The computer has become an indispensable tool for law enforcement officers. In-car laptops have replaced two-way radios for the transmission of sensitive information, such as crime-scene details and suspect identities. The computers have also allowed departments to automate some functions, such as license plate or warrant checks, that used to require the assistance of a dispatcher. As useful as the computer is, it's also a threat to officer safety and just one more item in an already crowded passenger compartment. In the event of a collision, the laptop and support used in most patrol cars can cause serious injury, especially in jurisdictions with two-officer patrols, such as the Los Angeles Police Department. When the LAPD wanted to unclutter their cruisers, engineers from Chrysler Group’s Uconnect brand were there to help with an innovative connectivity solution. “We saw a clear opportunity to adapt our easy-to-use Uconnect interface for the benefit..
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