San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order thermal cameras used for finding people trapped inside of burning buildings.
There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.
The City of Richmond’s police department rolled out new body cameras worn by police officers this week. Most will be equipped by Friday.
From President Barack Obama, to families of police shooting victims, the call is getting louder for officers to use body cameras. Police in Mountain View have become the latest in the Bay Area to use the technology.
Twelve officers of the San Jose Police Department have volunteered to wear body cameras as part of a planned pilot program with three different models of cameras, including one that can be affixed to glasses, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The drones are expected to hit the market late next year.
Tiburon’s police chief said he believes cities and counties should include the public in any decision to place surveillance cameras on roadways or in public spaces.
You don’t have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell’s 1984 or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.