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Austin Independent School District Police Department Austin Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
Austin ISD Police Department acquired 89 new Axon body-worn cameras in 2019 and had used them for nearly 10 years prior to that.
Agency: Austin Independent School District Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

Austin ISD Police Department acquired 89 new Axon body-worn cameras in 2019 and had used them for nearly 10 years prior to that.

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, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
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, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

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.

Austin Regional Intelligence Center Austin Travis County TX Fusion Center
The Austin Regional Intelligence Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.
Agency: Austin Regional Intelligence Center
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The Austin Regional Intelligence Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.

Buda Police Department Buda Hays County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Buda Police Department has been using Axon body-worn cameras since 2015.
Agency: Buda Police Department
State: TX
City: Buda
County: Hays County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Buda Police Department has been using Axon body-worn cameras since 2015.

Hays County Sheriff's Office San Marcos Hays County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Hays County Sheriff's Office uses body-worn cameras.
Agency: Hays County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

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

Hays County Sheriff's Office San Marcos Hays County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Hays County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Hays County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Hays County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Hutto Police Department Hutto Williamson County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Hutto 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: Hutto Police Department
State: TX
City: Hutto
County: Williamson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Hutto 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.

Lakeway Police Department Lakeway Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Lakeway Police Department was the first police department in Texas to use body-worn cameras.
Agency: Lakeway Police Department
State: TX
City: Lakeway
County: Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Lakeway Police Department was the first police department in Texas to use body-worn cameras.

Lakeway Police Department Lakeway Travis County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Lakeway Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Lakeway Police Department
State: TX
City: Lakeway
County: Travis County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Lakeway Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Leander Police Department Leander Williamson County, Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Leander Police Department began using body-worn cameras in 2015, but upgraded to Axon cameras in 2017.
Agency: Leander Police Department
State: TX
City: Leander
County: Williamson County, Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Leander Police Department began using body-worn cameras in 2015, but upgraded to Axon cameras in 2017.

Liberty Hill Police Department Liberty Hill Williamson County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Liberty Hill Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Liberty Hill Police Department
State: TX
City: Liberty Hill
County: Williamson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Liberty Hill Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Manor Police Department Manor Travis County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Manor Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Manor Police Department
State: TX
City: Manor
County: Travis County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Manor Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

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

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

Pflugerville Police Department Pflugerville Travis County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Pflugerville Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in September 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Pflugerville Police Department
State: TX
City: Pflugerville
County: Travis County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Pflugerville Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in September 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Round Rock Police Department Round Rock Williamson County TX Drones
The Round Rock Police Department operates one drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Round Rock Police Department
State: TX
City: Round Rock
County: Williamson County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Round Rock Police Department operates one drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Round Rock Police Department Round Rock Williamson County TX Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Round Rock Police Department scanned 27,737 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.
Agency: Round Rock Police Department
State: TX
City: Round Rock
County: Williamson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Round Rock Police Department scanned 27,737 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

San Marcos Police Department San Marcos Hays County TX Drones
The San Marcos Police Department operates one drone, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: San Marcos Police Department
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The San Marcos Police Department operates one drone, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

San Marcos Police Department San Marcos Hays County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The San Marcos Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2021 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: San Marcos Police Department
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The San Marcos Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2021 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Sunset Valley Police Department Sunset Valley Travis County TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Sun Valley City Council approved "an agreement with Flock Safety for a public surveillance camera program for an amount not to exceed $27,500" in November 2021.
Agency: Sunset Valley Police Department
State: TX
City: Sunset Valley
County: Travis County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Sun Valley City Council approved "an agreement with Flock Safety for a public surveillance camera program for an amount not to exceed $27,500" in November 2021.

Sunset Valley Police Department Sunset Valley Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras
The Sunset Valley Police Department received $10,700 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to purchase 10 body-worn cameras through the 2022 Small, Rural, Tribal BWC Microgrant program.
Agency: Sunset Valley Police Department
State: TX
City: Sunset Valley
County: Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Sunset Valley Police Department received $10,700 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to purchase 10 body-worn cameras through the 2022 Small, Rural, Tribal BWC Microgrant program.