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Rockwell Collins' iForce System Increases Situational Awareness for Officers

February 10, 2011
Rockwell Collins' iForce system, which was unveiled at IACP 2010, allows officers to control radio, electronics and computer functions in their patrol vehicle using a single interface.

Raytheon and UCLA To Establish Center for Public Safety Network Systems

February 3, 2011
The mission of the UCLA-ITA Public Safety Network Systems Center is to bring together academia, industry and public safety agencies to provide technical leadership, a collaborative forum for research, and to establish standards for public safety networks.

Raytheon To Open Public Safety Regional Technology Center

January 24, 2011
For the RTC, Raytheon is creating a research capability tailored to public safety needs and is forming a consortium of communications experts from across academia, industry and the public safety community.

Think Twice Before You Key That Mic

January 12, 2011
The mere fact that an officer broadcasts that a person of a particular racial background and gender was involved in a crime simultaneously accomplishes two things: It puts one group of potential suspects on cops' radars while effectively eliminating another.

C4i Upgrades SwitchPlusIP To Manage Radio Calls

December 29, 2010
The latest version of SwitchPlusIP builds on the personal phone book and other features introduced earlier this year to provide a radio activity log, integrated voting, and remote control of Tait TB8100 radios.

California PD's On-Body Recorder Captures Audio, Video, and Photos

December 29, 2010
The Fortuna PD deployed the communications device as "a crucial risk-management tool that is integrated into an officer's portable radio microphone." The agency purchased four VIDMIC devices with funding from a U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant.

Remote Surveillance System

December 22, 2010
Kenwood USA's new wireless site-surveillance solution built on the digital NEXEDGE radio platform is designed to transmit images from video cameras in remote sites for easy and economical monitoring of events such as flooding and rockslides.

Give Smartphones To Field Cops

December 16, 2010
Once these decision-makers accept what field cops instinctively know — that smartphones are the future — public safety departments will move quickly to adopt technologies that already exist.

Doing It In the Dark

November 30, 2010
Academies love to train you under perfect well-lit conditions; the FTO loves to train you under the adverse conditions. Take your skills to new and higher levels. Go practice in the dark.

Pryme Radio Brings Next-Gen GPS-4100P GPS Speaker Mic

November 24, 2010
The device can send data reports over any uncompressed voice radio channel, allowing the dispatch operator to monitor the locations of officers in the field.

DOJ Provides More than $17 Million to LE Technology Centers

October 28, 2010
The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced that more than $17 million in Fiscal Year 2010 funding was awarded to seven Department of Justice Technology Centers of Excellence (COE). The Centers of Excellence serve as the nation's authoritative resource for law enforcement and corrections officers and practitioners.

Motorola APX 6000 P25 Portable Radio

October 7, 2010
The new Motorola APX 6000 P25 portable radio is reportedly the smallest P25 Phase 2 TDMA capable radio on the market. Despite its compact form factor, the APX 6000 features a high-contrast color display. The system offers mission critical wireless and GPS tracking. Dual mic noise suppression on the APX 6000, makes it suitable for operations in high noise environments.

PRYMEBLU Bluetooth Adapters

October 6, 2010
Pryme Radio's PRYMEBLU Bluetooth adapters pair with Motorola radios, can be used with off-the-shelf Bluetooth headsets and remember paired connections when the radio is off. Users can link multiple devices, such as an officer's two-way radio and cell phone, to a single headset. If the radio device has priority, calls won't be missed.

Upgraded SuperMic

September 30, 2010
Setcom Corp. has upgraded a portable-only wired version of one of its most popular products for motorcycle officers, the SuperMic. Available in two models, the SuperMic can be used with or without a public address system and it is backward compatible with Setcom's standard helmet kits.

N.C. County Buys Motorola P25 Radio System

September 24, 2010
Dare County, N.C., and the Motorola Solutions business of Motorola has announced the county is preparing for installation of a new $7 million 800 MHz Motorola ASTRO 25 release 7.8 digital radio system this year that will allow public safety agencies countywide to talk with each other as well as other agencies on the state's VIPER Radio System.

Alarm Industry Supports Public Safety Broadband Bill

September 22, 2010
The National Association of State Technology Directors and the Alarm Industry Communications Committee joined the Public Safety Alliance's endorsement of S.B. 3756, which would allocate the so-called D-Block spectrum to public safety and provide funding for the development of a nationwide interoperable public safety broadband network.

Electronic Privacy on the Job

September 3, 2010

Increasingly, law enforcement agencies issue electronic communication and information equipment to employees for their use in performing official duties. Access to and use and monitoring of the information stored or transmitted by means of such devices may be subject to a variety of employer policies, state and federal statutes, constitutional provisions, and case law.

A Case for Communications Training

August 27, 2010
Should regular training be required on communications equipment and the procedures for using it? Consider these four topics for annual training.

Federal Bill Would Bring $70 Million for Public Safety Communications Gear

August 5, 2010
Federal legislation introduced by a California congresswoman in late July would authorize $70 million in grants to provide first-responders devices capable of the highest-speed transmissions of data, voice, and video services over the Internet.

Harris Corp. Introduces New Radio Features at APCO

August 2, 2010
Harris Corp. unveiled enhancements to its mobile and portable radio solutions designed to improve ease-of-use and enhance functionality for users who depend on mobile radios.
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