One of the perks of being a police officer is that you get to work with cool gadgets and high tech devices. If you’re going to place yourself in harm’s way, you have to be fully prepared to deal with any situation that may arise. From kevlar to tasers, the various police forces in the U.S. have the fastest cars, the coolest toys, and the most freedom to utilize them. If you’re interested in some specific gadgets and devices used by police all around the fifty states, here is a quick synopsis of the coolest gadgets used by police forces today.
Gunshot Detection System
The Nassau County Police in New York have a cool new gunshot detection system. The name pretty much explains the purpose of the device. It’s a sensor specially made to detect the sound of a gunshot. Each type of gun has a different sound when shot, and this device knows that. Police use it in high crime neighborhoods where people aren’t usually willing to work with the police to catch offenders. The sensor will pick up the sound of the gunshot, and pinpoint where exactly it originated. This provides police with valuable information to begin their investigation. [Read more…]