Atlanta (GA) and Seattle (WA) are the two latest cities to reject the noise detection technology.
From Axios Columbus Technology used by the Columbus Division of Police and other police departments nationwide to detect gunshots faces accusations that it confuses gunshots with other noises, like slamming doors, Axios’ Russell Contreras reports.
From Axios A national police reform group is urging Denver and other cities across the country to stop using ShotSpotter, a controversial technology system designed to detect gunshots, Axios’ Russell Contreras reports.
After a review of Chicago Police Department(CPD) and City of Chiacgo Office of Emergency Management and Communications(OEMC) data related to Shotspotter alerts, the Chicago OIG found that ShotSpotter rarely leads CPD officers to evidence of a gun crime or to the recovery of a firearm (P.3). The OIG report also identified evidence that ShotSpotter altered police behavior, changing…