Being a retired police officer and and iPhone aficionado I always find myself thinking how apps could have helped me do my job better as a cop. As a police officer you are constantly presented with new situations to have to investigate and hence the need for information. There are also times when communicating documents, evidence, etc would be awesome other than by voice only. First aid is another area that can be taught to police, but ultimately there are so many medical situations a portable reference guide would be great. And what about a mobile “Swiss Army Knife?” Below I showcase 4 Top Rated iPhone Apps for Cops!
Probably one of the best tools a cop could have on their mobile phone is Google Mobile. You can search by voice, type in your desired search parameters and experience the very best search results on earth. Specifically, these results are targeted geographically, which is even more relevant for police. There are additionally, a bunch of Google services in the app like Gmail, Google Docs, etc..
All in 1 ToolKit ProCost: $0.99 Category: Business Developer: Kdan Mobile Software
An application that is super useful now as it would be for any road warrior (cops included) is the All In 1 Tool Kit Pro. There are 31 different single programs in one combined application. Spell checker, unit converter, language translator, zip code finder, tip calculator, find my location, and best of all “police sound” complete with blue and red flashing lights (awesome). There is plenty more to this tool too numerous to list in this review.
Pocket Scanner – Documents on the go Cost: $0.99 Category: Business Developer: Kdan Mobile Software
Communicating information, specifically documents on the fly can be a critical part of a law enforcement investigation. This application allows you to take images off your current from your phones library or from a new image capture. You can enhance your images, lock them, and email them effortlessly. There is much more to this mobile tool than meets the eye and that has been explained in this review. A must have for field officers who stumble upon a document intensive investigation or just want to compare a drivers license.
Title: SAS Survival Guide Cost: $6.99 Category: Lifestyle Developer: Trellisys.net
The SAS Survival Guide application is one of the best tools you can have on your smartphone as a first responder. There are multiple features in this application specifically for critical incidents such as terrorism that may occur in urban areas. While not all law enforcement officers work in urban areas is also information regarding rural areas. The most important part of this application is the first aid information. There is a tremendous amount of first aid information for first responders.
These are but a few Top Rated iPhone Apps that you will find in the iTunes Store. CM
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