Grant provides Wrens officers with new technologies

A Wrens Police Officer makes use of the laptop newly installed in all of the department's patrol vehicles.

Thanks to a grant from the Governor’s Business office of Freeway Security the Wrens Police Department has mounted 11 notebook desktops and printers in its patrol vehicles. 

“It was a thing the office was working on in advance of I obtained listed here, but I jumped on it promptly mainly because I know the positive aspects of obtaining that kind of technological know-how,” reported Main John Maynard.  

The new tools will help shorten the time both of those officers and motorists devote roadside for the duration of visitors stops, building these stops each safer and much more effective. With the pcs officers can run tag quantities, vehicle registration data and driver’s license information and facts. 

“They can basically see a image and which is a large offer, since as we know, not all people tells the real truth,” Maynard stated. “You’re really capable to see who you are working with and notify if they have any active warrants. The understanding foundation is in the officer’s favor. With the computer system you are not going for walks in blind. You know if they have insurance coverage, you know if the tag is great. It gives you an edge.”