Rocky Mount, NC, Police Department Implements ShotSpotter Gunfire Alert & Analysis Solution
Rocky Mount Police Department to Leverage Gunfire Location & Intelligence Technology to Improve Public Safety & Reduce Gun Violence in its Communities
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The City of Rocky Mount, NC announces that the Rocky Mount Police Department (RMPD) has implemented the ShotSpotter Gunfire Alert & Analysis Solution for real-time and immediate gunshot location data, which enables accurate decisions for emergency response, helps improve situational intelligence and elevates first responder safety. The ShotSpotter gunfire alert data and intelligence is helping the RMPD by providing more information and forensic evidence for investigations and analysis, leading to increased prosecutions for gun-related crime. The data also enables enhanced crime analysis and predictive policing capabilities, helping improve public safety.
In an effort to make the city safer and improve the quality of life for the community, the RMPD has worked collaboratively with other law enforcement agencies and community partners in recent initiatives such as Operation Disarm 4, a program designed to eliminate gun crime and remove violent offenders from the streets. As part of its ongoing commitment to combating crime, the RMPD is seeking even greater results through its use of ShotSpotter technology.
"We're honored to be providing a solution to help reduce gun violence and crime in Rocky Mount," said Ralph A. Clark, president and CEO of ShotSpotter. "The City is actively taking the right measures to fight gun crime. I'm excited about our partnership to help improve the City's policing efforts by providing the invaluable information needed to combat and reduce gun violence."
ShotSpotter Inc. is the world’s leading developer of wide-area acoustic surveillance systems for gunfire and explosive events. Its technology solutions are focused on improving public and community safety by locating gunshots and other explosive events, and ultimately, helping reduce and prevent violent gun crime and improving intelligence-led policing and community policing initiatives. ShotSpotter solutions protect cities and communities worldwide, enabling police and law enforcement to respond more quickly, safely, precisely and consistently to gunfire. ShotSpotter possesses a multitude of patents that are the result of nearly two decades of innovation in the area of acoustic gunshot location technology. Information about ShotSpotter can be found at www.shotspotter.com.
Source: ShotSpotter Inc.
Released September 27, 2011