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Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Cell-site Simulator
The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Houston Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Houston Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Real-Time Crime Center
The Houston Police Department merged two units—command center and the crime analysis division—into a singular, 24-hour crime center in 2008. The RTCC’s goal is “to disseminate crime information and investigative-support data to officers and investigators in the field in ‘real-time’ as an incident occurs.” The RTCC employs 12 civilian criminal intelligence analysts and 22 officers.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department merged two units—command center and the crime analysis division—into a singular, 24-hour crime center in 2008. The RTCC’s goal is “to disseminate crime information and investigative-support data to officers and investigators in the field in ‘real-time’ as an incident occurs.” The RTCC employs 12 civilian criminal intelligence analysts and 22 officers.

Houston Police Department Houston Houston County TX Predictive Policing AISight
The Houston Police Department acquired AISight predictive policing as early as 2012, which was still in use as of 2020.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Houston County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: AISight

The Houston Police Department acquired AISight predictive policing as early as 2012, which was still in use as of 2020.