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Elmwood Park signs deal with ShotSpotter – Will this partnership help police officers do their jobs more efficiently?

February 22, 2024

WLS-AM broadcast an interview with Elmwood Park Mayor Skip Saviano to discuss a recent agreement signed with ShotSpotter. The mayor of Elmwood Park announced the city will contract with ShotSpotter after finding it very useful for monitoring borders with Chicago. In the piece, he explains that real-time gunshot detection technology helps save lives and is an essential tool for police to protect residents. Expressing the importance of trusting his officers’ judgment, he adds that ShotSpotter allows for an effective response to shootings and articulates support for keeping the technology in Elmwood Park moving forward.