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Event safety should move beyond crowd control

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Why move beyond crowd control?

All-round visibility means greater safety

‘Having the app meant that when we were standing, waiting for the peloton, we could keep a check on where it was, how far away it was.’

Brian Slater - Community Member, West Yorkshire
More safety

More safety

For riders and spectators, with no barriers



Needed clearer view of all police vehicles’ position at all times



Wanted to deliver a successful, world-class event

Early warning

Early warning

To avoid unexpected blockages when peloton passes

What makes event safety so difficult?

‘We can’t be everywhere, all the time.’

Mark Milsom - Assistant Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police

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How technology expands horizons for police service

Live-tracking app for complete visibility

‘A bird’s eye view of the event is vital for policing.’

Mark Milsom - Assistant Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police


GPS tracker on every police vehicle



Real-time online map of police vehicle locations



Multiple vehicles and multiple police forces



Live availability of race position for spectators

Transforming policing in a digital world with...

Digital infrastructure

Digital infrastructure

Processed real-time data on police vehicle locations; presented on live-tracking website.

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Workspaces for tomorrow

Digital workplace

Position of police vehicles visible on all mobile devices.

Learn how you can embrace your employee workstyles with digital workplace.

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Cyber security


100% system availability during the race and protection of website and data.

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