Mike Bostic, of Raytheon Corp.'s Civil Communication Solutions group, specializes in open architecture, systems integration of communications and data programs. Mike spent 34 years with the LAPD, holding commands from communications and information technology to assistant chief. He was also a member of several LAPD steering committees, overseeing IT and facility development as well as the SWAT Board of Inquiry, which developed new command and control systems.
In law enforcement, new technology for police forces often arrives slowly and sporadically. In California, we're seeing a critical shift to high-tech gadgetry that could be a bellwether for forces across the country.