31 Dec '17, 9pm

Police debut high-tech gear for Marina Bay Countdown security operations

A new Division Command Vehicle (DCV), one of two such vehicles acquired by the police, was also deployed in the Clarke Quay area. Typically stationed in the vicinity of a prolonged incident, such as a riot or hostage situation, the DCV is equipped with a 360-degree full-HD p an–tilt–zoom camera that can view incidents up to 150m away, as well as an external briefing area and police systems for command and control. For instance, the camera can zoom into the crowd during a situation and identify the ringleader amid a group of troublemakers. The vehicle is able to house around three to six officers and takes minutes to set up, about an hour less than the bigger Forward Command Vehicles (FCVs) that the police have been using since 2009. The FCV, similar in size to a regular bus, takes up three times its size when fully extended. As such, the vehicle will pose difficulties when...

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