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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
Chandler Police Department Chandler Maricopa County AZ Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Chandler 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: Chandler Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Chandler 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.

Chandler Police Department Chandler Maricopa County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Chandler Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Chandler Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Chandler Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Chino Valley Police Department Chino Valley Yavapai County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Chino Valley Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Chino Valley Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Chino Valley Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Clarkdale Police Department Clarkdale Yavapai County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Clarkdale Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Clarkdale Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Clarkdale Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Coolidge Police Department Coolidge Pinal County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Coolidge Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Coolidge Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Coolidge Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

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

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

Agency: Cottonwood Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

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

Cottonwood Police Department Cottonwood Yavapai County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Cottonwood Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Cottonwood Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Cottonwood Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Douglas Police Department Douglas Cochise County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Douglas Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Douglas Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Douglas Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Eagar Police Department Eagar Apache County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Eagar Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (White Mountain Independent)
Social media (Round Valley RoundUp)

Agency: Eagar Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Eagar Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

El Mirage Police Department El Mirage Maricopa County AZ Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The El Mirage 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: El Mirage Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The El Mirage 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.

El Mirage Police Department El Mirage Maricopa County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The El Mirage Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: El Mirage Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The El Mirage Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Eloy Police Department Eloy Pinal County AZ Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Eloy 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: Eloy Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Eloy 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.

Eloy Police Department Eloy Pinal County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Eloy Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Eloy Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Eloy Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office Flagstaff Coconino County AZ Drones DJI
The Coconino County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2017, 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: Coconino County Sheriff's Office
State: AZ
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office operates two DJI drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Flagstaff Police Department Flagstaff Coconino County AZ Drones
The Flagstaff Police Department operates one 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: Flagstaff Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

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

Northern Arizona University Police Department Flagstaff Coconino County AZ Body-worn Cameras
Northern Arizona University police officers use shoulder-mounted body-worn cameras.

Links:
Social media (NAU Police Facebook page)

Agency: Northern Arizona University Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

Northern Arizona University police officers use shoulder-mounted body-worn cameras.

Coconino County Sheriff Office Flagstaff Coconino County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Coconino County Sheriff Office uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Coconino County Sheriff Office
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Coconino County Sheriff Office uses body-worn cameras.

Flagstaff Police Department Flagstaff Coconino County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Flagstaff Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Flagstaff Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Flagstaff Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Pinal County Attorney's Office Florence Pinal County AZ Drones
The Pinal County Attorney's Office operates one 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: Pinal County Attorney's Office
State: AZ
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Pinal County Attorney's Office operates one drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Pinal County Sheriff's Office Florence Pinal County AZ Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office 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: Pinal County Sheriff's Office
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Pinal County Sheriff Office Florence Pinal County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Pinal County Sheriff Office uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Pinal County Sheriff Office
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Pinal County Sheriff Office uses body-worn cameras.

Gila River Police Department Gila River Pinal County AZ Drones DJI
The Gila River Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2017, 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: Gila River Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Gila River Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Gilbert Police Department Gilbert Maricopa County AZ Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Gilbert 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: Gilbert Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Gilbert 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.

Gilbert Police Department Gilbert Maricopa County AZ Body-worn Cameras
The Gilbert Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (ABC 15)

Agency: Gilbert Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Gilbert Police Department uses body-worn cameras.

Glendale Police Department Glendale Maricopa County AZ Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Glendale Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
News article (AZMirror)

Agency: Glendale Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Glendale Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.