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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)
 

Mission-critical GIS capabilities for 9-1-1 call centers

By Sarah Bajek

When an emergency call is received at the Cattaraugus County 9-1-1 Center in Little Valley, NY, the county communications specialists spring into action, determining the emergency, establishing the location, and dispatching first responders to the scene.

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

California’s wireless / VoIP deployments

By Stephenie Slahor

The state of California wants to enable public safety answering points (PSAPs) to provide the fastest, most reliable, cost-effective, and secure access to emergency services, from any device, anywhere in California. It is a lofty goal, for certain, but one that is attainable, according to James M. Thompson, California’s Wireless E9-1-1 project coordinator (jim.thompson@dgs.ca. gov).

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2009)
 

San Antonio Fire Department goes live on Emergency Technologies visual fire software

By Laura Matthews

In 1976, the National Fire Data Center of the United States Fire Administration (USFA) established the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2009)
 

Hybrid systems for LMR

By Stephenie Slahor

Needs grow for public safety, but the budget doesn’t always keep up with those needs.

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

In in ’10 but what about ’11?

By Gary Cooper

While not as tardy as last year, the Federal government was still late in finishing the business of funding its own operations for FY 2010.

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

Globaltel Media’s text messaging for public safety

By Kevin Gordon

What if your agency could send two-way text messaging in real time, for both emergency response and general housekeeping, back and forth messages using the existing agency and/or personal cellular phones of the employees, without any special plans or additional equipment?

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

Something old is new again...

By Jennifer Gavigan

At the 2010 International Wireless Communication Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, many new wireless technologies were on display, including those for first responders. However, some devices were enhancements made to technologies that have been around for a while.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2010)
 

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)
 

PRYME®Radio Products deliver wireless communication in the field

By PSIT Staff

Brea, Calif.,-based PRYME® Radio Products is a manufacturer of high quality products for professional users of two-way radios.

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