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Automatic PDF Redaction

CaseGuard Studio’s Pattern Redaction is cutting down labor costs when it comes to public records requests, courtroom exhibits, and everything else in the world of presentable redacted documents. There’s no longer a need to suffer through the pains of checking, re-checking, checking again.

Audio Resampling | Protecting Sensitive Information & Identities

Protecting sensitive information and identities is a core operation when redacting files. It can be difficult when you face audio content. On the one hand, audio needs to be heard clearly for a jury to understand what is transpiring. On the other, we may be dealing with a protected witness, an undercover officer, or some information that is critical to future prosecutions that can’t be revealed in the moment.

Automatic Audio Redaction

For law enforcement agencies, things like driver’s license numbers, names, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers, and other personal identification information (PII) are just a few pieces of information that need to be redacted in order to satisfy a FOIA request.

In Memory of Police Officer I Sa Fuimaono

One of the things that bothers us about Officer Fuimaono’s story is that it does not have a lot of available resources. In fact, we found that all officers who have died in the line of duty in American Samoa do not have any resources outside of the Officer Down Memorial Page, and National Law Enforcement Memorial websites. These are important, there can be no doubt.

Video Analytics & Audio Analysis

Video files keep tripping us up but audio files present even more problems. Factor in background noise, external and internal interference, environmental noise, movement, and soon both types of files, and even both types combined, present unimaginable problems that now become your responsibility to solve.

In Memory of 9/11/2001 Rescue Workers

We take time on this Monday, the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to honor the thousands of rescue workers who have passed, have been injured, and continue to suffer affliction from the activities of that ever-fateful day.

Keyword Search | The Best PDF Redaction Tool

Redacting documents can be a total time hazard. Reading line by line, comparing notes that a supervisor provided to the document they want redacted, and then trying to keep all that in rhythm while applying redaction, all leads to mistakes, missed redactions, and ultimately more work as the records requests pile up, and previous work returns to your desk for correction.

In Memory of Patrolman Richard Gordon Janczewski

This incident highlights why changes in radio procedures have been made over the years. While this incident happened a mere 32 years ago, it was incidents like this that led to dispatch centers making it mandatory to radio check officers in the field every hour at a minimum.

Document Redaction | Combining Manual & Automatic Redaction

Documents redaction tends to be the most tedious in labor. It’s a line-by-line analysis affair. If you’re lucky, you have very few sentences and words to redact, and can move on to the next assignment. Whether it’s manual redaction, automated redaction, or both tools used together, you can accomplish your tasks quickly and easily, without the need for specialized training, and without burning up your labor hours.

Live Captioning | Ensuring Communications for Appropriate Response

Agencies are routinely tasked with creating content to address public affairs, usually in the scope of responding to problem the community at large is encountering. In those scenarios, agencies must create responses that can be used in multiple media channels.