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Week 276 Volume 1
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Basic public safety communications & interoperability

By Capt. Eddie Reyes
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I am honored that PoliceOne.com and CISCO Systems have chosen me to contribute monthly columns focused on law enforcement communications technology. Next to helping others, training is a very big part of what I believe in. So I'm very excited about sharing the wealth of information I have managed to gather in the past 16 years of being a police officer, the last five really focusing on communications technology projects ... Full Story

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Miss. sheriff who cut "red tape" after Katrina faces charges
BROOKLYN, Miss. - Lettie Knight had a feeling she might not make it.

It had been six days since the winds and rain of Hurricane Katrina lay temporary waste to this town - with its one yellow blinking light and a Quick Stop - where she was born 75 years ago and rarely has strayed ... Full Story

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