Technolgical advances in the law department 1950-1999

Timeline created by TSA
  • First Police Arrest and Warrent Database

    First Police Arrest and Warrent Database
    New Orleans Police Department uses vacuum operated calculator to summeriza the arrest and warrent.
  • The Hand Baton

    The Hand Baton
    Former marine events the side baton
  • The National Law Enforcement Telecomunications System

    The National Law Enforcement Telecomunications System
    A message switching facillity linking all states but Hawaii
  • Walkie Talkies Go Mainstream in Law Inforcment

    Walkie Talkies Go Mainstream in Law Inforcment
    Portable 2 way radios are used to quickly comminucate in the law enforcment.
  • AT&T creates 911

    AT&T creates 911
    An emergency number to cantact the authorites
  • The Stun Gun is Evented

    The Stun Gun is Evented
    Created by NASA resercher Jack Cover
  • First Finger Print Reader is installed at FBI

    First Finger Print Reader is installed at FBI
    Rockwell International installed the first fingerprint reader at the FBI
  • Pepper Spray Is Invented

    Pepper Spray Is Invented
    Is a chemical compound that irriates the eyes, causes pain, and can cause temporary blindness
  • 90% of Police Departments Install

    90% of Police Departments Install
    Computers are used for criminal investagtion, bugetsing, and dispatch
  • Video Surveillance Is adopted by Law Enforcement

    Video Surveillance Is adopted by Law Enforcement
    Citys install cameras to better protect their citizens