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The Police1 Communications Interoperability category is a comprehensive resource for researching interoperable communication solutions. These solutions are crucial for ensuring seamless communication between different agencies and systems.

Learn how Larsen’s hefty donation for officer wellness and community engagement builds on his extensive history of supporting law enforcement in the City by the Bay
A comprehensive list of the APCO police 10 codes
Over the years, officers have cultivated their own language, using phrases that only those in law enforcement would understand; check out our list to see if you’re current on your police jargon
Snohomish County 911 and Valley Com 911 successfully executed a live 911 call re-routing drill on June 5, confirming the vision that has been four years in the making
1,800 public service professionals gathered to discuss how technology provides operational continuity and interoperability
Antoinette Finau served as an emergency services dispatcher with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for nearly 3 years
The guide is a reference tool for emergency managers and first responders interested in learning about the products, services and capabilities available with FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network
Working with the limitations of radio for interagency cooperation
Recruits learned crucial signs for words like “interpreter,” “cop,” “ambulance” and “help,” practicing these scenarios with volunteers
Outages were reported in Texas, Nebraska, Nevada and South Dakota; the Federal Communications Commission is investigating the issue
The former leader of several Illinois 911 centers will lead business development in six Midwest states
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National 911 Program has gathered a variety of resources to help you celebrate your colleagues and other 911 centers
New insight on avoiding disruptive connectivity outages
Learn to navigate the complexities of state and federal grant programs
Take a look at the pranks and fakeouts police departments posted on April Fools’ Day this year
New technologies will revolutionize how we do our jobs
The largest law enforcement event of its kind in the world, the race attracts 9,000 participants, staff and spectators each year for an event that spans 24 hours and 106 miles
Six workers who were filling potholes near the middle of the bridge are missing and presumed dead; police believe no commuters were lost in the collapse
“This car has been through it all and keeps on going. Sure, the leg room in the back is minimal and the rear seats aren’t all that comfortable, but real friends sit up front anyway!” the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook
The new facility will house a gym for strength and cardio for officers, a cooled evidence hold for materials collected by officers, offices for police supervisors, and briefing and interview rooms
NYPD Commissioner Edward Caban agreed that NYPD officers must ensure that social media posts are accurate after a patrol chief misidentified a judge in a post on X
A California state law that went into effect on Jan. 1 restricts when law enforcement agencies can post mug shots online
Of the 1.3 million calls answered by Atlanta’s emergency line last year, only 45,000 were considered high-priority
“We saw an opportunity with Lexipol to set...standards of the utmost integrity, professionalism and dedication to the people we serve,” explains Chief James Schultz of Willoughby Police Department
Launched in 2023, the Skydio X10 was specifically designed for first responders
ATLS is an innovative, easily integrated location and mapping service, combining ELi Technology’s patented EML with GeoComm’s technology enabling accurate indoor location mapping via Wi-Fi access points
“I hope by inviting a current 911 dispatcher, I am able to bring awareness to this important issue and my bill, the 911 Saves Act to finally give them the recognition and resources they need and deserve,” Rep. Norma Torres said
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office stated that Sheriff Marcos López accidentally included an investigative photo in an Instagram post about an event and apologized for “any confusion or disturbance this may have caused”
“To have this develop -- and it wasn’t just five- or 10-minute outage, as a corrected minor problem -- it was for several hours that AT&T was not working,” one sheriff said. “And that just can’t be done”