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Jed Pressgrove

Jed Pressgrove, a staff writer at Government Technology magazine, has been a writer and editor for about 15 years. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in sociology from Mississippi State University.

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Jul 31

Responsibility, Collaboration Key to Drone Deployments

As drones are more commonly used by first responders, public safety personnel, watchdogs and observers discuss how working together is key to maintaining residents’ trust.
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May 21

City Blazes Unique Path to High-Speed Internet

Years ago, Gonzales couldn't get a good broadband deal for its residents. After aggressively taking initiative in a variety of ways, the city can now connect any household to high-speed Internet.
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Dec 20

Drone Group Homes in on Public Safety, Civil Liberties

Los Angeles' police and fire agencies are among the founding members of the working group, which seeks to clarify rules and protocols for drones being used in public safety, newsgathering and other functions.
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Nov 11

With RFQ, Carlsbad Seeks 'Innovative' Digital Transformation

Seeking deep digital change, officials in Southern California's Carlsbad issued a request for qualifications, in an effort to be less prescriptive and simply state their challenge for technology providers to consider.
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