Public Safety http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en How to detect and mitigate fraud http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-detect-and-mitigate-fraud <div class="node-body blog-body">ACL Chief Product Officer Dan Zitting explains how governments can improve fraud detection and lessen its prevalence.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-detect-and-mitigate-fraud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-detect-and-mitigate-fraud#comments Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 79181 at http://americancityandcounty.com Information platform speeds airport credentialing process http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process <div class="node-body article-body">The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process#comments Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Mayors condemn weekend Charlottesville violence, bigotry http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/mayors-condemn-weekend-charlottesville-violence-bigotry <div class="node-body article-body">Mayors across the country are responding to the violence in Charlottesville, Va. this past weekend, as well as President Donald Trump’s initial response to it. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/mayors-condemn-weekend-charlottesville-violence-bigotry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/mayors-condemn-weekend-charlottesville-violence-bigotry#comments Emergency Management Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:12:00 +0000 79101 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The car involved in the vehicle ramming attack in Charlottesville, Va. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2017_Charlottesville_ramming_(car_involved).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Alaskan city loses entire police force within month, struggles to hire new talent http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/alaskan-city-loses-entire-police-force-within-month-struggles-hire-new-talent <div class="node-body article-body">A rural Alaska town lost its entire police force within a month, and it's struggling to attract new officers to uphold public safety.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/alaskan-city-loses-entire-police-force-within-month-struggles-hire-new-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/alaskan-city-loses-entire-police-force-within-month-struggles-hire-new-talent#comments Law Enforcement Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:23:00 +0000 79091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An Alaska State Trooper vehicle. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alaska_State_Trooper_K-9_Unit_parked_in_College,_Alaska.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Data breach notification statutes http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/data-breach-notification-statutes <div class="node-body blog-body">Attorney Shannon T. O'Connor discusses why municipal governments should obtain data protection and understand how liability is affected in data breaches.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/data-breach-notification-statutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/data-breach-notification-statutes#comments Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:45:00 +0000 78801 at http://americancityandcounty.com Training helps keep Show Me State workers aware of cyberthreats http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats <div class="node-body article-body">A new security awareness training and education program is helping Missouri reach its goal of becoming a model and national leader in cybersecurity awareness.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats#comments Products at Work Human Resources Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:22:00 +0000 78711 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The graphic shows the anti-phishing message that is relayed in the Security Mentor training for state government employees.</p> Minneapolis officers didn’t engage body cameras before fatal shooting http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/minneapolis-officers-didn-t-engage-body-cameras-fatal-shooting <div class="node-body article-body">A Minneapolis police officer who recently shot a woman by her house was wearing a body camera but didn’t have it turned on. His partner was also wearing a deactivated camera.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/minneapolis-officers-didn-t-engage-body-cameras-fatal-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/minneapolis-officers-didn-t-engage-body-cameras-fatal-shooting#comments Law Enforcement Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:29:00 +0000 78661 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Minneapolis Police. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Minneapolis_Critical_Mass_(1290194727).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Government demand for drones will soar through 2025 (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The Freedonia Group predicts that drone shipments to government will rise from 1,400 units in 2015 to 9,030 units in 2025. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/government-demand-drones-will-soar-through-2025-related-video#comments Fleets Public Safety Public Works Technology Public Safety Public Works Technology Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:31:00 +0000 78641 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A close-up of DJI&#39;s Inspire 1 Quadcopter.</p> How government entities can limit their exposure to liability http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability <div class="node-body blog-body">Attorney Kelly Telfeyan describes measures government agencies can take to avoid being exposed to liability</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-government-entities-can-limit-their-exposure-liability#comments Government Security Viewpoints Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:55:00 +0000 78551 at http://americancityandcounty.com Gun drawn, camera on: Wireless sensor cues body cams from holster http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/gun-drawn-camera-wireless-sensor-cues-body-cams-holster <div class="node-body article-body">The Axon Signal Sidearm alerts Axon body cameras when a firearm is removed from an officer's holster. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/gun-drawn-camera-wireless-sensor-cues-body-cams-holster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/gun-drawn-camera-wireless-sensor-cues-body-cams-holster#comments Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:16:00 +0000 78341 at http://americancityandcounty.com