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Trimble's eCitation Increases Productivity for Pennsylvania Police Department

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that the Bethlehem Township Police Department, which consists of 34 sworn officers serving over 20,000 people in Pennsylvania, has implemented the Trimble® eCitation ticketing solution to increase productivity for officers and clerical staff.

"Working closely with the Bethlehem Township Police Department, our team smoothly transitioned the agency from a manual to an electronic citation process," said Bill Martin, general manager for Trimble Public Safety. "Now our customer can reduce the amount of time patrol officers spend hand writing tickets and optimize operations in the field."

Trimble Public Safety automated the department's state approved citation, traffic warning notice and accident information exchange forms. The eCitation solution was tested in three police cruisers for several months before implementing the solution in 16 vehicles. The completed citation is automatically submitted to the agency's records management system, eliminating the need for clerks to manually enter the data.

"Electronic citation is the solution that our technology savvy officers long desired and our traditional officers welcome," said Corporal Shaun M. Powell of the Bethlehem Township Police Department. "Our department now has an easy-to-use solution that issues multiple tickets and has led to an increase of patrol and traffic enforcement activities."

About Trimble's Public Safety Group

Trimble's Public Safety Group was formed through the combination of The Omega Group, Visual Statement and Advanced Public Safety. Known for innovative solutions such as CrimeView® Dashboard, EdgeFx, and eCitation—Trimble Public Safety's easy-to-use solutions support the work of law enforcement in the U.S. and Canada. More than 900 agencies use Trimble's public safety solutions to improve agency operations from command to patrol, analyze complex data to prevent current and emerging crimes as well as generate reports and visuals to enable analysis and investigations.

To learn more, visit:  www.trimblepublicsafety.com.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calf.

 
 
Media Contact:   LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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