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IJIS Announcements: Innovation Award & Body Worn Cameras Webinar

  • 1.  IJIS Announcements: Innovation Award & Body Worn Cameras Webinar

    Posted 09-16-2015 11:33

    The Innovation Award Nominations Open, and 2) Body Worn Camera Webinar announcement. 

    1. Nominations now being accepted!  IJIS Institute Innovation Award – DEADLINE is Oct. 28

    The IJIS Institute Innovation Award recognizes technical innovation that has contributed significantly to the advancement of integration and interoperability in a justice, public safety, or homeland security project or program. The award, which is open to any company providing justice, public safety, or homeland security solutions, is for team achievement between an industry partner(s) and practitioner(s)/agency. The Innovation Award will be presented during the annual Badge & Tech Benefit & Awards Dinner on January 21, 2016, held in conjunction with the IJIS Institute National Symposium from January 19-21, 2015, in Arlington, Virginia. 

    Learn more and submit your nomination for the Innovation Award on or before the closing date of October 28, 2015.

    1. FREE Webinar: Body Worn Cameras: Technology Challenges and Opportunities, October 6, 2:00 p.m.

    You are invited to attend a FREE IJIS Institute webinar on Body Worn Cameras.  Sign up at this link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/66482339676716545


    During this webinar presenters will discuss the questions and challenges have arisen re­garding implementation and management of this new technology, policy-related questions such as officer discretion in activating and de-activating the camera, and regarding privacy concerns. This webinar will highlight some of the existing opportunities, lessons learned, and data management challenges with this new technology.



    Mike Roosa, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice

    Paul Figueroa, Assistant Chief, Oakland (CA) Police Department

    Ashwini Jarral, Director Operations, IJIS Institute

    Tammy Woodhams
    Senior Staff Associate
    National Criminal Justice Association