Redaction for Law Enforcement
A Short History on Redaction
Redaction is a basic form of editing and can be applied in a variety of contexts. On the one hand, redaction is combining texts and slightly altering it to create a single document ready to be released to the reader. It is a term used to describe the removal of specific data or content held back for security or privacy reasons.
How Subway Surveillance Increases Commuter Safety
In New York alone, it is estimated that the subway delivered 1.72 billion riders in 2018, averaging to approximately 5.6 million daily rides on weekdays and a combined 5.7 million rides each weekend. The number of passengers, therefore, commuting using the subway is so vast and would, therefore, need a working method to ensure the maintenance of security, and that the users are safe while in the subway.
Video Redaction and Police Transparency
The citizens trust the police to protect and serve them without infringing on their private lives as their job entails. That is why adopting BWC technology warrants extra care and attention in the form of competent video redaction software to ensure that the police department stays within its jurisdiction while carrying out their duties
The Task Force Model | Working Together
Law enforcement task forces are an extremely effective tool in the fight against crime. When these officers come together and successfully work in unison, these officers can often achieve results that would not have been possible for just one law enforcement department or agency to obtain.
Snapshots | Finding the ‘Needle in the Haystack’ Evidence
Officers are facing more violent, faster to anger personalities, and the fact is that they have no chance to make any other decisions except to defend themselves with the use of lethal force. Yet, when the cameras are rolling, they don’t always show the dangerous weapon that precipitated such encounters.
Video Redaction is the Biggest Challenge for Body Camera Systems
Body worn cameras are by far the most realistic option for fostering trust, confidence, and accountability among police officers and the communities they serve. Video redaction software should be an essential piece of implementing that system.
Interviewing Child Witnesses
Conducting a successful child witness interview is no easy task. In addition to extracting information from a person whose brain is only partially developed, the interviewer must also take into consideration the legal/political ramifications of conducting the interview and must also consider the potential trauma to the child that the interview may cause.