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  • ? Cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that are used to track license plates.
  • ? Video cameras that police attach to their uniforms to record interactions with the public.
  • ? A voluntary registry of privacy security cameras people have installed on their properties.
  • ? Devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers to surveillance people's phones.
  • ? Remote-controlled aerial vehicles that police use to gather footage from the sky.
  • ? Software that can identify or verify the identity of an individual using their face.
  • ? Intelligence centers that enable information sharing between local, state, tribal, territorial, and federal agencies.
  • ? A system of acoustic sensors mounted on street lights or on the sides of buildings that passively listen for gunshots.
  • ? Software that suggests neighborhoods or individuals for further law enforcement attention.
  • ? Real-Time Crime Centers are hubs where police ingest and analyze surveillance video, intelligence, and data from a number of sources in real-time.
  • ? Police negotiate partnerships with Ring to promote home surveillance devices and neighborhood watch app to private residents.
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Agency City County State Technology Vendor
Tuscaloosa Police Department Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa County AL Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Tuscaloosa Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Tuscaloosa Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Tuscaloosa Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Tuscaloosa Police Department Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa County AL Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Tuscaloosa 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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Tuscaloosa Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Tuscaloosa 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.

Vernon Police Department Vernon Lamar County AL Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Vernon Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Vernon Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Vernon Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

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.

Links:
Vendor information (Wolfcom)
News article (OneZero)

Agency: Warrior Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

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

Little Rock Police Department Alexander Pulaski County AR Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Little Rock 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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Little Rock Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Little Rock 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.

Benton Police Department Benton Saline County AR Drones
The Benton Police Department operates one drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Benton Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

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

Benton County Sheriff's Office Bentonville Benton County AR Drones DJI
The Benton County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Spreading Wings drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Benton County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Benton County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI Spreading Wings drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Benton County Environmental Services Bentonville Benton County AR Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
Benton County Environmental Services uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Links:
Vendor information (Wolfcom)
News article (OneZero)

Agency: Benton County Environmental Services
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

Benton County Environmental Services uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Bonanza Police Department Bonanza Sebastian County AR Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
The Bonanza Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Links:
Vendor information (Wolfcom)
News article (OneZero)

Agency: Bonanza Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

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

Bryant Police Department Bryant Saline County AR Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Bryant Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Bryant Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Bryant Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Cabot Police Department Cabot Lonoke County AR Body-worn Cameras
The Cabot Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
Social media (Cabot Police Department Facebook page)
Budgeting document (Department of Finance and Administration Office of Intergovernmental Services)

Agency: Cabot Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Cabot Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Ouachita County Sheriff's Office Camden Ouachita County AR Drones DJI
The Ouachita County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Ouachita County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Ouachita County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Conway Police Department Conway Faulkner County AR Drones DJI
The Conway Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Conway Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

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

Danville Police Department Danville Yell County AR Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Danville Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Danville Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Danville Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Yell County Sheriff's Office Danville Yell County AR Drones
The Yell County Sheriff's Office operates one drone, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Yell County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

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

Union County Sheriff's Office El Dorado Union County AR Drones DJI
The Union County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI S1000 drone as of 2015, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Union County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Union County Sheriff's Office operates one DJI S1000 drone as of 2015, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Farmington Police Department Farmington Washington County AR Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Farmington Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Farmington Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Farmington Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Fayetteville Police Department Fayetteville Washington County AR Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $186,496 to the Fayetteville Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Links:
Government information (U.S Department of Justice)

Agency: Fayetteville Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $186,496 to the Fayetteville Police Department in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Washington County Sheriff's Office Fayetteville Washington County AR Drones
The Washington County Sheriff's Office operates two drones as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Washington County Sheriff's Office
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Washington County Sheriff's Office operates two drones as of 2018, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Fayetteville Police Department Fayetteville Washington County AR Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Fayetteville 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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Fayetteville Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Fayetteville 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.

University of Arkansas Police Department Fayetteville Washington County AR Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
The University of Arkansas Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Links:
Vendor information (Wolfcom)
News article (OneZero)

Agency: University of Arkansas Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

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

Fort Smith Police Department Fort Smith Sebastian County AR Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Fort Smith Police Department bought 80 new Axon body-worn cameras in 2019.

Links:
News article (5 News Online)
News article (KNWA Fox 24 )
News article (Times Record)

Agency: Fort Smith Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Fort Smith Police Department bought 80 new Axon body-worn cameras in 2019.

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department Fort Smith Sebastian County AR Body-worn Cameras
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department purchased 10 body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant.

Links:
Government information (University of Arkansas Fort Smith)

Agency: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department purchased 10 body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $12,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant.

Union Police Department Fort Smith Sebastian County AR Drones DJI
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Union Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Hot Springs Police Department Hot Springs Garland County AR Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Hot Springs Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.

Links:
Vendor information (Command Central)

Agency: Hot Springs Police Department
State: AR
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Hot Springs Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.