Success Stories

ShotSpotter Customer Results

Learn how police agencies are seeing success with reducing gun violence using ShotSpotter.

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View Success Story: NYPD

Read about the New York City Police Department's use of ShotSpotter since 2015.

“ShotSpotter alerts officers to the scene to suppress further violence; to gather ballistic evidence; to locate relevant surveillance video; and to canvas the neighborhood for people who may have seen or heard something. Any of this evidence might provide decisive when investigators are trying to build a case against gang members or other violent criminals in the area.”

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View LVMPD Evaluation of ShotSpotter

Nine month comprehensive evaluation of ShotSpotter by Las Vegas Metro Police (2018)

Report recommends renewing ShotSpotter in current coverage area and expanding to all historical hotspots.

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View Success Story: San Pablo

PROBLEM: San Pablo, California was facing a big city problem in 2011—out of control gun violence. Bordering the urban cities of Oakland and Richmond, it had the unwelcome distinction as one of the highest per-capita areas for gun violence in the state.

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View Success Story: Campus Shooting

A late night shooting incident in a popular bar area near a world-class west coast university was swiftly contained and two suspects apprehended thanks to coordinated efforts by campus and city police, aided by ShotSpotter’s SecureCampus Technology.

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National Gunfire Index

The ShotSpotter National Gunfire Index (NGI) is the most comprehensive study to capture, analyze, and report on gunfire incidents annually.

View 2019 National Gunfire Index

View 2018 National Gunfire Index

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View 2015 National Gunfire Index

View 2014 National Gunfire Index


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