While Lafayette 911 is purchasing the new system, all of the emergency responders who use the CAD tested potential vendors. Mark43 received the top marks, which made the decision to switch that much easier, Stansbury said.
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A growing number of departments are partnering with firms like Mark43, a tech firm behind a cloud-computing platform for managing arrest and case records that makes it easier for law enforcement officials to share and analyze data.
Police departments should gauge the sentiment of the communities they serve before adopting new law enforcement technologies like unmanned aerial vehicles or artificial intelligence, speakers said at a session on 21st-century policing Friday at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas.
Central to the discussion was an assertion that good community policing will almost certainly remain human-based. There is not, in effect, a scenario any of them see in which actual human police officers are replaced by algorithms or drones. The movie Robocop is — for myriad reasons — not a future that any of us should be waiting for. Ditto to the predictive one in the movie Minority Report.