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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.

Surviving Armed Assaults

August 28, 2009

In this cast, Lawrence Kane describes an effective technique for handcuffing an out-of-control suspect. The martial arts instructor and author of "Surviving Armed Assaults" also gives you one surefire thing to say to a belligerent person to help you gain control of the situation without needing to get physical. Kane's book has been praised by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman as an effective tool to gain greater awareness, defend against various weapons and manage the aftermath of violence.

Waiting for a Public Safety Broadband Network

August 27, 2009
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International hosted a town hall meeting earlier this month during their annual conference in Las Vegas that updated the law enforcement community about the effort to obtain a public safety broadband network.

APCO Leadership Hosts Town Hall on 700-MHz Broadband

August 19, 2009
APCO International hosted a town hall meeting on the FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Notice Seeking Comment on Petitions for Waivers to Deploy 700-MHz Public Safety Broadband Networks during its 75th Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas.

Veteran Speaker/Microphone

August 19, 2009
Klein Electronics' Veteran Military Grade Speaker/Microphone features an emergency PTT button on the side of the unit. Additionally, this fully insulated unit includes a 3.5mm audio port, to add the optional Scorpion or Shadow listen-only earpiece.

Communications: Sound Tactics

August 7, 2009

Columbine is a vivid example of what happens during a tactical operation when communications break down. It and 9/11 are also strong examples of why first responders need radios that can talk to personnel from other agencies.

LE Tech Center Tests EF Johnson's Project 25 Radios

July 23, 2009
EF Johnson Technologies announced today that the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's (NLECTC) Communications Technologies Center of Excellence (COE) has completed functional testing of the company's award-winning ES Series of Project 25 compliant two-way radios.

Cutting Through the Noise

July 21, 2009

I find the world is filled with more and more "noise" that makes it difficult to find the actual "signal" that is the information we truly need.

Voice Vault Wireless Microphone

June 1, 2009
Digital Ally’s VoiceVault Advanced Wireless Microphone includes several industry-first features, such as on-board solid state memory that records audio evidence when going out of range or the signal is interrupted. It offers range of up to one mile by adjusting the transmit power as the range increases.

Philly Could Get 2,700 New Police, Fire Radios

April 30, 2009
Police, firefighters and prison officials will receive about 2,700 new radios as part of a proposed upgrade to Philadelphia's emergency radio system.

Thales’s Liberty Multiband Radio Receives FCC Approval

April 24, 2009
Thales Communications Inc. announces that its Liberty multiband land mobile radio (LMR) has received U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification. Having successfully passed all required tests, the Liberty radio is the first FCC-approved multiband radio covering the entire public safety spectrum.

Xacore Introduces NTOA-Approved Audio Accessory for Snipers

April 2, 2009
Xacore introduces its new National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) tested and recommended wireless push-to-talk (PTT) radio audio accessory. The set-up features a waterproof (IP67) wireless finger/sniper PTT that can be fastened around your finger or the forward post of a rifle.

Wireless When You Need It

January 1, 2009

Not every natural disaster is as devastating as Katrina. But does your agency have a plan in place that would allow you to communicate in case a similar event occurred in your jurisdiction?

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