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Gunshot detection tech proves early results

April 4, 2024

Our Weekly Los Angeles reported on early results from the implementation of ShotSpotter in Lancaster, CA. The deployment is part of a six-month pilot and subsequent three-year contract. Since its implementation, it has provided 36 confirmed alerts related to gunshots, leading to numerous arrests. Evidence collection has also improved, allowing police to fully benefit from ATF’s NIBIN program. Wins already include crackdowns on illegal narcotics operations and gang-related activities. “I am proud to say that the deployment of ShotSpotter has been nothing short of exceptional,” said Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris. “This innovative technology has proven invaluable in our efforts to combat crime and ensure public safety.”