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LA-RICS public-safety LTE project in peril after LA City Council votes to stop construction

Los Angeles City Council members yesterday unanimously voted to halt construction of Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) public-safety LTE cell sites in the city—a move that could undermine the largest first-responder broadband project in the country, according to several … Continue reading

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Carmakers in Hot Pursuit of Fleet Sales to Law Enforcement Agencies

Fleet sales are an important part of U.S. automakers’ bottom lines, and none have more cachet or higher visibility than a contract with a law enforcement agency. In addition to producing a reliable source of revenue, being chosen by a … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Article on CHP Vehicles

  For three decades, the California Highway Patrol has used the Ford Crown Victoria sedan as its primary patrol vehicle. In 2013, the CHP switched to Ford’s Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility. The “PUV” sports new safety and handling features and … Continue reading

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Obama and Biden to Both Visit LA This Week

Heads up to everyone who likes to monitor special events. This week we’ll see separate visits from both the President and Vice President giving us opportunities to monitor some tactical frequencies and messing up traffic for those on the West … Continue reading

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LAPD Will Add More Dash Cams to Cruisers

The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday approved a nearly $8 million contract to place 381 dashboard cameras in police cruisers in LAPD’s Operations-Central Bureau, which would more than double the number of cars currently outfitted with the technology. The additional … Continue reading

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LAPD Testing Electric Motorcycles

They’re quiet, lightweight and eco-friendly. Never words used to describe a police cruiser — or even the Los Angeles Police Department’s fleet of Harley-Davidson and BMW motorcycles. But the LAPD is now testing two versions of electric motorcycles that are … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Police Service Day & Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, September 22nd

Please Join the Beverly Hills Police Officers Association’s Police Service Day & Pancake Breakfast. We will be serving hot pancakes, coffee, juice from 8:00 AM – Noon. Event Highlights: -Police Department Station Tours (Jail, police cars, dispatch center, range) -SWAT … Continue reading

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LAPD May Soon Test Body Cameras

Many police departments around the country have been using body-mounted cameras to record their interactions with the community, and with a new push from the City Council and Police Commission, the Los Angeles Police Department may soon be testing the … Continue reading

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San Bernardino County Fire Dispatch Center in Rialto Receives International Acclaim

San Bernardino County’s emergency dispatch center has been noted as one of the best emergency call centers worldwide. On Tuesday, the dispatch center was honored as an Accredited Center of Excellence by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch, county fire … Continue reading

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LAPD Wants to Go on a Building Spree

A decades-old plan to renovate some and add other Los Angeles Police Department patrol stations is moving along, and according to a new report, officials will soon be taking a look at a new phase of building in the San … Continue reading

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