Crime Scene: Technology

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Pr. William police charge unlicensed day-care owner with abduction

Tara Angelyn Loop was also accused last week of leaving children alone in her care.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:49 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 09/07/2011

D.C. police launch online incident reporting system

The D.C. police department has instituted an online reporting system that allows the public to alert authorities to suspected terrorist activity.

By Paul Duggan  |  06:41 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Technology, Paul Duggan

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Bogus Va. State Police Twitter account suspended

A Twitter account that appeared to be run by the Virginia State Police looked real but the agency says it was a fake.

By The Roanoke Times  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Virginia

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 07/27/2011

At Senate hearing, public safety communications in wake of 9/11 attacks discussed

Police and fire departments across the country are better coordinated when disaster strikes across municipal lines but serious gaps remain in public safety communications, according to remarks at a Senate hearing Wednesday on the state of emergency communications 10 years after the 9/11 attacks.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:26 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Theola Labbé-DeBose, Around the Nation

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Court systems use video to streamline pretrial hearings

There has been a surge in court appearances done by video in New York and around the country, as cash-strapped communities look for ways to boost efficiency and cut costs. The tools are used in courts large and small, and the savings for some are staggering: $30 million in Pennsylvania so far, $600,000 in Georgia, and $50,000 per year in transportation costs in Ohio.

By The Associated Press  |  07:40 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, From the Courthouse, Technology

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 03/30/2011

Alexandria testing digital 911 system

The Alexandria Police Department Communications Center is running an internal pilot project to test the ability of its 911 center to accept text messages, video and photos, said Deputy Chief Eddie Reyes.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  05:19 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Theola Labbé-DeBose, Technology

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 09/22/2010

New Md. forensics center opens

A new forensics center for the Maryland medical examiner’s office has opened in Baltimore. The $54 million facility fills a city block at West Baltimore and Poppleton streets. It was designed to improve working conditions for the pathologists and technicians...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:34 AM ET, 09/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Technology, Technology