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Making Your Agency Ready for Next-Gen Communications
IACP 2019: Report from the Aisles
First Responder Networks

First Responder Networks

In an emergency when the cellular systems are overwhelmed, public safety priority networks can provide you with voice communications and high-speed data transfer.

February 14, 2019

10 Things to Know About FirstNet

10 Things to Know About FirstNet

This year FirstNet, the first responder cellular communications network, is coming online after nearly 15 years of development. This will mean a major change in the way some law enforcement agencies and officers conduct their communications.

October 5, 2018

FirstNet and the Broadband Future

FirstNet and the Broadband Future

Today, FirstNet is finally becoming more than just a public safety pipedream. FirstNet is about to go online and here's how that could affect you.

July 7, 2017

Motorola APX 7000L: Two Radios in One

Motorola APX 7000L: Two Radios in One

Motorola Solutions is preparing for the future with its new hybrid LMR/cellular data radio. The Motorola APX 7000L Multiband Radio with LTE is an upgrade of the company's popular digital P25 APX 7000 radio handset that will receive LTE data signals over a yet-to-be-disclosed nationwide cellular carrier and, when it comes online, FirstNet.

August 29, 2014

Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

Many experts say the smartphone will not become a truly viable law enforcement tool until a new high-speed data (LTE) system for public safety is in place. But even with the current commercial cellular data system smartphones are playing a major role in law enforcement operations.

February 22, 2012

Beyond the Laptop: Rockwell Collins' iForce Communications System
The Bandwidth Debate

The Bandwidth Debate

Today, bandwidth is so precious that Congress and the FCC recently dictated the conversion of analog TV transmission to digital in order to free up the 700 MHz band for other uses, including 4G cellphones and public safety communications.

July 29, 2010

TREXPO West: Best of Show

TREXPO West: Best of Show

Yes, the age of the tactical robot has truly arrived. So it's little wonder that robots were some of the stars of the show floor at the recent TREXPO West trade show in Los Angeles.

May 1, 2006

TREXPO East 2005: Best of Show

At each TREXPO trade show, the staff of Police fans out into the aisles in search of the most innovative police products on display at the show. Some shows are better than others.

October 1, 2005

Sorting Out Communications Chaos

Sorting Out Communications Chaos

If that wasn't bad enough, communications problems among officers from the 25 different agencies involved made it extremely difficult for responders to coordinate the five-hour operation that led to the shooter's surrender.

November 1, 2004

Untapped Resources

It was once believed that the Internet would run every print publication in America out of business some time in the first year of the then expected Gore presidency. But a funny thing happened on the way to print's inevitable extinction. The dinosaurs didn't lay down and decay into crude oil.

January 1, 2003

IACP 2002: Best of Show

IACP 2002: Best of Show

Large trade shows can be overwhelming for everyone involved. They are a blur of seminars, awards banquets, industry schmooze sessions, and aisle after aisle of exhibits and demonstrations.

December 1, 2002