Oklahoma County's Use of PocketCop on BlackBerry Smartphones Keeps Officers
Informed and In Touch
WALL, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety, was featured in a recent televised report on the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office technology deployment by KOCO Channel 5, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City. The November 18th report highlighted the county's recent success in fighting crime with BIO-key's PocketCop mobile data software on BlackBerry smartphones. This innovative solution allows deputies on motorcycle and foot patrol as well as school resource officers direct access to federal, state and local data such as arrest warrants and stolen vehicles. According to Sergeant Matt Jackson, Technology Systems Manager for the Sheriff's Office, PocketCop on BlackBerry smartphones lets deputies " ... arm themselves with a lot more information when dealing with suspects."
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office has successfully deployed MobileCop(R), BIO-key's companion product for laptops, in Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles. The County also provides a hosting service for MobileCop and PocketCop users in twelve other law enforcement agencies, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
To view this news story, as well as a similar story produced by CBS on Lancaster Pennsylvania's use of PocketCop, visit http://www.bio-key.com/
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey,
develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information
services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government
and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides
first responders with critical, reliable, real-time data and images from
local, state and national databases. BIO-key
|SOURCE BIO-key International, Inc.|
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