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Demystifying the Convergence of LTE and LMR Networks for First Responders

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Originally aired: Thursday, December 6, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Narrowband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) networks and user radio equipment have been the cornerstone of mobile communications for First Responders for decades. The trend from traditional analog to more robust wireless broadband networks in recent years has improved the overall accessibility but questions remain on whether the new networks can provide all the required capabilities First Responders need to do their job.

Increasing demand for bandwidth intensive applications such as video, advanced mapping and analytics, alongside critical voice communications has been driving adoption of broadband LTE cellular networks, such as FirstNet.

Join our panel of industry experts for this insightful 60-minute on-demand webinar as they discuss the critical differences between LMR networks and LTE networking, how these technologies can successfully co-exist, and explore the future of critical communications for First Responders.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Current and future industry trends for LTE and LMR technologies
  • Challenges and obstacles with the convergence of technologies
  • Real-life examples of successful hybrid communication strategies for First Responders
  • Recommendations for future proofing your agency; adoption of new technologies and how to bridge the gap

Speakers:

Tony Morris, VP North American Sales, Enterprise Solutions, Sierra Wireless

Jesus Gonzalez, Analyst II, Critical Communications, IHS Markit

Ken Rehbehn, Principal Analyst, Critical Communications Insights

Andrew Seybold, Senior Partner, Andrew Seybold Inc.

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6 Key Findings of Incident Reporting

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Originally aired: Thursday, December 13, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

An exceeding number of police departments and law enforcement agencies, whose officers spend upwards of 3-4 hours a day completing incident reports and other time-sensitive paperwork*, are turning to smarter tools, such as speech recognition solutions, to help transform their police reporting workflows.

View this on-demand webinar to hear why these law enforcement professionals are embracing smarter tools to complete higher-quality reports and move mission-critical information within the CAD/RMS faster and more efficiently – all by voice.

This discussion will provide you with an understanding of:

  • What law enforcement has to say about current reporting processes
  • Why officers, especially recruits, want smarter tools to help with police paperwork
  • Why manual reporting has a negative impact on report accuracy and productivity and can hinder criminal proceedings
  • How departments can speed up data entry within the CAD/RMs and move mission-critical information more accurately and efficiently
  • How speech recognition technology can help increase officer safety and improve situational awareness and productivity on patrol
  • Why embracing smarter technology increases community visibility, and minimizes costs

Learn how your department can make incident reporting faster, safer and more complete by viewing our on-demand webinar today.


*Role of Technology in Law Enforcement Paperwork Survey 

Speakers:

Eric La Scola, Product Marketing Manager, Dragon, Nuance

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Lawyer Who Built Career on Suing Cops Gets 3 Years for Tax Evasion, Fraud

November 29, 2007  | 

Law enforcement officers across Southern California probably spent much of Tuesday smiling from ear to ear, as Los Angeles attorney Stephen G. Yagman was sentenced to three years in the federal pen.

Yagman has made a career of suing cops and law enforcement agencies on behalf of gang members, Guantanamo Bay terrorists, and other dirtbags. He was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of tax evasion, money laundering, and bankruptcy fraud.

Yagman's defense argued that his conviction was the result of officers targeting him because of his history of suing law enforcement agencies and officers.

Yagman spoke for four hours before sentencing. During the oration, the convicted attorney quoted Franz Kafka, Woody Allen, Abraham Lincoln, and Socrates. He said that the government "want(s) to scorch everything around me…destroy me." The sentencing hearing lasted an extraordinary three days.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alka Sagar shot down Yagman's defense that he was being persecuted for suing cops. "This is not because of who he is, but because he's a lawyer," Sagar told the court. "He knew full well what he was doing, and he used his knowledge of the law to commit crimes in this case."

Prosecutors had asked the judge for a sentence of nine years. The three-year sentence includes an additional two years of supervised release after he serves his prison term. He is scheduled to surrender to authorities on Jan. 15.

Yagman told the Los Angeles Times that he would appeal the verdict.

The government investigation lasted five years and involved tax liability of more than $100,000. Yagman was indicted last year on 19 counts of tax evasion, bankruptcy fraud, and money laundering.

Although Yagman painted a portrait of himself as a defender of the downtrodden, the California state bar disagrees. He has been suspended twice for charging clients "unconscionable" fees.

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Comments (5)

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dvrcop @ 11/29/2007 5:13 PM

Couldn't have happened to a better piece of #$%@

det4724 @ 11/30/2007 12:25 PM

Nice to see that justice can happen to some one that so richly deserves it! Merry Christmas to all those who he had cause hardship to in the past, "YOU SEE VIRGINIA, THERE REALLY IS A SANTA CLAUS! HO,HO,HO!"

unit83 @ 11/30/2007 12:32 PM

Chalk one up for the good guys!

bheideman1 @ 11/30/2007 4:35 PM

Only one word can describe this triumph in justice……

SWEET !!!!!

lawman40 @ 12/31/2007 6:44 PM

Think about all the cops life this guy destroyed!!

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