While some in law enforcement have embraced mobile technology and wireless applications, others are feeling handcuffed by history and an unwillingness to change.
High-tech courtroom helps Florida judges speed cases and distribute information.
A police department in Kansas is mixing crime-analysis skills with common sense.
Law enforcement increasingly turns to data warehousing to compile information on criminals on the move.
Barriers to sharing information and law enforcement approaches limit modern crimefighters.
Technology can work wonders, but only if the human will and understanding are there.
Former NYPD map master Jack Maple puts his money where his crime stats are.
Deputies in the Florida Keys benefit from mankind's latest technology in a battle against primal nature.
Individual fingerprint databases become more powerful when combined into statewide, regional and national networks.
Fingerprint identification programs have begun to make life easier for the cops and much more difficult for the robbers.
A statewide database on gang members continues to help California officers solve crimes faster, cheaper and more often.
With more crime on the Internet, cops are posting information to improve access and fight crime.
Pioneering a unique spiral development process, the U.S. Customs Service Domestic Air Interdiction Coordination Center overcame several challenges to implement a $17 million computer system upgrade.
Gun sale records move from the basement into CD storage.
CSN is "strengthening the impact of service provision."
In Arizona's Maricopa County, the justice system has opened its doors to everyone with a computer.
Edmonton, Alberta's police are using information for more than filling paper.
Spending two hours on a jam-packed freeway or in a crowded courtroom hallway for a one-minute court appearance really makes no sense. It doesn't need to be that
Technology helps reunite stolen computers with their rightful owners.
Law enforcement officers are armed with laptops and cellular phones as they hit the streets in their fight against gang-related crime.
LAPD and local businesses team up for a $20 million network solution.
Kentucky automates its child protection service, allowing caseworkers to spend more time with their clients -- the children.
How law enforcement is using information technology to protect children.
DNA evidence is fast becoming accepted as undeniable proof of guilt or innocence in America's courts.
New software makes employee evaluations more realistic by letting a worker's peers anonymously rate job performance.
Someone is trapped on a roof and flood waters are rising. Response must be swift and correctly prioritized.
Weather satellites are being used to adjust a city's
Victoria, Australia, and Intergraph Corp. teamed up to form a state-of-the-art emergency communications center that's attracting attention from all over the world.
When two officers knocked on the door, information saved their lives.
The California Highway Patrol is designing its own automated systems to improve safety and efficiency in its operations.