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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.

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.

Connecting Smartphones To a Police Radio Network

August 15, 2013
Raytheon has developed one of the nation's first strictly IP-based interoperable dispatch systems supporting smartphones and tablets working with Twisted Pair Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of mission-critical solutions for secure, real-time communication.

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.

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.

High-Tech Gear: Agencies Level the Playing Field

November 19, 2012
Technology companies can no longer take a proprietary view that shies away from open architecture and cross-platform partnerships. In our multidimensional and complex world, partnerships offer cost-efficient, workable solutions for public safety.

Alcatel-Lucent's Public Safety LTE Network Passes Interoperability Testing

October 29, 2012
Alcatel-Lucent has successfully completed initial Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program interoperability testing with their Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) system, the company announced.

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.

Feds Name NYPD Deputy Chief, Iowa Sheriff To Broadband Panel

August 20, 2012
A New York City deputy chief and Iowa sheriff will join a 15-member panel that will establish a nationwide broadband network for public safety, acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced Monday.

C4i Integrates Tetra with SwitchplusIP

August 17, 2012
C4i has integrated Tetra communications technology into its SwitchplusIP communications systems, providing an alternative to P25 and DMR.

Covia Labs Launches Communications Interoperability Platform

February 10, 2012
Covia Labs, Inc. has launched Alert & Respond, a software platform that offers a cost-effective way for public safety to integrate consumer smartphones and commercially available devices into their operations.

UCLA Research Lab Puts Emergency Responders' Needs First

February 3, 2012
The UCLA Public Safety Network Systems Laboratory is dedicated to advancing public safety through a focus on the development of networks and operations technologies, analysis of LTE technologies, adoption of devices such as smartphones, and establishment of standards for interoperable network systems.

Avtec Enlists With Digital Mobile Radio Association

December 15, 2011
Mission-critical console producer Avtec has joined the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association, which represents many of the leading radio, console, and network suppliers.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Selects Motorola for $39M Radio Project

December 15, 2011
Motorola Solutions was chosen to implement the first phase of a statewide radio system in Tennessee that would bring new capabilities to state troopers and improved mutual aid coordination, according to officials.

World-Class Communications

September 13, 2011

The attack on the Twin Towers and the Hurricane Katrina disaster brought to the forefront the necessity of communications interoperability, or more simply put, being able to talk to each other. Benton County, Wash., has something very close to a model of interoperability in the form of its Southeast Communications Center, known locally as SECOMM.

Improving Communications After the Tucson Shootings

July 18, 2011

The Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson may have drawn interest toward law enforcement in Arizona's second-largest city, but another incident that highlighted the need to improve public safety communications for agencies across the entire nation occurred much earlier: on 9/11.

Public Safety Interoperability Requires a Neutral Party

March 18, 2011
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, as well as the ongoing nuclear power plant malfunctions there, serves as a grim reminder that similar disasters can occur here in the U.S. We need to better equip police officers, firefighters and other public safety personnel, so they can respond immediately and cohesively to emergency situations.

FCC Picks LTE for Public Safety Network

January 26, 2011
The announcement was cautiously applauded by law enforcement supporters of a national broadband network that would replace the web of disparate radio frequencies that often thwart communication between police, fire and EMS during incident response.

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.

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.
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