LAPD Pioneers High-Tech Crime-Fighting ‘War Room’

CBS Los Angeles | Feb 8, 2012

The LAPD is fighting crime from a high-tech war room that gives it eyes all over the city. The surveillance hub is now a model for police forces around the world and KCAL9 got an exclusive tour inside from Chief Charlie Beck.

“We are targets on our own soil,” says Beck. “We have to be ready.”

What began as a grass roots idea following the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now a state-of-the-art real-time analysis critical response center. It’s called RACR, and it’s located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.

“This is a system that cuts through the red tape, that gets information to the people that need it,” says Chief Beck. He calls it “the brains of the department, twenty-four/seven.”

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1 Comment on "LAPD Pioneers High-Tech Crime-Fighting ‘War Room’"

  1. Just keeps getting better and better doesn’t it! Max Keiser has it right, the Fourth Reich has risen! Picture that recently surfaced showing the Marine snipers with the SS symbol below the American flag prove it! People have no concept of the depth of iniquity!

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