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  • ? Cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that are used to track license plates.
  • ? Video cameras that police attach to their uniforms to record interactions with the public.
  • ? A voluntary registry of privacy security cameras people have installed on their properties.
  • ? Devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers to surveillance people's phones.
  • ? Remote-controlled aerial vehicles that police use to gather footage from the sky.
  • ? Software that can identify or verify the identity of an individual using their face.
  • ? Intelligence centers that enable information sharing between local, state, tribal, territorial, and federal agencies.
  • ? A system of acoustic sensors mounted on street lights or on the sides of buildings that passively listen for gunshots.
  • ? Software that suggests neighborhoods or individuals for further law enforcement attention.
  • ? Real-Time Crime Centers are hubs where police ingest and analyze surveillance video, intelligence, and data from a number of sources in real-time.
  • ? Police negotiate partnerships with Ring to promote home surveillance devices and neighborhood watch app to private residents.
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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $702,000 to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in 2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Links:
Government information (U.S Department of Justice)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $702,000 to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in 2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Drones Draganfly Innovations
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one Draganfly Innovations Draganflyer X4 drone as of 2015, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
Technology: Drones
Vendor: Draganfly Innovations

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one Draganfly Innovations Draganflyer X4 drone as of 2015, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in June 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in June 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Real-Time Crime Center
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office opened the Metro Area Crime Center in October 2016.

Links:
Government information (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
News article (WAFF49)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office opened the Metro Area Crime Center in October 2016.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers. according to a 2014 press release.

Links:
Press release (Vigilant Solutions)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers. according to a 2014 press release.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Pine Bluff Jefferson County AR Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Monticello Jefferson County FL Face Recognition Idemia
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is one of more than 275 law enforcement agencies with access to the Face Analysis Comparison & Examination System (FACES), a face recognition program maintained by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Investigators may upload an image to search more than 25-million Florida driver's license photos and mugshots.

Links:
News article (Orlando Sentinel)
Academic Report (Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law)
Public records (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: FL
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor: Idemia

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is one of more than 275 law enforcement agencies with access to the Face Analysis Comparison & Examination System (FACES), a face recognition program maintained by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Investigators may upload an image to search more than 25-million Florida driver's license photos and mugshots.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Fairfield Jefferson County IA Drones
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: IA
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Rigby Jefferson County ID Body-worn Cameras Axon
Jefferson County purchased eight additional Axon cameras for the sheriff's office in 2019.

Links:
News article (The Jefferson Star)
Meeting documents (Jefferson County Commission)
Meeting documents (Jefferson County Commission)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: ID
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

Jefferson County purchased eight additional Axon cameras for the sheriff's office in 2019.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Steubenville Jefferson County OH Drones DJI
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Mavic drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: OH
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Mavic drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Madras Jefferson County OR Drones DJI
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: OR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Dandridge Jefferson County TN Predictive Policing IBM
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has access to a predictive analytics system developed by IBM to identify locations where vehicle crashes and DUIs are likely to occur. All 95 county sheriffs in the state access the system, which is managed by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Links:
Government information (Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security)
Government information (Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security)
News article (Fox17)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: TN
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: IBM

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has access to a predictive analytics system developed by IBM to identify locations where vehicle crashes and DUIs are likely to occur. All 95 county sheriffs in the state access the system, which is managed by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Beaumont Jefferson County TX Body-worn Cameras
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
Government information (Jefferson County Commissioner's Court)
Social media (Facebook)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses body-worn cameras.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Jefferson Jefferson County WI Body-worn Cameras
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
Social Media (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office's Facebook Page)
Press release (Wisconsin Department of Justice )

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: WI
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses body-worn cameras.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Jefferson Jefferson County WI Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: WI
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.