American City & County http://americancityandcounty.com/rss.xml en Keating Report: mid-year 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 1 http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Healthier budgets will help local government officials meet municipal and infrastructure needs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mayors from Schaumburg, Ill. and Pembroke Pines, Fla., talk about 2016 budget trends and infrastructure in their cities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/keating-report-mid-year-2016-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-1#comments Buildings & Facilities Economic Development Finance Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Public Works Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:29:00 +0000 72441 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>What&#39;s in the image: An artist&rsquo;s drawing of the Pembroke Pines, Fla., Civic Center/City Center Project. The structure will be the heart of the city&#39;s new downtown center. The four-story multi-purpose complex features a new city hall, 3,500 seat performance/conference center and an 11,000-square-foot art gallery. The facility is now being built and is expected to be ready by this December.</p> GIS mapping system increases San Jose fruit trees’ yield http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gis-mapping-system-increases-san-jose-fruit-trees-yield <div class="field-byline"> By Michael Keating and Jason Axelrod </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GPS provider Trimble is using technology to channel excess food to people in need in California.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gis-mapping-system-increases-san-jose-fruit-trees-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/gis-mapping-system-increases-san-jose-fruit-trees-yield#comments GIS & GPS Products at Work GIS & GPS Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:48:00 +0000 72421 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows fruit tree mapping in San Jose, Calif., with the Trimble GIS data collection system.</p> Anti-graffiti coating shields public infrastructure http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/anti-graffiti-coating-shields-public-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">Cortec’s MCI Wall Defense is a clear, silicone elastomer-based anti-graffiti coating. It can be applied to exterior concrete, masonry, or metal surfaces. Use it to protect roadways, bridges, railcars, and other publicly and privately owned spaces.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/anti-graffiti-coating-shields-public-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/anti-graffiti-coating-shields-public-infrastructure#comments Buildings & Facilities Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:23:00 +0000 72411 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Cortec&rsquo;s MCI Wall Defense safeguards roadways, bridges, railcars, and other publicly and privately owned spaces from painted vandalism.</p> Three new ways to boost your clean energy ROI http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-new-ways-boost-your-clean-energy-roi <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst offers three ways to get a better ROI on clean energy.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-new-ways-boost-your-clean-energy-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-new-ways-boost-your-clean-energy-roi#comments Coop Solutions Energy Efficiency Viewpoints Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:22:00 +0000 72391 at http://americancityandcounty.com Houston’s first responders rely on rugged tablet computers http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/houston-s-first-responders-rely-rugged-tablet-computers <div class="node-body article-body">Panasonic Toughpad rugged tablets on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network have helped Houston's first responders avoid costly ambulance trips and ER visits on residents' 911 calls.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/houston-s-first-responders-rely-rugged-tablet-computers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/houston-s-first-responders-rely-rugged-tablet-computers#comments Products at Work Public Safety Technology Technology Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:20:00 +0000 72401 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Houston first responders use a Panasonic Toughpad rugged tablet in a patient evaluation. The equipment and Houston Fire&rsquo;s ETHAN (Emergency TeleHealth and Navigation) Project have helped emergency crews reduce the number of costly ambulance trips and ER visits for ill patients.</p> Cities increase minimum wages to $15 http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/cities-increase-minimum-wages-15 <div class="node-body article-body">Several cities have opted to gradually increase all or a portion of their minimum wages to $15 per hour, more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/cities-increase-minimum-wages-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/cities-increase-minimum-wages-15#comments Finance Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 72381 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A one-dollar bill. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:United_States_one_dollar_bill,_obverse.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Small businesses can find plenty of opportunities as curtain comes down on federal fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/small-businesses-can-find-plenty-opportunities-curtain-comes-down-federal-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">The last couple of months before the federal fiscal year ends Sept. 30 provide opportunities for vendors, including small businesses. Lourdes Martin-Rosa offers her views on federal contracting opportunities for small business.