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NSW hacker to appear in court seven months after GoGet data breach
Popular car sharing service GoGet has been hit by a massive data breach that may affect all users who joined prior to July 27, 2017.
31 Jan 18
Sydneysiders willing to use tech for reporting non-urgent crimes
Sydneysiders are more than happy to become crime-stoppers, but only if their privacy is maintained in the process.
31 Jan 18
Australian Federal Police look for tech solution to help users submit digital evidence
“Enabling members of the public to use every day mobile devices to upload audio, video and images provides real time interaction."
16 Jan 18
Calling all tech companies - The AFP are on the hunt for a new partnership
“The technology will also provide for ACT Policing to meet its need for a self-service online reporting capability.”
15 Jan 18
Fujitsu creates $17m dispatch system for Tasmania Police
“We look forward to rolling this out to all emergency services groups in Tasmania.”
30 Oct 17
AR for cops: HoloLens could be the future of policing
Black Marble has developed an award-winning application, tuServ, that’s transforming today’s approach to digitizing policing....
10 Oct 17
Police & NZ Cricket among winners at annual RiskNZ awards
New Zealand Cricket introduced a number of ideas to strengthen its risk management, including tying a risk register to its strategic plan.
22 Aug 17
Real life Robocop patrols the streets of Dubai
Criminals in Dubai, you are officially on notice: The world’s first ‘robocop’ is set to begin roaming the streets of Dubai.
23 May 17
Public will have access to NZ Police online crime data
"The interactive tool that will provide the public with access to a range of easily accessible information about victims, offenders and crime trends."
15 Nov 16
NEC Australia & NT Police facial recognition take out top innovation award
NEC Australia's Watch House project took out the Infrastructure and Platforms Innovation of the Year iAward.
02 Sep 16
NEC and NT Police recognised for facial recognition technology
The Northern Territory Police Force and NEC has been acknowledged for its use of facial recognition technology to fight crime.
21 Jun 16
Police join fight against cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is a threat to students in New Zealand, and the police are getting involved in educating young people throughout the country.
12 Oct 15
Second NZ university threatened
Victoria University is being evacuated following the discovery of a note threatening the detonation of a bomb in the Murphy Building.
07 Oct 15
Anonymous online threat made to University of Otago
The NZ Police are urging students and staff to take extra care on Wednesday following a threat via an anonymous online message board
06 Oct 15
Fujitsu aids NSW Police Force with video solution
“We know the Body Worn Video solution will have clear benefits for the NSW Police Force in the collection of evidentiary data."
18 Sep 15
Kiwis are still texting and driving, five years on
The NZ Police is concerned at a rising number of people being caught while distracted by their phone, despite legislation being in place since 2009.
11 Sep 15
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."
01 Sep 15
Police warning Kiwis about extortion on sex websites
“It appears overseas-based fraudsters are preying on New Zealanders who engage in online sexual activity."
31 Aug 15
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.
17 Aug 15
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."
01 Jul 15
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.
01 Dec 14
NZ Police selects Wynyard Investigator
Crime investigations software to help police deliver on Prevention First and crime reduction targets.
31 May 13
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.
14 Feb 13
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.
13 Feb 13