After several high-profile interstate shootings, city officials are calling for new technology to help catch those pulling the trigger. Unlike shootings in neighborhoods, the interstate often leaves police with few witnesses.
Plus, a new report continues to emphasize the value of a unified approach to broadband, Cleveland finds a nonprofit partner for a citywide broadband network and more.
Following the devastation of major hurricanes, the Crescent City is pushing towards a more resilient energy system by exploring alternate power sources, microgrids and community resilience nodes.
Dr. Shamika Kelley, director of New Orleans' crime lab, outlined a plan to get the new facility up and running, returning a DNA testing-equipped crime lab to New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.
New Orleans CIO Kim LaGrue and e.Republic Senior Vice President Phil Bertolini discuss standout themes and moments from 2022 GovTech events.
Weeks after New Orleans opened the door for police to use facial recognition, the city passed another ordinance aimed at creating new restrictions and reporting requirements on the controversial technology.
New Orleans City Council voted for a new local ordinance that will roll back, at least partially, a previous ban the city had enacted on various police surveillance methods, including facial recognition.
Jonathan Wisbey, the chief technology officer who was involved in several of New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s IT initiatives — including the use of surveillance technology and the smart cities program — has resigned.