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South Yorkshire Police

Deploying the BlackBerry solution at South Yorkshire Police has demonstrated the value that mobile technology can provide police forces.
Sergeant Simon Davies project Manager, South Yorkshire Police.
  • Industry: Government and Public Sector
  • Region: EMEA
  • Company Size: Large
  • Solution: Mobile data access
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Challenge

  • As part of a push to get more officers out on the streets, South Yorkshire Police was keen to find a way to provide officers with access to police information and records on the move
  • It wanted to reduce time spent on station administration and streamline processes such as ‘Stop and Search’

Solution

  • BlackBerry® smartphones
  • Airpoint solution – provides secure access to police records

Benefits

  • Solution is expected to save thirty minutes per shift per officer, generating efficiency savings of £6,037,475 per year
  • Police officers spend more time in the community and less on station administration
  • Improved crime fighting as officers can photograph evidence at the scene