FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

DrugTest 5000 - Draeger Safety Diagnostics Inc
In the past, roadside drug screening has been difficult because it involved the...

Exclusive Webinar!

Originally aired: June 17, 2014  ‚óŹ 2PM EST

View Webinar Archive Here

Integrated Law Enforcement Complements and Completes Law Enforcement Capabilities

Discover how the combination of intelligence analysis, lead generation, agency collaboration, and communications integration can help you uncover issues faster and take action sooner. Learn how innovative IBM law enforcement solutions can extend the capabilities within your organization to deal with new and emerging threats, improve officer safety, reduce criminal activity, and protect the public. 

Join IBM industry expert Stephen Dalzell and members from the MDPD, IT and homeland security departments of the Miami Dade police department to hear more!

Click here to view archive

 

Product News

Senate Extends Interoperable Communications Grants Deadline

October 16, 2009  | 

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International today applauded the Senate's passage of a bill that will extend the current spending deadline for the Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) grant program to 2012. The PSIC program was originally established by Congress to provide one-time funding of $1 billion to state and local governments toward achieving interoperability among first responders.

"The public safety communications community continues to be constrained by financial issues as well as time constraints when it comes to technological progress," APCO International executive director George Rice said. "APCO International is pleased Congress has recognized the importance of this program in achieving interoperability."

"APCO International again thanks Sen. Rockefeller and Sen. Hutchison for their leadership in prioritizing this vital public safety issue," APCO International director of legislative affairs Yucel Ors said. "We look forward to continuing to work with them, as well as their colleagues in the House, to secure final passage of this critical extension."

APCO International continues to urge Congress to fully fund the follow-on to the one-time PSIC funding, entitled the Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program (IECGP), at its maximum authorization level of $400 million for fiscal year 2011.

Tags: Interoperability, Communications

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

LAPD Not Sufficiently Checking Patrol Car Videos for Officer Misconduct, Audit Finds
The Los Angeles Police Commission's civilian watchdog has faulted police supervisors for...
Firing of Milwaukee Officer Upheld by Police Commission
Milwaukee's police chief was justified in firing a white officer who killed a black man...
WatchGuard Video Awarded Second Patent on HiFi Microphone
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently notified WatchGuard Video that they have...
San Diego Police Body Camera Report: Fewer Complaints, Less Use of Force
The use of body cameras by San Diego police has led to fewer complaints by residents and...
Virus Affects Baltimore PD Computers
A virus has slowed Baltimore police's computer system but police say it doesn't affect any...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine