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Police
Aussie Police implement facial recognition software
“This new facial recognition software has already helped police identify or eliminate suspects and it is exciting to see it move to the next phase."
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Online dating
Police warning Kiwis about extortion on sex websites
“It appears overseas-based fraudsters are preying on New Zealanders who engage in online sexual activity."
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Microsoft
Scammers pose as Microsoft employees to scam NZ residents
Fraudsters posing as Microsoft employees have scammed two Alexandra residents out of thousands of dollars, the New Zealand Police have reported.
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Online Safety
Police and schools - staying safe online
“Communication technologies are extremely useful tools. However some people use these tools for anti-social and/or criminal activities."
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Facebook
Central District Police launch Facebook page
"A significant number of people are on social media and it's another effective way we can connect with our communities."
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Cisco
NZ police ramp up phone, video and mobile resources
Around 400 police phones now have video calling capability that helps to improve the level of communication and collaboration, particularly with the more remote and isolated regions.
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Wynyard Group
NZ Police selects Wynyard Investigator
Crime investigations software to help police deliver on Prevention First and crime reduction targets.
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Telecommunications
Why the cops took a bite of the Apple
Following on from yesterday’s story about the NZ Police getting an applecart of new technology, we checked in with their comms manager Blair McLaren on a couple of points.
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Telecommunications
Cops choose Apple on Vodafone
The New Zealand Police is to put Apple iPhones and iPads into the front line of crime fighting, with over 6000 members getting Vodafone handsets within the coming months; of these, 3900 will also get a fondleslab.
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GPS
NZ Police chooses Imarda as GPS preferred provider
Mobile GPS Vehicle Tracking provider chosen out of 15 vendors to supply products across the country.
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Wynyard Group
Wynyard Group joins forces with NZ Police
Wynyard Group has agreed to commercialise New Zealand Police developed digital forensics technology
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Trade Me
Stole Me site aims to fight crime online
Bay of Plenty couple launch online register for stolen goods after losing their boat to theft.
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Wearables
Guilty classes
I was browsing through a few of the technology sites and blogs I visit regularly and came across a story that I found pretty fascinating and wanted to share with NetGuide readers.