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July 31, 2007
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LAPD cites dire need for new radios

By Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer 
The Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department has long prided itself on its cutting-edge technology.

But when it comes to the hand-held radios that beat cops use each day to communicate, the department is stuck in the past, according to a report to be presented today to the Police Commission.

The LAPD's portable radio system has far exceeded its lifespan, functions on cannibalized parts and is only minimally reliable, Chief William J. Bratton states in the report.

Full story: LAPD cites dire need for new radios






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