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Replace Sedans with Pickups

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Police fleet managers from coast to coast and border to border are in the midst of the largest transition in police vehicles since the 1950 police package. All of law enforcement is going from the Ford CVPI to “something else.” In a growing number of police and sheriff’s departments, their needs assessment has pointed to the ½-ton pickup for routine patrol.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2014)
 

Motorola Solutions' Connected Patrol Vehicle

By Law and Order Staff

Officers need real-time information and integrated vehicle controls. In Motorola Solutions’ Connected Vehicle, officers have a virtual partner that scans their environment with automatic license plate recognition and video cameras; automates their lights, sirens, gun-lock and radio; and connects them to mission-critical intelligence through a public-safety broadband network, mission-critical voice communications, data video and other applications.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2013)
 

Why first responders need to know about physical security information management

 

Developments in technology continue to profoundly impact the public safety industry, pushing quicker, more efficient and effective responses to emergencies.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2008)
 

Priority Dispatch™’s police protocols unify dispatchers

By Audrey Fraizer

Janice Quintana knew the task ahead wouldn’t be easy. The director of the Office of Unified Communications (OUC) in Washington, D.C., said the majority of those answering and dispatching emergency calls at the Unified Communications Center (UCC) was skeptical when she announced another change was close down the road.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

Police field patrol is fine-tuned with mobile, integrated RMS

By Rob Thorp

If there is one aspect of Officer Rob Thorp’s work for the New London, N.H. Police Department that he can’t live without, it is the records management software that is installed on each patrol unit’s mobile data terminal (MDT).

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

Missouri State Highway Patrol transforms citizen services statewide

By PSIT Staff

The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) is an internationally accredited law enforcement organization with 1,200 sworn officers, including officers from the Gaming and Drug and Crime Control divisions, and over 1,200 uniformed civilians and support staff.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

City of Paris Texas Police Department Rolls Out New AVL System from Computer Information Systems Inc.

 

The City of Paris Texas Police Department has successfully implemented the Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVL) from Computer Information Systems Inc. (CIS), enhancing current operations of their Mobile Computing System (MCS) also from CIS.

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

Harris’ OpenSky provides open communications in Pennsylvania

By Candy Phelps

Long before Sept. 11, 2001 and well before “interoperability” was a buzzword among first responders, one commonwealth and one company were working to build a network to make it easier for different agencies across Pennsylvania to talk to one another while consolidating their voice and data systems.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

City of Paris, Texas rolls out new AVL system

 

The City of Paris, Texas Police Department has successfully implemented the Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVL) from Computer Information Systems Inc. (CIS), enhancing current operations of their Mobile Computing System (MCS) also from CIS.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Survive Injuries Until Backup Arrives

By Paul Shubinsky

Officers must incorporate injury treatment and the use of medical kits into regular training so that they know how to treat themselves in real-life stressful situations. Knowing how to dress wounds and stop bleeding until backup arrives can help officers survive common life-threatening injuries sustained in combat.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 
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