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Williamson County Sheriff's Office Georgetown Williamson County TX Drones DJI, Physical Sciences
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office operates four drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Williamson County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Georgetown
County: Williamson County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI, Physical Sciences

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office operates four drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Williamson County Sheriff's Office Georgetown Williamson County TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office received approval to install 25 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2022.
Agency: Williamson County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Georgetown
County: Williamson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office received approval to install 25 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2022.

University of Texas Austin Police Department Austin Travis County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The University of Texas Austin Police Department purchased about 80 Axon body-worn cameras in 2017.
Agency: University of Texas Austin Police Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The University of Texas Austin Police Department purchased about 80 Axon body-worn cameras in 2017.

Texas State University Police Department San Marcos Hays County TX Body-worn Cameras
The Texas State University Police Department uses body-worn cameras.
Agency: Texas State University Police Department
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Texas State University Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division Austin Travis County TX Drones DJI
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division operates one DJI Inspire drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division operates one DJI Inspire drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Austin Williamson County, Travis County, Hays County TX Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department purchased Wolfcom body-worn cameras in 2013.
Agency: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Williamson County, Travis County, Hays County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department purchased Wolfcom body-worn cameras in 2013.

Texas Joint Crime Information Center Austin Travis County TX Fusion Center
The Texas Joint Crime Information 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: Texas Joint Crime Information Center
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The Texas Joint Crime Information 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.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Face Recognition Clearview AI
In 2019, the Texas Department of Public Safety spent $24,000 for a 12 month subscription with Clearview AI face recognition technology.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor: Clearview AI

In 2019, the Texas Department of Public Safety spent $24,000 for a 12 month subscription with Clearview AI face recognition technology.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Drones Aeryon Labs
The Texas Department of Public Safety operates 17 Aeryon Labs drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: Aeryon Labs

The Texas Department of Public Safety operates 17 Aeryon Labs drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Cell-site Simulator
The Texas Department of Public Safety acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2014, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor:

The Texas Department of Public Safety acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2014, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Face Recognition
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) maintains the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles photo repository, which includes a face recognition system established by state statute. The statute also requires that DPS use the face recognition system to aid law enforcement agencies in conducting criminal investigations. DPS also has an agreement to respond to face recognition requests from FBI’s FACE Services.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor:

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) maintains the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles photo repository, which includes a face recognition system established by state statute. The statute also requires that DPS use the face recognition system to aid law enforcement agencies in conducting criminal investigations. DPS also has an agreement to respond to face recognition requests from FBI’s FACE Services.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Automated License Plate Readers
The Texas Department of Public Safety collects, retains for 3 years, and shares automated license plate reader data.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Texas Department of Public Safety collects, retains for 3 years, and shares automated license plate reader data.

Texas Department of Public Safety Austin Travis County TX Third-party Investigative Platforms LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The Texas Department of Public Safety entered into a five year contract for the LexisNexis Accurint Virtual Crime Center investigative platform on 05/10/2022.
Agency: Texas Department of Public Safety
State: TX
City: Austin
County: Travis County
Technology: Third-party Investigative Platforms
Vendor: LexisNexis Risk Solutions

The Texas Department of Public Safety entered into a five year contract for the LexisNexis Accurint Virtual Crime Center investigative platform on 05/10/2022.

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.

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.

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.

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 Flock Safety
As of April 2024, the Round Rock Police Department operates 33 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.
Agency: Round Rock Police Department
State: TX
City: Round Rock
County: Williamson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

As of April 2024, the Round Rock Police Department operates 33 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.

Round Rock Police Department Round Rock Williamson County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Round Rock Police Department started its body-worn cameras program in 2016.
Agency: Round Rock Police Department
State: TX
City: Round Rock
County: Williamson County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Round Rock Police Department started its body-worn cameras program in 2016.

Pflugerville Police Department Pflugerville Travis County TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
As of April 2024, the Pflugerville Police Department operates 28 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.
Agency: Pflugerville Police Department
State: TX
City: Pflugerville
County: Travis County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

As of April 2024, the Pflugerville Police Department operates 28 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.

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.

Leander Police Department Leander Travis County, Williamson 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: Travis County, Williamson 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.

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.

Hays County Sheriff's Office San Marcos Hays County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Hays County Sheriff's Office uses Axon 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 Axon body-worn cameras.

Hays County Sheriff's Office San Marcos Hays County TX Automated License Plate Readers
Hays County stated that as of September 200, six cameras will be installed throughout the county at a cost of $17,000.
Agency: Hays County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: San Marcos
County: Hays County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

Hays County stated that as of September 200, six cameras will be installed throughout the county at a cost of $17,000.