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NYPD Cracks Down on Radio Heckling

February 25, 2013
New York City police officers who use their radio to heckle fellow officers or commanders have been docked 30 vacation days and put on disciplinary probation.

Maximizing P25 Spectrum

February 15, 2013
The APCO Project 25 (P25) Phase 2 standard is now ready for critical communications users. This further advancement of P25 was intended to improve upon the digital public safety radio communications standards used by first-responders, homeland security, emergency response professionals, and other agencies.

Ohio AG: 'Systemic Failure' Caused Cleveland Pursuit OIS

February 6, 2013
Attorney General Mike DeWine said Tuesday that a November police chase that ended with the fatal shooting of two suspects revealed a "systemic failure" of the Cleveland police department.

Wash. County Installs Tait Trunked Digital Mobile Radio Network

January 25, 2013
Tait Communications has been selected by Grant County (Wash.) Public Utility District (PUD) to install a Tier 3 Trunked Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Network.

Wis. Agency Chooses Pryme Speaker Mic

January 10, 2013
The city of Green Bay, Wis., has adopted Pryme's speaker microphone for municipal service departments, including police and parking enforcement.

Radio Equipment

December 20, 2012

Keep the lines of communication open with the help of new radio gear. View this gallery of products from leading vendors for law enforcement. Photos courtesy of vendors.

Next-Gen L.A. County Communications System Moves Forward

December 18, 2012
A joint powers authority will receive bids in January for the initial phase of a pioneering communications system that would, for the first time, allow Los Angeles County's 34,000 first responders and 17,000 second responders to talk with each other.

Early Moments of Conn. Shooting Heard In Dispatch Audio

December 14, 2012
Police and fire units responding to Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday detained a juvenile suspect, located the shooter's weapons, and began setting up an incident command center, dispatch audio reveals.

Harris Corp.'s InTouch RPC-200 Smartphone

November 23, 2012

Like all other Android smartphones, the InTouch can also run apps, including Harris' BeOn push-to-talk app. Unlike other smartphones, the InTouch is designed to survive rough duty.

10 Things Officers Want to Tell Dispatchers

November 7, 2012

Previously, POLICE Magazine shared some things that dispatchers always wanted officers to know. This time, the shoe is on the other foot, and we allow field units to give dispatchers some advice.

Missing Boy Found with Help from App

November 2, 2012
An 18-year-old boy with special needs went missing from his school, but was quickly found because of a push notification sent out by the Clare County Sheriff's Department on their AppArrest mobile phone app.

C4i Brings Mobile Comm System To IACP

October 13, 2012
The C-OTM, which was initially introduced at the APCO show in August, is "a flyaway kit, which is the core dispatch unit condensed into a lightweight case that does everything the desktop does," said Brad Kay, C4i's president.

Motorola Gives $15 Million to Police Museum

October 11, 2012
The funding provided by Motorola Solutions will help support the museum, which will tell the story of American law enforcement through interactive exhibits, historical artifacts, research, and diverse educational programming. The contribution announced today brings the total to $18 million that Motorola Solutions and the Motorola Solutions Foundation have provided to support the museum’s public education effort.

Raytheon's Communications Upgrade Assists Interoperability

October 5, 2012
Raytheon has partnered with Twisted Pair Solutions to help first responders communicate on a variety of hand-held devices. Police, fire and emergency rescue workers will be able to communicate with each other no matter what device they are using.

Bury Technologies Introduces CP1100 Car Phone

October 5, 2012
The CP1100 offers up to a 2.3-watt signal boost, 2.8-inch display screen, large illuminated keys, voice dialing, voice control of menu functions, magic word, text message display, text to speech, phone book display, and call list.

inReach Personal Satellite Device

September 30, 2012
DeLorme's inReach is an affordable rugged satellite communicator offering two-way personal text messaging with delivery confirmation, SOS alerting, and Follow-Me/Find-Me tracking and location that operates over the Iridium satellite network.

Chrysler Develops Dashboard Screen for LAPD

September 28, 2012
Chrysler has installed 12.1-inch screens into two Dodge Charger patrol cars for the Los Angeles Police Department that significantly reduce the amount of police equipment in the cockpit.

Hobbling Our Investigations

September 18, 2012

Some elected officials seem compelled to introduce legislation aimed at protecting the rights of suspected criminals while impeding our investigations.

3 Things You Want Dispatchers To Know

September 17, 2012
Communication is a two-way street. We asked several officers for three things they want dispatchers to know, as a companion piece to our September feature, "10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know."

10 Things Dispatchers Want You to Know

September 13, 2012

The emergency dispatcher is the police officer's lifeline out in the field: coordinating resources, making notifications, running checks, and getting you help when and where you need it. When your butt is on the line, so is theirs.

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