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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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University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department Fort Smith Sebastian County AR Body-worn Cameras
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department purchased 10 body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant.

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Agency: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
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The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department purchased 10 body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant.

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department Fort Smith Sebastian County AR Drones DJI
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

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Agency: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.