The new larger helicopters allow crews to have two flight paramedics and easily fit two patients inside, if needed. It takes 15 seconds to hoist up a patient, versus more than one minute with the
25-year-old helicopters the department was using. The new helicopters each cost $11 million. Grant Helps Newark Police Buy Cellphone Forensics Tool Newark Post, (07/16/2013), Josh Shannon Police
in Newark, N.J., have purchased software to help fight the use of cellphones and other mobile devices in harassment and domestic violence cases. The department used a $22,500 federal grant to
purchase a high-performance laptop and computer forensics software called Cellebrite Physical Analyzer. The software allows police to examine and extract digital evidence such as text messages,
emails and phone call logs from cellphones and other mobile devices. The grant money will also be used to send a police victim services coordinator and two officers to a national conference on
using technology to fight domestic violence. As Part of Larger Effort to Go Paperless, Judges Now Can Electronically Approve Search Warrants MLive.com, (07/19/2013), Danielle Salisbury District
Court judges in Jackson County, Miss., can now electronically authorize search warrants.
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