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How to successfully support in-building communications for public safety and commercial wireless services

By Jeffery Fuller

Over the last 10 years, natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and manmade tragedies such as the events surrounding 9/11 have highlighted significant weakness in the reliability of in-building wireless public safety communications. This has lead to the creation of various codes and ordinances at local and national levels in the United States to ensure that all public buildings provide wireless coverage for the first responder and for public safety.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

APCO Project 25: Thinking outside the box

By K. B. Kenney

Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster; 9/11 was a direct attack. It was determined by minds that are trained in rescue/security issues that communications were an absolute mess in both situations.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2010)
 

Katrina, One Year Later...Never Underestimate the Challenge

By Ann Wilder

The New Orleans Police Department continues to fight its way back from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina while trying to prepare better for future disasters.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2006)
 

M/A-COM Boosts New Orleans' Radio Capabilities

By James Careless

M/A-COM stepped up to supply New Orleans with NetworkFirst radio interoperability equipment during Hurricane Katrina.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2006)
 

2006 Police Fleet Expo

By John Bellah

Nearly 500 law enforcement fleet maintenance personnel from all over the United States and Canada attended the 2006 Police Expo (PFE) in Louisville, KY.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2006)
 

Toxic Cars in Law Enforcement

By Pat Goss

With just an agressive cleaning and detailing, most flood-damaged cars can "look" normal. Avoid problems with crooks, deadly toxins and many other long-term problems with the resale of these vehicles.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2006)
 

NOPD versus Hurricane Katrina

By Charles Hustmyre

The New Orleans Police Department recalls the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, including massive flooding, riots, and being stranded.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2006)
 

Cabin Clutter, Katrina Relief JPS & Upgrades

By James Careless

With all the technology cluttering in police vehicles today, TACNET improves driver safety by integrating in-car devices. Visteon's TACNET takes all the devices currently inside the passenger compartment, moves them to the trunk, then integrates their controls up to a dash-mounted touch screen panel, backed up by a hand-activated “pod” mounted between the driver and passenger seats.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2006)
 

NOPD SWAT versus Katrina

By James Arey

Find out how the courage, determination, and commitment of the NOPD SWAT ultimately enabled them to prevail in light of the devestation caused by Hurricane Katrina.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2006)
 

Katrina Four Years After 9/11 and Little Progress

By James Careless

Find out why a clear, first responder-directed commitment to establishing reliable, nationally-interoperable public safety radio networks is necessary to prevent a repeat of the kind of radio chaos experienced during 9/11 and Katrina.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2005)
 
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