Traffic-signal pre-emption: Giving officers the green light
By Keith Bowers
Navigating intersections can be the most dangerous part of emergency response, and when lives are potentially at stake, every second counts.
Statistics show that behind the wheel is the most dangerous place for law enforcement officers, and intersections can take 30 to 45 seconds to get through.
A company called Priority Green aims to shorten response time while keeping officers safe through traffic-signal pre-emption: Devices mounted on cruisers let the cars communicate with signals, changing the officers’ light to green
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2008 promises to provide significant opportunities to access funding for technology projects in a variety of areas, including law enforcement, education and emergency management. Hear Grants Office CEO Michael Paddock discuss the programs and opportunities that can fund technology solutions for your local needs in 2008. This webcast covers the range of federal agencies that provide funding and an overview of pass-through procedures for a variety of programs.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — In response to recent active-shooter deaths at college campuses, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville took a new text alert system live earlier this month, as professors reconsider a long-standing no-cell-phone policy in classes.
In the first two hours, more than 1,000 people had signed up for the text alert system that will send them an emergency message if there is an emergency, such as a school shooting or a natural disaster ...Full Story
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