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Brian Cain

Brian Cain

Brian Cain is a sergeant with the Holly Springs (Ga.) Police Department, and is known as the "Millennial cop" on Twitter. He has been in law enforcement since 2000. He hosts and produces a podcast for Millennials in law enforcement.

Michael Bostic

Michael Bostic

Mike Bostic, of Raytheon Corp.'s Civil Communication Solutions group, specializes in open architecture, systems integration of communications and data programs. Mike spent 34 years with the LAPD. He managed IT and facility development, as well as the SWAT Board of Inquiry, which developed new command-and-control systems.

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How to Thank Your Dispatchers  

April 10, 2012
Our colleagues over at Dispatch Magazine have provided a bevy of nifty resources to help law enforcement agencies thank the individuals who relay mission-critical information to and from the field.
<p>Raytheon executives and guests watch a video feed provided by a cruiser-mounted camera. Photo: Raytheon</p>

Which LE Technologies Would You Want for Handling a Crisis?  

March 30, 2012
Raytheon's new Public Safety Regional Technology Center in Southern California provides an avenue for developing next-gen law enforcement technologies.
<p>Vice President Joe Biden meets with police and fire responders about the public safety broadband network. Photo: White House</p>

Federal Stimulus Bill Establishes Public Safety Broadband Network  

February 21, 2012
The federal government has agreed to establish a public safety broadband network for emergency first responders and provide funding for next-generation 911 technologies.

UCLA Research Lab Puts Emergency Responders' Needs First  

February 3, 2012
The UCLA Public Safety Network Systems Laboratory is dedicated to advancing public safety through a focus on the development of networks and operations technologies, analysis of LTE technologies, adoption of devices such as smartphones, and establishment of standards for interoperable network systems.
<p>Photo:&nbsp;<a href=&quot;;>The Daring Librarian</a></p>

Online Security for Cops  

January 24, 2012
I know we're all proud of our vocation. We want to show pride, professionalism and sometimes a little of bravado. Just keep it off the 'net!
<p>Los Angeles County Sheriff&#39;s deputies have been issued wireless fingerprint readers to quickly access records. Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

High-Tech Upgrades for Two Calif. Agencies  

December 20, 2011
In law enforcement, new technology for police forces often arrives slowly and sporadically. In California, we're seeing a critical shift to high-tech gadgetry that could be a bellwether for forces across the country.
<p>Photo: <a href=&quot;;>Joint Base Lewis McChord</a>.</p>

Next-Gen 911: Call Center of the Future  

November 2, 2011
Next-generation 911 (NG 911) is a term that refers to the transition in public safety to broadband technology and multimedia-enabled operations that will enhance 911 capabilities for call centers and first responders. NG 911 relies on the implementation of an Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet) that lets a person send video, voice and text "calls" to a call center during an emergency.

App Review: Field Contact  

October 19, 2011
Field Contact for Apple devices makes it simple to enter all pertinent ID information directly to your iPhone, including names, addresses, vehicle information, aliases, or location of incident.

Public Safety Broadband: Looking Ahead After 9/11  

September 30, 2011
Public safety officials are increasingly aware of the disconnect between technology that's available to the average consumer and technology that's available to first responders. Many lawmakers are listening and stepping up to help public safety get the wireless network and technology it needs.
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App Review: Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder  

September 28, 2011
Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder give first responders a digital alternative to the print version of the Emergency Response Guide (ERG).
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