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/small-businesses-can-find-plenty-opportunities-curtain-comes-down-federal-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/small-businesses-can-find-plenty-opportunities-curtain-comes-down-federal-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:03:00 +0000 72371 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Lourdes Martin-Rosa</p> Obama administration makes $4.5 billion available to EV charging station builders http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/obama-administration-makes-45-billion-available-ev-charging-station-builders <div class="node-body article-body">The Obama administration has authorized the Department of Energy (DOE)’s loan guarantee program to make $4.5 billion available to EV charging station building companies in hopes of building a national network of stations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/obama-administration-makes-45-billion-available-ev-charging-station-builders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/obama-administration-makes-45-billion-available-ev-charging-station-builders#comments Federal Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:45:00 +0000 72361 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An EV charging station in Monmouth, Ore. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EV_charging_station_in_Monmouth_(8122689460).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Precast concrete speeds California bridge replacement http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">Oldcastle Precast products helped speed the rebuilding of Interstate 10’s Tex Wash Bridge in California.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Roadways Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:56:00 +0000 72351 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Construction underway at the $5 million, Interstate 10 Emergency Bridge Replacement-Tex Wash Bridge project in California.</p> Contractors: Here’s how to survive the end of the federal fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-here-s-how-survive-end-federal-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Charles of immixGroup advises federal IT vendors what they need to do as the federal fiscal year winds down to its close on Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-here-s-how-survive-end-federal-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-here-s-how-survive-end-federal-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Finance Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:47:00 +0000 72341 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Steve Charles</p> Philadelphia, largest municipal workers' union sign new workers' contract http://americancityandcounty.com/pension-reform/philadelphia-largest-municipal-workers-union-sign-new-workers-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Philadelphia and its largest public labor union have signed a four year labor contract that guarantees increased wages and better pensions for municipal workers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/pension-reform/philadelphia-largest-municipal-workers-union-sign-new-workers-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/pension-reform/philadelphia-largest-municipal-workers-union-sign-new-workers-contract#comments Finance Pension Reform Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:16:00 +0000 72331 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Philadelphia City Hall at night. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:City_Hall_8-Feb-2005-RAD.JPG">Wikimedia Commons.</a></p> Baltimore County institutes sweeping body camera program http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/baltimore-county-institutes-sweeping-body-camera-program <div class="node-body article-body">The Baltimore County police plan to equip 75 percent of their force with body cameras by December 2018, as part of a new program started in late June.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/baltimore-county-institutes-sweeping-body-camera-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/baltimore-county-institutes-sweeping-body-camera-program#comments Law Enforcement Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:55:00 +0000 72311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Baltimore police car. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Baltimore_Police_Department_Chevy_Caprice_PPV_New_Paint_Scheme.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Federal contractors: Be aware of potential for increased penalties under FCA http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-contractors-be-aware-potential-increased-penalties-under-fca <div class="node-body article-body">Jeffrey Pedersen, an associate at Pepper Hamilton LLP, offers his views on some upcoming changes in penalties for violations of the federal False Claims Act.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-contractors-be-aware-potential-increased-penalties-under-fca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-contractors-be-aware-potential-increased-penalties-under-fca#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Administration Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:38:00 +0000 72321 at http://americancityandcounty.com Illinois village opts for comprehensive workforce management suite http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/illinois-village-opts-comprehensive-workforce-management-suite <div class="node-body article-body">Rosemont Ill. has selected the Kronos Workforce Central suite to manage its workforce of full- and part-time employees.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/illinois-village-opts-comprehensive-workforce-management-suite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/illinois-village-opts-comprehensive-workforce-management-suite#comments Products at Work Finance Human Resources GPN Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:34:00 +0000 72301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the picturesque Rosemont, Ill. village skyline.</p> Mayors and other experts weigh in on second-half 2016 government budgets http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-second-half-2016-government-budgets <div class="node-body gallery-body">Are government budgets growing in the second half of 2016? Mayors and other officials offer their views in this gallery.