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...

Security Policy and the Cloud

Ask The Expert

Mark Rivera

FBI-CJIS Security Policy Compliance Officer

Mark Rivera, Customer Retention Manager and CJIS Security Compliance Officer with Vigilant Solutions, served for sixteen years with the Maryland State Police, retiring at the rank of First Sergeant with thirteen of those years at the supervisory and command level. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and Secret clearance through the FBI, Baltimore.

No upcoming webinars scheduled

Product News

Los Angeles Sheriff Adds Mobile Data Computer System From Raytheon

September 12, 2010  | 

Raytheon Co. has been awarded a $19.9 million contract to supply a mobile data computer system to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, the largest sheriff's department in the world.

The Raytheon system will significantly improve data rates from the old system, enabling LASD to extend its desktop capabilities and applications to the vehicles.

For the first time, the department's vehicle systems will have access to applications such as the Sheriff's Data Network, mug-shot downloads, fingerprint programs, geo-positioning systems, e-mail, and Internet access.

"This mobile data computer system will improve the capabilities of the department by allowing deputies to quickly share information more efficiently in the field, resulting in a safer environment for the deputies and the public," said Bill Iannacci, director of Civil Communications, Raytheon Network Centric Systems. "In addition, our relationship with LASD is off to a great start as a result of last month's successful program kick off."

Under the terms of the contract, Raytheon will replace the LASD's existing mobile digital terminals with mobile data computers. The new system will enhance the knowledge, support, services and safety of patrol deputies by migrating data communications from the current private network to a commercial wireless broadband service.

"The new mobile data computer solution will be the foundation for our future," said Captain Scott Edson, who commands the Sheriff's Department Communications and Fleet Management Bureau. "The solution provided by Raytheon will increase the knowledge of the deputy in the field, support our tradition of service to the public, and improve officer safety."

The LASD serves Los Angeles County, an area of more than 4,000 square miles and a population of more than 10 million.

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

NYPD Commissioner Says Police Plagued by People Filming Arrests
The United States is suffering from an "epidemic" of people recording law enforcement...
Streamlight Unveils 18650 Lithium Ion Battery and Charger
The two-bay cradle can charge one or two Streamlight 18650 Li-Ion battery in as little as...
LexisNexis and SunGard Announce Electronic Crash Reporting Solution
The SunGard RMS-LexisNexis Police Reports integration creates a combined online platform...
Tennessee Adds Envisage's Training and Compliance Program to Statewide Catalog
This contract adds Envisage's software to the statewide software and services catalog at a...
Imtradex to Announce New Discreet Communication Tools for Law Enforcement
OnGuard-Solutions from Imtradex allow for absolutely interference-free covert...

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