Correction Officers employed by local city, county, or state government are responsible for protecting the public and providing for inmate needs and safety. The job requires correction officers to observe dangerous situations, make fast decisions, and take immediate action.
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems provide an immediate and accurate view and recording of all activity in these areas 24/7. It allows control room operators to constantly view cell blocks, corridors, outside and inside doors, and other sensitive areas. It provides them with overall pre-problem information. When needed, control room operators can send immediate additional personnel and aid when needed.
CCTV systems also provide video proof during reviews regarding complains from prisoners claiming abuse by officers. This is a common problem in sally port and booking room activities.
Covert cameras are common place in police, sherriff, prosecutor, and court interview rooms. These systems combine video with audio and become important evidence. With DVR/NDVR watermarking added to the audio/video information, it is easily proven that media has not been tampered with.
With advanced solutions, including Auto Track, motion tracking cameras, and analytic motion software systems along with an arsenal of CCTV products, Ashton Sound and Communications, along with Bosch, can provide a highly technologic solution to any situation.