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...