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Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Drones
The Boston Police Department operates three drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Boston Police Department operates three drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Cell-site Simulator Tactical Support Equipment
The Boston Police Department purchased a cell-site simulator from Tactical Support Equipment in 2019. Previously, BPD used another vendor.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor: Tactical Support Equipment

The Boston Police Department purchased a cell-site simulator from Tactical Support Equipment in 2019. Previously, BPD used another vendor.

Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Gunshot Detection ShotSpotter
The Boston Police Department began using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2007.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: ShotSpotter

The Boston Police Department began using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2007.

Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Automated License Plate Readers ELSAG
The Boston Police Department acquired automatic license plate readers as early as 2010 but suspended the program in 2013 after a data breach before reinstalling the technology in 2017.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: ELSAG

The Boston Police Department acquired automatic license plate readers as early as 2010 but suspended the program in 2013 after a data breach before reinstalling the technology in 2017.

Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Boston Police Department began using Axon body-worn cameras in 2019.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Boston Police Department began using Axon body-worn cameras in 2019.

Boston Police Department Boston Suffolk County MA Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Boston Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2022 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Boston Police Department
State: MA
City: Boston
County: Suffolk County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Boston Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2022 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.