Polaris motorcycle capacity to increase by five times annually soon, analyst says
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November 8, 2012
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Polaris Industries’ motorcycle capacity “will soon increase five times to 60,000-70,000 units annually,”…………… continues on Powersports Business

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Schaumburg patrol cars and motorcycles to get video systems
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Beware of the candid camera: Schaumburg police will install video systems in both their patrol cars and motorcycles in the months ahead.

CDS Office Technologies will provide 40 in-car and motorcycle video systems at a cost of $ 334,620 to Schaumburg public safety officers.

The Schaumburg Village Board approved the expenditure. According to the village, $ 299,818 comes from an Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity grant, and $ 34,802 from the Police Department’s DUI Technology Fund.

“The ultimate goal is for officer safety and evidentiary value for DUI cases,” said Deputy Chief Paul Rizzo, explaining many judges now request police video in DUI cases, something the department hasn’t been able to effectively produce in the past. The department had participated in a short-lived experiment using cameras with highly sensitive sensors that were solely focused on the driver, which was abandoned three years ago. Prior to that, the department used VHS tapes which were easily damaged.

The Panasonic Toughbook Arbitrator 360-degree system should be installed in all 36 village patrol cars and motorcycles, as well as the vehicles used by the police chief and deputy chiefs by January. They will feature a forward camera in the front of the squad, a back seat camera, and two outward-facing side cameras, as well as a rear-…………… continues on Chicago Tribune

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