Virginia Localities Acquire ShieldConnect and other Technologies

Law Enforcement and Local Officials from throughout Hampton Roads, Virginia, announced on Monday their acquisition of a variety of Shield Group technologies including: ShieldConnect, ConnectProtect, CommunityConnect and StudentProtect.

  • ShieldConnect provides law enforcement with powerful real-time crime/intelligence led policing solutions to retrieve, compile, analyze and deliver critical information to law enforcement personnel and will be utilized by all of the localities’ police/sheriff’s offices.
  • ConnectProtect is the world’s most powerful app technology for connecting law enforcement with residents and reporting suspicious activity.
  • StudentProtect provides powerful, instant, 2-way, GEO-tagged communications between campus communities and campus & local law enforcement.

Hampton Chief or Police Terry L. Sult; Newport News Sheriff Gabriel A. “Gabe” Morgan; York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. “Danny” Diggs; Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting and Hampton University Chief of Police David Glover all praised the innovative technologies they had acquired from Shield Group.

Chief Sult said: “When you get into the Shield Connect…it really allows us to push information like you see on TV, where you get a suspect’s picture shot and we can push it out to the officers real time.

Shield Group CEO Roger Koch said following the announcement: “These communities in Hampton Roads, coming together and using Shield Group’s technologies collectively, is ground-breaking. Their collaboration utilizing varies technologies between them, offers extraordinary benefits for public safety.

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