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Hammond installing ShotSpotter across city

March 9, 2024

The Times of Northwest Indiana reported on the deployment of ShotSpotter in Hammond, Indiana. The installation comes on the heels of the city receiving a $300,000 grant for the technology. Hammond’s mayor and police chief believe deploying the proven technology will enhance public safety, particularly in reducing police response times to shootings. “Our top priority is ensuring the safety of all Hammond residents,” Hammond Chief of Police William Short said. “By deploying ShotSpotter’s proven technology, we are adding an essential tool that will enable our officers to rapidly pinpoint and respond to gunfire, ultimately helping to save lives and increase crime incident awareness.”