From healthcare to utilities and from transit to city planning, local and regional governments are embracing innovation. Take a look at what these agencies and their partners are doing to move government forward on behalf of their citizens.
Finalists – Best Practices Award (Midsize)
Benton AR Police Department
Benton Police Department is outfitting its officers with the latest body-worn technology and in-car video communications systems. The goal was to develop an all-in-one, automated system that works seamlessly with their current routine. The AWS-supported BodyWorn system and AVaiL Web Cloud Storage Platform automates the manual process of burning disks of in-car video evidence for court purposes. This system is currently being used by the District Court with plans to expand into the Circuit Court.
Lawrence IN Police Department
Aiming to improve public safety, reduce crime, and build public trust between police and the citizens they serve, the Lawrence Police Department partnered with BodyWorn by Utility to provide Body Worn Camera technology. The project uses AWS for big data storage and analytics. Video and audio recording collected by police officers is instantly, effortlessly uploaded in a safe, encrypted storage environment.