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Hoover Police Department Hoover Shelby County, Jefferson County AL Body-worn Cameras
Hoover Police Department has been utilizing body-worn cameras since at least 2015.
Agency: Hoover Police Department
State: AL
City: Hoover
County: Shelby County, Jefferson County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

Hoover Police Department has been utilizing body-worn cameras since at least 2015.

Hoover Police Department Hoover Shelby County, Jefferson 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: Shelby County, Jefferson 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.

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, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.
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, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.

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.

Bessemer Police Department Bessemer Jefferson County AL Body-worn Cameras
The Bessemer Police Department received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance award for its body-worn camera program in 2022.
Agency: Bessemer Police Department
State: AL
City: Bessemer
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Bessemer Police Department received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance award for its body-worn camera program in 2022.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Camera Registry Fusus
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office utilizes the Fusus camera registry.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Fusus

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office utilizes the Fusus camera registry.

Columbiana Police Department Columbiana Shelby County AL Body-worn Cameras
The Columbiana Police Department received $3,556 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to purchase 13 body-worn cameras through the 2022 Small, Rural, Tribal BWC Microgrant program.
Agency: Columbiana Police Department
State: AL
City: Columbiana
County: Shelby County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Columbiana Police Department received $3,556 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to purchase 13 body-worn cameras through the 2022 Small, Rural, Tribal BWC Microgrant program.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Predictive Policing Geolitica
According to reporting from The Markup, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/23/18 and 01/26/21.
Agency: Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
State: AL
City: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Geolitica

According to reporting from The Markup, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/23/18 and 01/26/21.

Homewood Police Department Homewood Jefferson County AL Predictive Policing Geolitica
According to reporting from The Markup, the Homewood Police Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/22/18 and 01/30/21.
Agency: Homewood Police Department
State: AL
City: Homewood
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Geolitica

According to reporting from The Markup, the Homewood Police Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/22/18 and 01/30/21.

Homewood Police Department Homewood Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Homewood Police Department purchased a Flock Safety automated license plate reader system in November 2021 at an initial cost of $13,750 and a subsequent annual cost of $12,500.
Agency: Homewood Police Department
State: AL
City: Homewood
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Homewood Police Department purchased a Flock Safety automated license plate reader system in November 2021 at an initial cost of $13,750 and a subsequent annual cost of $12,500.

Hueytown Police Department Hueytown Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Hueytown Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.
Agency: Hueytown Police Department
State: AL
City: Hueytown
County: Jefferson County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Hueytown Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Birmingham Jefferson County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Jefferson County Sheriff signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 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 signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

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 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.

Alabaster Police Department Alabaster Shelby County AL Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Alabaster Police Department purchased 25 automated license plate readers from Flock Safety in May 2020.
Agency: Alabaster Police Department
State: AL
City: Alabaster
County: Shelby County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Alabaster Police Department purchased 25 automated license plate readers from Flock Safety in May 2020.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Warrior Police Department Warrior Blount County, Jefferson 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: Blount County, Jefferson 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.

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.

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, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.
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, to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app through an agency account.