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Colorado Department Selects Sierra Wireless for Mobile Communications

November 14, 2014
The Westminster (Colo.) Police Department has deployed Sierra Wireless InMotion Solutions to provide wired and wireless connectivity for its fleet.

Zetron's New Program Helps Public Safety Agencies Finance Equipment

November 12, 2014
Zetron's recent partnership with Government Capital Corporation gives public safety agencies an affordable and flexible way to purchase new equipment.

Motorola APX 7000L: Two Radios in One

August 29, 2014

Motorola Solutions is preparing for the future with its new hybrid LMR/cellular data radio. The Motorola APX 7000L Multiband Radio with LTE is an upgrade of the company's popular digital P25 APX 7000 radio handset that will receive LTE data signals over a yet-to-be-disclosed nationwide cellular carrier and, when it comes online, FirstNet.

Nokia Networks and Harris Corp. Launch LTE Coverage Solution

August 6, 2014
Nokia's and Harris' new public safety "solution on wheels" is designed to enable 4G/LTE coverage and capacity in one hour or less for first responders in disaster areas or rural emergency situations.

Police Product Test: Motorola Mission Critical Bluetooth Earpiece

May 16, 2014

Motorola's new Mission Critical Bluetooth Earpiece is what I would call the cutting edge of communications equipment. It thoroughly addresses both of the problems I had with my first rig.

Tait Enable Suite Helps Manage Radio Fleets

May 7, 2014
Tait Communications has released Tait Enable, a suite of management tools and middleware that offers a solution for network and fleet management.

Cell Phones on Duty

March 17, 2014

Most cops can readily agree a cell phone is perhaps the best new tool an officer can have during his or her patrol shift. Whether it is used to call a victim, a barricaded suspect, or a detective on a major case, a cell phone is a vital asset to the patrol officer.

BTH-SPM100 Speaker Microphone

December 20, 2013
This Bluetooth-enabled version of the popular SPM-100 Observer connects to any PrymeBLU Radio Adapter, is lightweight, small, and features simple controls for easy operation

Officer Connectivity On Display at APCO

August 27, 2013
On-body video systems, broadband LTE networks and hardware, P25 Phase 2 radios and even biometric monitoring systems are entering the market at a rapid clip to help law enforcement officers gather intelligence and quickly process that information in a command center.

COPsync Rolls Out Emergency Alerting Nationwide

August 22, 2013
The new alert service, called COPsync911, will allow school personnel throughout the United States to send alerts directly to the closest law enforcement officers during an emergency.

L.A. County Picks Motorola for P25 Digital Radio System

August 21, 2013
The Los Angeles County joint-powers authority planning an interoperable communications system selected Motorola Solutions to develop a P25 digital radio system to pair with a public broadband system that will be developed separately.

Detroit Police Radio System Crashes Again

August 21, 2013
The Detroit Police Department's communications system crashed and remained inoperable for much of the day Tuesday, marking the second time this summer the system has failed.

U.S. Marshals Service Lose Track of Thousands of Radios

July 23, 2013
Several marshals have expressed concern about the prospect of criminals getting hold of the missing radios and using them to gain intelligence on law enforcement activities.

Oakland Union: 'No Confidence' In Radio System

June 17, 2013
Several Oakland City Council members agreed to delay spending $3 million to upgrade the emergency communications system after the patrol union blasted the system.

Mobilicom Introduces Handheld 4G Communications Device

May 17, 2013
Israel-based Mobilicom has introduced the MCU-30, a miniaturized 4G mobile wireless IP communications device designed for public safety and homeland security that creates a secure and private broadband network.

First White Space Broadband Network Uses Carlson Gear

April 23, 2013
Carlson Wireless and Cal.net have deployed the nation's first independently funded commercial-grade TV White Space (TVWS) broadband network in California's Gold Country area, according to Carlson.

Albuquerque's Real Time Crime Center

April 22, 2013
The sworn officers who assist civilian dispatchers and analysts in the Albuquerque Police Department's new Real-Time Crime Center typically rotate into the assignment after they've been placed on injured, restricted or light duty.

P25 Systems: Harris Corp.'s Enhanced Failsoft with Security

March 29, 2013
The term "failsoft" refers to any failover condition that causes a digital trunked radio system to not trunk. This is most commonly caused by a loss of the control channel that subscriber radios use when communicating to the towers to assign a resource.

Trends In Tactical Headsets

March 24, 2013

The evolution of tactical headsets has been a significant one. Within the past couple of years alone, we've seen great improvements in technology that affect some of the most important functions of a good unit: strong sound quality, comfort, and resilience.

Pryme Upgrades SPM-2200 Trooper II Mic

March 22, 2013
Pryme Radio has released an upgraded SPM-2200 Trooper II speaker microphone with an enhanced waterproof rating (IP57), so it can be submerged in water up to 3 meters deep for up to 30 minutes, the company announced.
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