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NYPD Says FCC's Public Safety Broadband Network Plan Falls Short

February 25, 2010
The New York Police Department's Deputy Chief Charles Dowd called the FCC's plan "a red herring," because it doesn't give first-responders the kind of access that's needed during a crisis.

Creating a Public Safety Broadband Network

February 25, 2010

The National Broadband Plan will be released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in March, and is expected to include a request for congressional funding to create a public safety communications network for police and fire agencies. Who will pay for the building out of this network is still an open question. To help explain how this topic relates to officers, POLICE Magazine spoke with Harris Corp., one of the leading suppliers of two-way radios to LE.

Daniels Electronics Receives its Largest Single Order - $6.5 Million

February 16, 2010
Daniels Electronics Ltd., a global supplier of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) radio equipment, has received the largest single purchase order in the company's 60 year history - $6.5 Million US.

IRS Selects Harris Corp.'s Multi-Band Radios

February 8, 2010
The Internal Revenue Service will begin using Harris Corp.'s line of multi-band radios under a new contract allowing the company to provide radios to various federal agencies, the company announced.

Miami-Dade PD's Fusion Center Coordinates Super Bowl Info Sharing

February 5, 2010
Solution seamlessly integrates 64 agencies, facilitating preventive analysis and situational awareness, which contributed to improved real-time decision making.

Military Mobile Apps Could Protect Urban Areas As Well

February 4, 2010
Imagine a 10-officer team staking out a group of suspects from several locations simultaneously. Now, imagine the supervisor and team can observe each others' movements, simultaneously communicate via text message and call up a map of an entire building that suspects are about to enter.

Corrections Communications

January 31, 2010

Inmates' abundance of creativity keeps correctional organizations busy finding countermeasures and inventing new technology to keep the prisons secure and the staff and inmates safe.

Blackbox Two-Way Radio

January 5, 2010
Klein Electronics' new easy-to-install Blackbox Series two-way radio features 100 channels, optional field programmability, alpha-numeric display, narrow and wide band option, alarm/stun/two-tone/five-tone settings, and conventional network scalability.

EF Johnson FIPS 140-2 Validated Software Compatible with Intel Wireless Adapters

January 4, 2010
EF Johnson Technologies' secure client software is now compatible with the Intel WLAN chipset and available for federal customers.

IACP 2009: Best of Show

December 22, 2009

Here's a quick look at some of the latest and greatest products that caught the eyes of our staff as they walked the aisles of the show.

Where the Job Is Better Nowadays

December 15, 2009
Once upon a time you had to use your radio to run subjects for wants and warrants. Now, you can run as many subjects as you want. As if that wasn't enough, license plate recognition systems can alert you for warrants.

Why Does My Mobile Phone Have Thousands of Apps, But Not My Radio?

December 14, 2009
I can't begin to count the times police and fire personnel have asked me why their cell phones have thousands of applications, yet their radios have none. The simple answer is that we, as public safety professionals, have not required it.

Thales's Liberty Multiband Radio Provides Trunking Interoperability

November 30, 2009
Thales Communications, Inc., announced today that its Liberty multiband land mobile radio (LMR) successfully completed trunking interoperability testing, meeting the requirements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP).

Witness Interview System

November 19, 2009
The ParMarLow Witness Interview System allows for prompting the interviewer without interrupting the interview. The line of questioning can be directed without alerting the suspect. The short range (100 to 200 feet) of the system keeps the transmissions in house. Used with the ParMarLow WR-PWRx07 Wireless Earpiece, the suspect is unaware that the interviewer is receiving information from the investigative team.

EF Johnson Awarded $3.3 Million First Responder Radio System Contract

November 12, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at $3.3 million. The Company will provide its innovative Hybrid IP25 system, the first Project 25 compliant infrastructure system that will enable first responder two-way radio calls to roam between trunked and conventional systems.

Bring Battlefield Communications To Law Enforcement

November 6, 2009
At a recent trade show, I spoke with many in law enforcement about reliance on radio towers for data systems. Based on my experience with radio systems in use by the military for more than a decade, I suggested we don't really need "towers" as public safety knows them today.

PDSI Adds 17 Users Of Its Communications Software

October 20, 2009
The departments signed on to use TeleStaff, a system designed to reduce the time, resources, and overall cost associated with scheduling and communicating to employees.

Senate Extends Interoperable Communications Grants Deadline

October 16, 2009
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.

Harris Corp.'s Technology Used For Public Safety Communications During G-20

October 16, 2009
Using Harris technology, the Pennsylvania's STARNet system allowed federal agencies, state and local police — along with Allegheny County, the city of Pittsburgh and emergency medical personnel — to use a single communications tool.

Tactical Headsets: 2009

August 31, 2009

The use of headsets is prevalent in all law enforcement operations. And whether the needs are tactical or administrative, cops all want the same things from a  headset: clear communications, comfort, and durability.

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