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Austin Police Department Austin Mower County MN Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Austin Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: MN
City: Austin
County: Mower County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Austin Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.

Austin Police Department Austin Mower County MN Drones
The Austin Police Department spent $43,172 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 8 times without a warrant that year.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: MN
City: Austin
County: Mower County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Austin Police Department spent $43,172 on its unmanned aerial vehicle program in 2020. The agency flew a drone 8 times without a warrant that year.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $750,000 to the Austin Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $750,000 to the Austin Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Camera Registry
The Austin Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor:

The Austin Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Austin Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Austin Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Real-Time Crime Center
The Austin Police Department has operated a real-time crime center since 2010. The RTCC cost about $750,000 and was paid for without city funds through a federal grant. The RTCC accesses a network of 1000 H.A.L.O., or High Activity Location Observation, surveillance cameras throughout the city.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Austin Police Department has operated a real-time crime center since 2010. The RTCC cost about $750,000 and was paid for without city funds through a federal grant. The RTCC accesses a network of 1000 H.A.L.O., or High Activity Location Observation, surveillance cameras throughout the city.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Austin Police Department purchased automated license plate readers in 2016 from Vigilant Solutions for $50,000, and expanded that system for an estimated $350,000.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Austin Police Department purchased automated license plate readers in 2016 from Vigilant Solutions for $50,000, and expanded that system for an estimated $350,000.

Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Drones DJI, Skydio
The Austin Police Department started its drone program in 2019. As of late 2021, the agency has 16 DJI Mavics and one Skydio drone.
Agency: Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI, Skydio

The Austin Police Department started its drone program in 2019. As of late 2021, the agency has 16 DJI Mavics and one Skydio drone.