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Houston Police Department Houston Houston County TX Predictive Policing AISight
The Houston Police Department acquired AISight predictive policing as early as 2012, which was still in use as of 2020.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Houston County
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: AISight

The Houston Police Department acquired AISight predictive policing as early as 2012, which was still in use as of 2020.

Memorial Villages Police Department Houston Harris County TX Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Memorial Villages Police Department uses Axon body-worn cameras.
Agency: Memorial Villages Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Memorial Villages Police Department uses Axon body-worn cameras.

Harris County Sheriff's Office Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Video Analytics BriefCam
The Harris County Sheriff's Office was in the process of finalizing the purchase of Briefcam video analytics in October 2020.
Agency: Harris County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Video Analytics
Vendor: BriefCam

The Harris County Sheriff's Office was in the process of finalizing the purchase of Briefcam video analytics in October 2020.

Deer Park Police Department Deer Park Harris County TX Face Recognition Clearview AI
The Deer Park Police Department entered into a three-year contract with Clearview AI for face recognition technology in 2022.
Agency: Deer Park Police Department
State: TX
City: Deer Park
County: Harris County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor: Clearview AI

The Deer Park Police Department entered into a three-year contract with Clearview AI for face recognition technology in 2022.

Bellaire Police Department Bellaire Harris County TX Body-worn Cameras Coban Technology
The Bellaire Police Department owns 26 body cameras and mounts from Coban Technology as of 2022, but reported problems with the system and was pursuing a new vendor.
Agency: Bellaire Police Department
State: TX
City: Bellaire
County: Harris County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Coban Technology

The Bellaire Police Department owns 26 body cameras and mounts from Coban Technology as of 2022, but reported problems with the system and was pursuing a new vendor.

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.

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.

Bellaire Police Department Bellaire ‎Harris County‎ TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock
The Bellaire Police Department started a pilot program with 10 Flock automated license plate readers in 2020.
Agency: Bellaire Police Department
State: TX
City: Bellaire
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock

The Bellaire Police Department started a pilot program with 10 Flock automated license plate readers in 2020.

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.

Memorial Villages Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Memorial Village Police Department has installed Flock automated license plate readers as part of its "Virtual Gateway" program.
Agency: Memorial Villages Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Memorial Village Police Department has installed Flock automated license plate readers as part of its "Virtual Gateway" program.

Katy Police Department Katy ‎Waller County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Waller County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

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

Baytown Police Department Baytown Harris County TX Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
As of April 2024, the Baytown Police Department operates 62 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.
Agency: Baytown Police Department
State: TX
City: Baytown
County: Harris County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

As of April 2024, the Baytown Police Department operates 62 Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.

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

As of April 2024, the Morgan's Point Police Department operates three Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.

Harris County Sheriff's Office Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Face Recognition IDEMIA
The Harris County Sheriff's Office purchased a facial recognition system in 2002 from Imagis Technologies, Inc.
Agency: Harris County Sheriff's Office
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor: IDEMIA

The Harris County Sheriff's Office purchased a facial recognition system in 2002 from Imagis Technologies, Inc.

Tomball Police Department Tomball Harris County TX Body-worn Cameras L-3 Mobile-Vision
The Tomball Police Department purchased 50 L-3 Mobile Vision body-worn cameras in 2015.
Agency: Tomball Police Department
State: TX
City: Tomball
County: Harris County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: L-3 Mobile-Vision

The Tomball Police Department purchased 50 L-3 Mobile Vision body-worn cameras in 2015.

Houston Police Department Houston Harris County TX Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Houston Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions' CityProtect platform.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Houston Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions' CityProtect platform.

Houston Police Department Houston Harris County TX Gunshot Detection Shotspotter
In January 2022, the Houston City Council approved a $3.5 million contract to employ Shotspotter for five years.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: Shotspotter

In January 2022, the Houston City Council approved a $3.5 million contract to employ Shotspotter for five years.

Houston Police Department Houston Harris County TX Third-party Investigative Platforms SoundThinking
The Houston Police Department uses SoundThinking's CrimeTracer investigative platform.
Agency: Houston Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: Harris County
Technology: Third-party Investigative Platforms
Vendor: SoundThinking

The Houston Police Department uses SoundThinking's CrimeTracer investigative platform.

Pasadena Police Department Pasadena ‎Harris County‎ TX Body-worn Cameras Utility
The Pasadena Police Department spent $940,196 on BodyWorn body-worn cameras for all of its officers in 2020, which it covered covered through a 1/2-cent sales tax collected in the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District designed to fund police-releated items.
Agency: Pasadena Police Department
State: TX
City: Pasadena
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Utility

The Pasadena Police Department spent $940,196 on BodyWorn body-worn cameras for all of its officers in 2020, which it covered covered through a 1/2-cent sales tax collected in the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District designed to fund police-releated items.

La Porte Police Department La Porte Harris County TX Body-worn Cameras Utility
The La Porte Police Department received approval to purchase Utility body-worn cameras in June 2021.
Agency: La Porte Police Department
State: TX
City: La Porte
County: Harris County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Utility

The La Porte Police Department received approval to purchase Utility body-worn cameras in June 2021.

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.

Texas Southern University Police Department Houston ‎Harris County‎ TX Body-worn Cameras WOLFCOM
The Texas Southern University Police Department received a donation of 40 Wolfcom body-worn cameras in 2015.
Agency: Texas Southern University Police Department
State: TX
City: Houston
County: ‎Harris County‎
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: WOLFCOM

The Texas Southern University Police Department received a donation of 40 Wolfcom body-worn cameras in 2015.

Katy Police Department Katy ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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: ‎Montgomery County, ‎Fort Bend County‎, ‎Harris 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.