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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers.

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Birmingham Police Department began installing Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2018 and expanded the program in 2020.
Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Birmingham Police Department began installing Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2018 and expanded the program in 2020.

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

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Predictive Policing Geolitica
The Birmingham Police Department uses PredPol (now Geolitica) predictive policing software.
Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Geolitica

The Birmingham Police Department uses PredPol (now Geolitica) predictive policing software.

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Real-Time Crime Center
The Birmingham Police Department received city council approval to spend $1.5 million on its real-time crime center in May 2019. The RTCC has a camera network, including a pilot program with Alabama Power for 95 surveillance cameras around the city—each outfitted gunshot detection sensors. Police also use automated license plate readers.
Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Birmingham Police Department received city council approval to spend $1.5 million on its real-time crime center in May 2019. The RTCC has a camera network, including a pilot program with Alabama Power for 95 surveillance cameras around the city—each outfitted gunshot detection sensors. Police also use automated license plate readers.

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Birmingham 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: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Birmingham 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.

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Gunshot Detection ShotSpotter
In 2019, the Birmingham Police Department renewed a three-year contract for $2.6 million with ShotSpotter for gunshot detection technology.
Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: ShotSpotter

In 2019, the Birmingham Police Department renewed a three-year contract for $2.6 million with ShotSpotter for gunshot detection technology.

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.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
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 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.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
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.

Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $576,000 to the Birmingham Police Department from 2016-2019 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $576,000 to the Birmingham Police Department from 2016-2019 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Irondale Police Department Irondale Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock
The Irondale Police Department acquired Flock automated license plate readers in 2019.
Agency: Irondale Police Department
State: AL
City: Irondale
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock

The Irondale Police Department acquired Flock automated license plate readers in 2019.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Clay Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The City of Clay installed a total of 37 Flock Safety automated license plate readers at the entrance and exits of subdivisions throughout the city in 2020. The city pays the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for police services.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
City: Clay
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The City of Clay installed a total of 37 Flock Safety automated license plate readers at the entrance and exits of subdivisions throughout the city in 2020. The city pays the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for police services.

Trussville Police Department Trussville Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Trussville Police Department uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers and has encouraged local homeowner groups to similarly install ALPR systems.
Agency: Trussville Police Department
State: AL
City: Trussville
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Trussville Police Department uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers and has encouraged local homeowner groups to similarly install ALPR systems.

Bessemer Police Department Bessemer Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Bessemer Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release
Agency: Bessemer Police Department
State: AL
City: Bessemer
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Bessemer Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release

Hoover Police Department Hoover Jefferson County, Shelby County AL Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Hoover Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release.
Agency: Hoover Police Department
State: AL
City: Hoover
County: Jefferson County, Shelby County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Hoover Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release.

Warrior Police Department Warrior Jefferson County, Blount County AL Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
The Warrior Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.
Agency: Warrior Police Department
State: AL
City: Warrior
County: Jefferson County, Blount County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

The Warrior Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Trussville Police Department Trussville Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Trussville 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: Trussville Police Department
State: AL
City: Trussville
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Trussville 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.

Hoover Police Department Hoover Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Hoover 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: Hoover Police Department
State: AL
City: Hoover
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Hoover 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.

Mountain Brook Police Department Mountain Brook Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Mountain Brook 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: Mountain Brook Police Department
State: AL
City: Mountain Brook
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Mountain Brook 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.

Fultondale Police Department Fultondale Jefferson County AL Camera Registry
The Fultondale Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.
Agency: Fultondale Police Department
State: AL
City: Fultondale
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor:

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

Mountain Brook Police Department Mountain Brook Jefferson County AL Drones Yuneec
The Mountain Brook Police Department operates one Yuneec Typhoon drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Mountain Brook Police Department
State: AL
City: Mountain Brook
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: Yuneec

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

Hoover Police Department Hoover Jefferson County AL Drones DJI
The Hoover Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Hoover Police Department
State: AL
City: Hoover
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Hoover Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.