Citywise Vancouver / May 26, 2015

Speakers:

Detective Constable Caedmon Nash – Vancouver Police Department George N Turner, Police Chief of Atlanta

Special Constable Ryan Prox – Vancouver Police Department

John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada

 

As more cities continue to use video surveillance to capture a bird’s-eye view of the activities that are happening in their cities, they are seeing value from collaborating with citizens and businesses to deliver a holistic view of city security.

During Citywise Vancouver, Detective Constable Caedmon Nash of the Vancouver Police Department explained how the department collaborated with citizens and local businesses who captured video of the rioters and looters during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Through this collaboration, and the ‘eye-in-the-sky’ video surveillance approach, the Vancouver Police department was able to have a wide variety of video angels which allowed them to effectively prosecute 95% of the rioters