$155 million grant to help develop communication system for LA responders
The system, which will take three to five years to develop and cost $700 million, will improve interoperability
The Daily News of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Boosting efforts to improve communication among first-responders during fires, earthquakes and other disasters, Los Angeles area officials announced Monday the receipt of a $155 million federal grant to develop a regional radio system.
The system, which will take three to five years to develop and cost $700 million, will allow public safety officials to communicate on the same channels and radio frequencies.