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-second-half-2016-government-budgets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-second-half-2016-government-budgets#comments Economic Development Finance Purchasing & Procurement Public Works GPN Public Works Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:43:00 +0000 72281 at http://americancityandcounty.com Abandoned Detroit casino transformed into LEED-certified public safety HQ http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/abandoned-detroit-casino-transformed-leed-certified-public-safety-hq <div class="node-body article-body">The renovated public safety department building in Detroit has nearly 90,000 square feet of insulated metal wall panels. Custom Valspar Fluropon coatings shield the panels and resist ultraviolet rays, dirt and stains.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/abandoned-detroit-casino-transformed-leed-certified-public-safety-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/abandoned-detroit-casino-transformed-leed-certified-public-safety-hq#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Products at Work Public Works Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:16:00 +0000 72271 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The renovated public safety department building in Detroit has nearly 90,000 square feet of insulated metal wall panels. Five custom Valspar Fluropon coatings shield the panels and resist ultraviolet rays, dirt and stains.&nbsp;The coatings are designed to retain their colors for the long term.</p> Expert: Tips for contractors as the federal fiscal year winds down http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-tips-contractors-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Amtower, a government-contracting consultant, advises businesses how to land federal contracts before Sept. 30, the end of the federal fiscal year. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-tips-contractors-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-tips-contractors-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down#comments Contracts Federal Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:10:00 +0000 72261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mark Amtower</p> John Deere wins cooperative purchasing contract http://americancityandcounty.com/cooperative-purchasing/john-deere-wins-cooperative-purchasing-contract <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere has won a cooperative purchasing contract from the National Purchasing Partners Government Division. Deere has also won four Highest Retained Value Awards from fleet data provider EquipmentWatch.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cooperative-purchasing/john-deere-wins-cooperative-purchasing-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cooperative-purchasing/john-deere-wins-cooperative-purchasing-contract#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Vehicles Public Works Strategic Sourcing Public Works Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:56:00 +0000 72251 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the John Deere 410L backhoe loader. It comes equipped with a Final Tier 4 emission-certified engine.</p> Municipalities conflicted about building, property codes http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/municipalities-conflicted-about-building-property-codes <div class="node-body article-body">Concerns have risen across U.S. cities and counties on how to enforce building codes, with some municipalities suggesting that changes might be necessary for enforcement.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/municipalities-conflicted-about-building-property-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/municipalities-conflicted-about-building-property-codes#comments Facilities Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:14:00 +0000 72241 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Buildings on the Bishop&#39;s Block in Dubuque, IA. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dbq_ghost_3.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> How Cyber Resilient Is Your Public-Safety Network? http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Homeland Security warned that cyber attacks against law enforcement, fire departments and other emergency services are likely to increase in frequency. As public-safety networks become more interconnected and dependent on information technology, their vulnerability to attack increases.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/white-papers/how-cyber-resilient-your-public-safety-network#comments White Papers Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:28:00 +0000 72231 at http://americancityandcounty.com Commentary: Where federal agencies should invest their IT dollars before the end of the fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/commentary-where-federal-agencies-should-invest-their-it-dollars-end-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">Christopher Bloomer of Aventis Systems outlines what federal agencies should buy as the federal fiscal year draws to a close.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/commentary-where-federal-agencies-should-invest-their-it-dollars-end-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/commentary-where-federal-agencies-should-invest-their-it-dollars-end-fiscal-year#comments Federal Technology Technology Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:44:00 +0000 72221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Christopher Bloomer</p> Tired of sitting? Use this adjustable, ergonomic workstation (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/tired-sitting-use-adjustable-ergonomic-workstation-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The Sit-to-Stand Workstation enables users to convert a traditional sitting desk into an upright standing desk. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/tired-sitting-use-adjustable-ergonomic-workstation-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/tired-sitting-use-adjustable-ergonomic-workstation-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Technology Technology Mon, 18 Jul 2016 22:16:00 +0000 72211 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Sit-to-Stand Workstation. Lockbourne, Ohio-based StarTech.com sells the product.