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Targeting Gunshots with Acoustic Sensors

The ability to locate a shooting quickly can help police catch bad guys and save lives. In Richmond, California, acoustic...

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The ability to locate a shooting quickly can help police catch bad guys and save lives. In Richmond, California, acoustic gunfire detection is doing just that. With acoustic sensors distributed around the city, dispatchers can use the sound of gunfire to pinpoint where a shooting happened, the number of shots fired, and even the kind of gun that was used.

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