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Houston Police Department Houston ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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 TX Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Houston Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions' CityProtect platform.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Houston Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions' CityProtect platform.

Houston Police Department Houston Harris County TX Drones
The Houston Police Department has used drones.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department has used drones.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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 ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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 ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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.

Houston Police Department Houston Harris County TX Gunshot Detection Shotspotter
In January 2022, the Houston City Council approved a $3.5 million contract to employ Shotspotter for five years.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: Shotspotter

In January 2022, the Houston City Council approved a $3.5 million contract to employ Shotspotter for five years.