Manpower meets computing power. Equipped with an augmented reality app, the camera on a cop’s mobile device becomes as indispensable as a sidearm or handcuffs. Data-overlaid video feeds on handhelds, cruiser windshields and wearable computers such as Google Glass give officers access to real-time language translation, cultural or biometric maps, floor plans and more, as well as instant identification capabilities via facial recognition software. Bolstered by powerful GPS and crowd-tracking capacities, losing a suspect now happens infrequently. Patrol patterns become organic and unpredictable as analytics inside patrol cars route officers to areas of high risk.