On November 29, 2023, the Emporia Police Department, in conjunction with Flock Safety held its first “Emporia SAFE” community meeting educating the public about Flock Safety and the Emporia Police Department’s community camera sharing program. The highlight of the evening came at the end of the presentation when representative from Rosie’s Gaming Emporium presented Chief Ricky Pinksaw and the Emporia Police Department with a donation in the amount of $10,000.00 to be utilized to purchase the Flock Condor PTZ live stream camera that will expand the Emporia Police Department’s Flock Safety footprint.
The Emporia Police Department has recently implemented Flock Safety’s Falcon automated license plate reader, the Raven gunshot audio detection device, the Condor PTZ live stream cameras and the Flock OS system which integrates all the products together to assist the Emporia Police Department in its efforts to reduce and eliminate crime in the city. The Emporia SAFE program is a new public safety program enabling the people of Emporia to keep their community safe. Shane McGregor, Territory Sales Manager for Flock Safety gave a comprehensive background about Flock Safety and discussed the numerous products that Flock Safety provides to communities. Citizen participation will enhance emergency preparedness by enabling police, fire, and public safety professionals to better assess and rapidly respond to criminal activity and emergency situations. It will also enable detectives to easily gather evidence in the case of an incident.
The Emporia Police Department would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to Jeremy Callahan, General Manager and Rosie’s Gaming Emporium on their generous donation of $10,000 through the Rosie’s Gives Back program and will utilize their donation to reduce the incidence of crime and enhance the quality of life for the people of Emporia as part of the Emporia Police Department’s Real-Time Crime and Intelligence Center.