September 2018 police market report headlines





Force looks at knife crime analytics and joint NHS working

Why did you commit capex when pay as you go looks a better deal? Oversight group asks Chief Officers

Predictive software – we’re reviewing product options says Chief

Hardware for HOB – home office biometrics mobile ancillaries start to roll out

ICT strategy refresh will focus on resource allocation and camera integration

£400k+ Airwave replacements will come from reserves says PCC as fire chiefs identify a mobile spend of £700k+ due to ESN slippage.

Tri-force back office work underway as a separate alliance decides to appoint a single HR head

Analytical capability to manage contact demand being scoped by service chiefs

Expertise sought to introduce online crime reporting to force

Pooled body camera allocation being looked at for specials

Digital solution sought for dashcam evidence transfer

Specification for vehicle fits due

Duty management system info feed inaccurate says report

new demand management model identified by force

Dashcam users are giving up on trying to transfer evidence

Comms mobile budgets move away from capex model





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