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Webinar: Improving public safety with smart streetlights and LPR technology

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Register to attend this webinar on Friday, June 28, at 12 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. CT / 9 a.m. PT by completing the “Register for this Police1 Webinar” box on this page!

Cities across the U.S. are experiencing a surge in video cameras and license plate readers (LPRs) deployed for public safety. While these technologies hold promise for crime reduction and investigation, challenges exist with deployment and integration. Hear from leaders from the San Diego Police Department in how they leveraged existing streetlight infrastructure to bolster public safety, improve investigative tools, and introduced these technologies in compliance with the city’s surveillance ordinance.

MEET THE SPEAKERS:

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L - R: Captain Jeff Jordan, San Diego Police Department; Mike Grigsby, Ubicquia, Inc.

Jeffrey Jordon began his career in law enforcement in 1995 as a patrol officer with the City of Rahway, NJ. In 2001, he was visiting San Diego when he decided this was the place where he wanted to live. He was quickly hired by the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) and has remained with the department for the past 19 years. He holds the rank of Captain and works in the Chief’s Office focusing on legislative affairs and a wide-ranging field of special projects. Captain Jordon obtained his M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, and completed his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY.

Mike Grigsby is an experienced technology executive and thought leader in smart cities and digital transformation. With multiple CIO roles in public and private sectors, he’s a strategic collaborator passionate about guiding governments through digital challenges. At Ubicquia, Mike focuses on Smart Cities, Public Safety Technology and Transportation Innovation, aiming to enhance digital adoption and resident experiences. Believing in technology’s role in augmenting human experiences, he emphasizes the importance of people, processes and culture. Mike holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and has a background in electrical engineering and information management services. Residing in Kansas City, he is a proud veteran of the military and law enforcement.