Pasadena Police Go Live With ShotSpotter Gunfire Detection System

Interim Police Chief Cheryl Moody called the technology “a game-changer, especially for those communities most  impacted by the violence over the past few years.” “By installing this system, the officers of the Pasadena Police Department will be able to quickly respond, save lives and increase the chance of taking into...

UC Public Safety Research Center established

To help drive a new era in public safety that is more impactful and community-oriented, the University of Cincinnati’s Institute of Crime Science has established a Public Safety Research Center (PSRC). The center will provide a framework for collaboration, data sharing, best practices and advancements for improving 21st century public...

Man shot in East Oakland drive-by

Officers responded to a report of ShotSpotter activity in an East Oakland neighborhood. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound, and learned multiple rounds had been fired in a drive-by shooting just before. The man was taken to a hospital, and his condition...

Bridgeport Police Chief Wants More ShotSpotter Tech

The acting police chief of the Bridgeport Police Department said she attributes a recent reduction in shootings to ShotSpotter. She argues that the city needs more of the sensor technology. “I know I have been asked several times, ‘Why are you so pro ShotSpotter?'” Garcia told members of the council’s...

Shots-fired detector critical to city’s crime reduction plan

ShotSpotter licenses the technology to the city. Since June, it’s detected more than 700 active gunshot incidents and more than 1,900 rounds fired in the 2-square mile area where its acoustical sensors are deployed. The board voted Tuesday to expand the city’s license to additional 2 square miles, giving the...

New Tool To Combat Gun Violence In Fort Lauderdale

ShotSpotter is credited for getting police to the scene quickly on this Easter Sunday shooting that left two children injured. The shell casings were entered into the “National Integrated Ballistic Information Network,” or NIBIN as it’s known. Chief Scirotto says crime this year is trending down and that bullet fingerprinting and...