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In Memory of Police Officer Jerry Clyde Singleton

In Memory of Police Officer Jerry Clyde Singleton

By: CaseGuard

  On December 31, 2019, Police Officer Jerry Clyde Singleton was found unresponsive inside the Fairfield Glade Police Department. He had suffered a suspected pulmonary embolism and was not able to be resuscitated. The embolism is thought to be a result of injuries sustained when Officer Singleton was seriously injured during a vehicular assault that occurred on August 6, 2017. While working for...

Dec 31, 2019
In Memory of Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol

In Memory of Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol

By: CaseGuard

  On December 30, 2019, 31-year-old Master Patrol Officer Spencer Bristol was struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate I-65 during a foot-chase to arrest a suspect. Prior to the chase, Officer Bristol and another officer attempted to pull over a vehicle with two occupants in Hendersonville when they began to flee. A vehicular chase ensued. During the pursuit, the suspects crashed their...

Dec 30, 2019
What to Look for in a Video Redaction Software

What to Look for in a Video Redaction Software

By: CaseGuard

  Law enforcement agencies are often crossed between protecting the community and maintaining the privacy rights of every individual or organization. A lot of times police agencies are required to release their body worn camera videos in order to demonstrate transparency without trumping on the privacy of the citizens. At this point, it becomes imperative to identify and redact some...

Dec 27, 2019
The Power of Machine Learning in Automated Video Redaction

The Power of Machine Learning in Automated Video Redaction

By: CaseGuard

  Many people are aware of AI or Artificial Intelligence and its meaning, especially in the way that it is often portrayed through movies. These movies are often exciting and captivate our imaginations. Machine learning, while similar to AI, is defined differently. A way to explain this in layman’s terms is that AI is the breadth of knowledge contained and used by a system, while machine learning...

Dec 26, 2019
Easy to Use Video Redaction Software

Easy to Use Video Redaction Software is a Must

By: CaseGuard

  AI-based Video redaction software is an AI application software that uses pattern matching to locate specified objects contained within a video. Police officers enter the data to be edited from their videos such as private citizen’s identities, undercover officers, or even classified material not available for public consumption. The target data is used by the software to scan the video for...

Dec 23, 2019
Protecting Your Agency Against Massive Video FOIA Requests

Protecting Your Agency Against Massive Video FOIA Requests

By: CaseGuard

  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests can be challenging for many law enforcement agencies. Under FOIA, the public is guaranteed a presumption of openness and transparency in government agencies, including policing, law enforcement, and the judicial system. The community has a right to an assumption of open records access, unless there is evidence submitted to the courts for an exemption....

Dec 22, 2019
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Bryan Charles Pfluger

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Bryan Charles Pfluger

By: CaseGuard

  Deputy Sheriff Bryan Charles Pfluger and another officer received an emergency call regarding a burglary in progress. As he was responding, he was following behind the patrol car of the other officer. When the other officer slowed to make a right turn, Deputy Pfluger attempted to swerve to miss rear-ending the patrol car in front of him. It was near 6:45pm, when the accident occurred. The crash...

Dec 21, 2019
In Memory of Detective Clifton Martinez

In Memory of Detective Clifton Martinez

By: CaseGuard

  It was around 3:00 am on December 21, 2019 when Detective Clifton Martinez lost his life in a senseless act of violence. He had picked up extra shifts providing police security at a local IHOP restaurant in San Antonio, Texas located on Hot Wells Boulevard. It was early in the morning hours when a fight broke out in the restaurant. Doing his job to protect the other customers and staff,...

Dec 21, 2019
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Cooper Dyson

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Cooper Dyson

By: CaseGuard

  Twenty-five-year-old Deputy Sheriff Cooper Dyson received an emergency call on his radio that his brothers on the force were in trouble. It was approximately 3:00 am on December 21, 2019. Two deputies had responded to an initial incident of domestic violence and called for back-up. When they had arrived on the scene, they were immediately attacked by a male suspect who ran into a home and they...

Dec 21, 2019
Video Redaction and Police Transparency

Video Redaction and Police Transparency

By: CaseGuard

  As body worn camera (BWC) technology continues to gain ground among many law enforcement agencies, there's been a lot of concerns regarding the accountability and transparency of the entire process. Statistics show that over 80% of all criminal offenses recorded in the US often have to do with either video or audio evidence. And according to the Institute of Human Studies (IHS), there will be...

Dec 20, 2019

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