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MAY 2019

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14 POLICE MAY 2019 • B&W TEK • TACTICID-1064 B&W Tek's TacticID-1064 is a field-ready handheld spectral analysis in- strument designed for non-contact forensic analysis by safety person- nel and first responders, including law enforcement personnel, bomb squads, customs and border patrol, hazmat technicians, and more. B&W Tek says the TacticID-1064 utilizes proven Raman spectroscopy, allowing users to get real-time actionable identification of unknown chemicals, explosives, narcotics, pharmaceutical drugs, and many other substances while reducing operational uncertainty and response time. http://bwtek.com/products/tacticid-1064/ EXPLOSIVES DETECTION AND PROTECTION 2019 Identify potential threats and stay out of harm's way with these devices. MELANIE BASICH • REDXDEFENSE • XCAT PRESUMPTIVE DETECTION OF NARCOTICS, EXPLOSIVES, AND GSR According to RedXDefense, the XCAT features quick, intuitive, one-step colorimetric detection for on-site presumptive testing to support law enforcement and first responders. It detects narcotics, ex- plosives, and gunshot residue in a single platform with a simple red-light/green-light result. It's made to require no interpretation, color charts, calibration, or maintenance. e XCAT weighs less than 1 pound and features a 20-second warm-up, expandable detection library, rechargeable Li-ion battery, and rugged design to withstand field use. e company says it takes the XCAT between 15 and 180 sec- onds to analyze a substance. www.redxdefense.com/technology/ • OPTIM LLC • FREEDOMVIEW LED VIDEOSCOPE e FreedomView LED Videoscope (FV VS) is designed to allow law enforcement offi- cers to safely perform visual inspections of vehicles and other areas where contraband may be hidden. Optim says when using it officers can maintain eye contact with in- dividuals and their surroundings while performing searches, and video and still pic- tures are available with the simple push of a button. Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the leading authority on product safety, has certified the FreedomView Videoscope for use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations. www.optim-llc.com/law-enforcement-inspection-solutions/ freedomview-videoscope-for-law-enforcement/ • FLIR SYSTEMS INC. • SCION PTM e Scion PTM is powered by FLIR's high-performance Boson thermal core for greater im- age quality and features connectivity with FLIR TruWitness to allow real-time encrypt- ed thermal video streaming to provide professionals with greater situational awareness. e rugged Scion PTM features FLIR's most advanced thermal imaging core, which the company says allows users to quickly detect objects with greater detail and offer clear vision in low-visibility conditions. Available in a 60 hertz refresh rate, the Scion PTM features 2 gigabytes of internal storage and a microSD card slot to record geotagged vid- eo or still images for later playback. www.flir.com/scion

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