</p> Benefits of a managed solution approach for water utilities http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/benefits-managed-solution-approach-water-utilities <div class="node-body blog-body">Badger Meter marketing manager Kristie Anderson explains why cloud-based software is idea for managing water utilities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/benefits-managed-solution-approach-water-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/benefits-managed-solution-approach-water-utilities#comments Operations & Management Viewpoints Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:29:00 +0000 72201 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 15 safest cities in America http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/15-safest-cities-america <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to city information compiler Niche, these are the 25 safest cities in the U.S., based on rates of crime, unemployment and poverty.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/15-safest-cities-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/15-safest-cities-america#comments Bonus Content Public Safety Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:44:00 +0000 72181 at http://americancityandcounty.com Clean biodiesel fuels NYC garbage trucks http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">New York City's municipal refuse fleet relies on biodiesel to fuel a growing number of its 4,000-plus diesel vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/clean-biodiesel-fuels-nyc-garbage-trucks#comments Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Fleets Products at Work Fleets Green Green Purchasing Technology Technology Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:37:00 +0000 72191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: a New York City municipal refuse truck that is fueled with biodiesel.</p> Fels Institute: A stellar U.S. Communities innovation partner http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/fels-institute-stellar-us-communities-innovation-partner <div class="field-deck"> A Fels challenge winner aims to streamline school district procurement </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Philadelphia-based Fels Institute of Government is one of six organizations in U.S. Communities’ Partners in Innovation program. A Fels Public Policy Challenge winner is using technology to simplify school district procurement. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/fels-institute-stellar-us-communities-innovation-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/fels-institute-stellar-us-communities-innovation-partner#comments Coop Solutions eProcurement Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:27:00 +0000 72171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The SmartTrack&nbsp;(formerly called Schoogle) team that won the the 2015 Penn Policy Challenge and was runner-up in the Fels National Public Policy Challenge. From left, Robert Alterman, Nathan Bronstein, Soheil Eshghi, and Brittany Keesling.</p> Fels Institute of Government Los Angeles inaugurates Metro Bike Share http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/los-angeles-inaugurates-metro-bike-share <div class="node-body article-body">On July 7, Los Angeles inaugurated its city- and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority-sponsored bike share program, dubbed Metro Bike Share.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/los-angeles-inaugurates-metro-bike-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/los-angeles-inaugurates-metro-bike-share#comments Public Transit Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:03:00 +0000 72161 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Metro Bike Share bicycle. Image via <a href="https://bikeshare.metro.net/how-it-works/the-bikes/">Metro Bike Share</a>.</p> Truck-mounted units deliver 4 kinds of power at municipal jobsites http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/truck-mounted-units-deliver-4-kinds-power-municipal-jobsites <div class="node-body article-body">With HIPPO Multipower products, a single vehicle can be dispatched to a jobsite that is equipped to deliver four types of power.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/truck-mounted-units-deliver-4-kinds-power-municipal-jobsites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/truck-mounted-units-deliver-4-kinds-power-municipal-jobsites#comments Equipment Fleets Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:51:00 +0000 72151 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>HIPPO Multipower truck-mounted units are designed to provide all the power needed for any municipal jobsite.</p> Cloud-based tool helps North Carolina city reduce recycling contamination http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination <div class="node-body article-body">Greensboro, N.C., and its recycling contractor use the Mobile311 GPS system to reduce recycling contamination.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination#comments Fleets GIS & GPS Products at Work Fleets Recycling GIS & GPS Green Waste Wed, 13 Jul 2016 21:52:00 +0000 72141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The display for the mobile work order system called Mobile311 from Dude Solutions&rsquo; FacilityDude.</p> Pokemon Go leads to police catching trespassers, robbers http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/pokemon-go-leads-police-catching-trespassers-robbers <div class="node-body article-body">The widely popular mobile game Pokemon Go has also led to a surge in trespasses, robberies and distracted driving in cities and counties across the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/pokemon-go-leads-police-catching-trespassers-robbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/pokemon-go-leads-police-catching-trespassers-robbers#comments Law Enforcement Wed, 13 Jul 2016 21:43:00 +0000 72131 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>People play with giant plush Pikachu and Wobbuffet, two of the Pokemon series&#39; popular characters. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_York_Pokemon_D_and_P_Launch_Party_3.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>