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Agency Profile: Las Vegas Metro

Las Vegas is probably the world's most famous and infamous city. With its very own New York skyline, Venetian canals and Eiffel Tower, Vegas is a glittering neon oasis in the middle of a vast desert. Nearly everything is available here, and most of it's legal. Then there's that famous marketing phrase: "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

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“How Do You Like Them Apps?” Santa Cruz (Calif.) Goes Mobile in Crime Fight

SANTA CRUZ, CA — Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel was vacationing with his wife in Italy last fall when he picked up his iPad and, for fun, decided to check in on his troops back in California.

Using an app developed for the iPhone, Vogel was able to listen to – in real time — radio calls being fielded by officers on the day shift.

From his hotel room in Rome, Vogel listened to the squawking sound of Santa Cruz cops being dispatched to a variety of incidents.

Then he turned off the app and got back to his vacation.

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Aimpoint Launches New Patrol Rifle Optic

Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the introduction of an new sight designed specifically for use on law enforcement firearms. This new product, known as the Patrol Rifle Optic (PRO), expands upon the company’s already proven designs and focuses these features into a sight that is ready for duty.

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