Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

May 21, 2009
Print Comment RSS

Chicago's $20 million grant upgrades emergency responder radios

By Fran Spielman
Chicago Sun Times

CHICAGO — Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a blistering report suggesting that first responders in Chicago and Cook County were ill-prepared to communicate with one another in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist attack.

Chicago ranked among the worst for disaster communication of 75 metropolitan areas rated in a mock disaster exercise. Homeland Security cited a "fragmented regional communications infrastructure" with "insufficient channels for joint operations," forcing many first responders to use their own cell phones.

Request product info from top Communications Interoperability companies.
First: *
Last: *
Department: *
Department size: *
Email: *
Zip Code: *
Telephone: *
I recommend or purchase products for my Department: *
Purchasing Timeframe: *
*Required Field

Full story: Chicago's $20 million grant upgrades emergency responder radios



PoliceOne Offers


Communications Interoperability Sponsors

Featured Products

EnableFleet: Radio Management Made Easy

EnableFleet: Radio Management Made Easy



The Phase 2 ready Tait 9400 P25 Portable

The Phase 2 ready Tait 9400 P25 Portable




Featured Videos

Top Product Articles

Featured Product Categories

Police Communications Interoperability Questions

PoliceOne Offers