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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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Mesa County Sheriff's Office Grand Junction Mesa County CO Drones Draganfly Innovations
The Mesa County Sheriff's Office operates two Draganfly Innovations drones as of 2009, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

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Agency: Mesa County Sheriff's Office
State: CO
Technology: Drones
Vendor: Draganfly Innovations

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office operates two Draganfly Innovations drones as of 2009, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

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

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Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Mesa County Sheriff's Office
State: CO
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

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