Law enforcement and security personal have now a bigger role to play in the fight against coronavirus. During this global crisis risks to public have mounted and important to ensure security and regulations are strictly followed has become instrumental to secure societies and reduce different risks paused nowadays.
There are guidelines to be followed coming from Center for Disease Control and law enforcement and security protocols that cascades down to all countries to ensure continuity of support on even a higher level due to COVID-19.
Recognizing signs and symptoms of COVID-19 has become a duty of everyone in the bigger and smaller societies as well as a role added to law enforcement bodies.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of COVID-19. The symptoms may include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms after exposure can appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days.
Protect yourself from exposure. Try to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other persons, particularly those exhibiting the above symptoms. Practice proper hand hygiene and do NOT touch your face with unwashed hands. Have trained EMS or EMT personnel assess any persons who are suspected of having COVID-19 and have them transported to a medical facility. Know your agencies plan for exposure control.
Taking advantage of new technology like fever detection systems, thermal body temperature cameras and the use of Artificial Intelligence in detecting coronavirus cases has become a basic need on all levels of government bodies as well as private enterprises. Along with face recognition software and IOT, the world can reduce the paused risks of COVID-19 tremendously.
Those devices and systems have been rolled out in most places and soon will become a pre-requisite of doing business or opening a retail store or managing factory employees attendance with only face detection.