community meeting in Durham, NC, ShotSpotter President/CEO Ralph Clark answered q’s and discussed benefits of the company’s technology, from faster response times for collecting forensic evidence to treating serious wounds.
ShotSpotter technology allows Detroit police to respond to gunfire sooner than ever. From March 25th to June 27th in the 8th precinct, ShotSpotter had led to 11 arrests, 33 guns recovered, and 131 incidents where officers collected casings.
SureView integrates ShotSpotter technology into their intelligence-based flagship technologies, improving the ability of security operations centers (SOC) to effectively manage real-time responses to gunshots.
Deborah Mount, secretary of the Cherry Hill Neighborhood Watch Group, announced in January her group was for an expansion of the program. “Our neighborhood has been having an increase of shots fired incidents in the last several months and numerous neighbors have contacted the mayor to ask if ShotSpotter could...
The Dayton Police Department says the system has helped get help to a scene so a first responder can perform lifesaving measures. In 2021 the police department saw a 14% reduction in part one violent crimes, which are mostly gun related offenses, and that isn’t all participation is also up.
El Departamento de Policía de Pasadena ahora está usando ShotSpotter en la lucha contra la violencia armada. “[El objetivo es] ayudar a las víctimas de los disparos, recopilar evidencia crítica para una investigación y hacer que la comunidad sea más segura”, dijo el teniente William Grisafe.
In the second incident in its first week on the job, Pasadena’s new ShotSpotter gunfire detection system sent officers to the scene of a shooting Sunday afternoon where they found an injured victim. The ShotSpotter system detected and immediately reported 18 gunshots, Pasadena police Lt. Monica Cuellar said. Officers on...