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ShotSpotter is the global leader in gunfire detection and location technology providing the most trusted, scalable and reliable gunfire alert and analysis available today.


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ShotSpotter is the global leader in gunfire detection and location technology providing the most trusted, scalable and reliable gunfire alert and analysis available today.

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ShotSpotter’s own gunfire data also showed a significant increase in retail area shootings, rising 42 percent from 2019 to 2020 in areas with ShotSpotter coverage.
Gunshot Detection

Shotspotter expands into retail sector as violent incidents at retail locations rise

March 30, 2021
Gunshot incidents up 40% in 2020 as the company now offers outdoor detection for U.S.-based stores and malls
Alarms & Monitoring

ShotSpotter release report that reveals a dramatic rise of 48 percent in gunshot incidents during 2020

Jan. 7, 2021
New Year’s eve logs 12,266 gunshot alerts in 24 hours; nearly double the three-year average
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A recent audit concluded that the risk of voice surveillance from ShotSpotter's gunshot detection solution is extremely low.
Gunshot Detection

NYU Policing Project privacy audit determines ShotSpotter presents extremely low risk of voice surveillance

Aug. 2, 2019
Company has also implemented actions recommended in the report to make its solution even more privacy protective
The tool provides valuable data on the location, sequence and timing of each round fired in a gun shooting incident and is designed to enable investigators to conduct better interviews of witnesses, suspects and victims, as well as lead to better collection of evidence. The new ILS is now available from the mobile, web or desktop versions of the ShotSpotter Respond app to assist officers on scene responding to a gunshot alert.
Gunshot Detection

ShotSpotter's new crime-scene tool

April 30, 2019
Solution will aid in evidence collection and supports crime scene interviews
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Buyer's Guide

ShotSpotter Mobile

Jan. 17, 2017
ShotSpotter Mobile Category: Gunshot DetectionAvailability: Google play; iTunesDescription: Helps law enforcement agencies by directing police to the precise location of illegal...

Articles & News

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Alarm Systems & Intrusion Detection

Tech Trends: Hearing is Believing

Feb. 13, 2018
A closer look at the a few of the hot gunshot detection products on the market

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