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Katy Police Department Katy ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Body-worn Cameras
The Katy Police Department spent $88,000 on 48 body-worn cameras in 2016.
Agency: Katy Police Department
State: TX
City: Katy
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Katy Police Department spent $88,000 on 48 body-worn cameras in 2016.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Cell-site Simulator
The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.

Houston Regional Intelligence Service Center Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Fusion Center
The Houston Regional Intelligence Service 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: Houston Regional Intelligence Service Center
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The Houston Regional Intelligence Service 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.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Houston 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: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Houston 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.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Real-Time Crime Center
The Houston Police Department merged two units—command center and the crime analysis division—into a singular, 24-hour crime center in 2008. The RTCC’s goal is “to disseminate crime information and investigative-support data to officers and investigators in the field in ‘real-time’ as an incident occurs.” The RTCC employs 12 civilian criminal intelligence analysts and 22 officers.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department merged two units—command center and the crime analysis division—into a singular, 24-hour crime center in 2008. The RTCC’s goal is “to disseminate crime information and investigative-support data to officers and investigators in the field in ‘real-time’ as an incident occurs.” The RTCC employs 12 civilian criminal intelligence analysts and 22 officers.

Katy Police Department Katy ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Waller County TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Katy Police Department installed 22 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020.
Agency: Katy Police Department
State: TX
City: Katy
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Waller County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Katy Police Department installed 22 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020.

Katy Police Department Katy ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Body-worn Cameras
The Katy Police Department spent $88,000 on 48 body-worn cameras in 2016.
Agency: Katy Police Department
State: TX
City: Katy
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Katy Police Department spent $88,000 on 48 body-worn cameras in 2016.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Face Recognition
The George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport is one of 18 airports where Customs and Border Protection is using face recognition technology as of March 2019. An executive order signed by Pres. Trump in 2019 requires Customs and Border Protection to install face recognition technology at the United States' top 20 airports by 2021.
Agency: U.S. Customs and Border Protection - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor:

The George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport is one of 18 airports where Customs and Border Protection is using face recognition technology as of March 2019. An executive order signed by Pres. Trump in 2019 requires Customs and Border Protection to install face recognition technology at the United States' top 20 airports by 2021.

Harris County Sheriff's Office Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,398,812 to the Harris County Sheriff's Office in 2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Harris County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,398,812 to the Harris County Sheriff's Office in 2018 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $358,886 to the Houston Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Bellaire Police Department Bellaire ‎Harris County‎ TX Drones DJI
The Bellaire Police Department operates three DJI drones as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Bellaire Police Department
State: TX
City: Bellaire
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Bellaire Police Department operates three DJI drones as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Harris County Constable Precinct 5 Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Drones
The Harris County Constable Precinct 5 operates two drones, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Harris County Constable Precinct 5
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Harris County Constable Precinct 5 operates two drones, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Harris County Sheriff's Office Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Drones
The Harris County Sheriff's Office operates one drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Harris County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Harris County Sheriff's Office operates one drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Memorial Villages Police Department Memorial Villages ‎Harris County‎ TX Drones DJI
The Memorial Villages Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Memorial Villages Police Department
State: TX
City: Memorial Villages
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Memorial Villages Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Webster Police Department Webster ‎Harris County‎ TX Drones
The Webster Police Department operates one drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Webster Police Department
State: TX
City: Webster
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Webster Police Department operates one drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Cell-site Simulator
The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Cell-site Simulator
Vendor:

The Houston Police Department acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2007, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.

Deer Park Police Department Deer Park ‎Harris County‎ TX Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Deer Park Police Department scanned 14,235 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.
Agency: Deer Park Police Department
State: TX
City: Deer Park
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Deer Park Police Department scanned 14,235 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Houston Regional Intelligence Service Center Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Fusion Center
The Houston Regional Intelligence Service 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: Houston Regional Intelligence Service Center
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The Houston Regional Intelligence Service 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.

Jersey Village Police Department Jersey Village ‎Harris County‎ TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
In 2018, the Jersey Village Police Department signed a $312,000 contract with Flock Safety for 48 automated license plate readers.
Agency: Jersey Village Police Department
State: TX
City: Jersey Village
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

In 2018, the Jersey Village Police Department signed a $312,000 contract with Flock Safety for 48 automated license plate readers.

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

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

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

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

Memorial Villages Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Memorial Villages Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Memorial Villages Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Memorial Villages Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Pasadena Police Department Pasadena ‎Harris County‎ TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Pasadena Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Pasadena Police Department
State: TX
City: Pasadena
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Pasadena Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2018 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Houston Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County TX Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Houston 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: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Montgomery County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Houston 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.