Amid Columbus homicide spike, council to expand gunshot detection system to Near East Side

Gunshot Detection for Faster Police Response (image)Amid #Columbus homicide spike, council to expand gunshot detection system to Near East Side | #ESC_LLC #GunShots | Amid rising gun violence and homicides that are on a record pace, Columbus City Council agreed Monday to expand gunfire detection technology to the Near East Side (dispatch). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1sP

The city will pay another $1.13 million to expand the technology and renew its current license for another 18 months of use.

The council also passed legislation clarifying an ordinance passed in July that existing and new police officers are prohibited from participating in… (read more)

John Larkin, Sr. Partner (image)
John Larkin, Sr. Partner

“Gunshot detection is a great tool that enables law enforcement to receive early warning of a problem. Early detection can and often does saves lives,” says John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio. “Neighborhoods, university campuses’, large school buildings, these and more are great places to install gunshot detection.”

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