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Tag Archive | "public safety"

Schaumburg Police/School Lockdown: Are Police Keeping Up With Information Age in New Era of “Unidentified Emergency Situations?”

Tuesday about 10:00 a.m. Schaumburg Police Department was testing its emergency alerting system via Schaumburg’s 911 dispatch center, Northwest Central Dispatch when an error occurred that caused a false alarm that caused initiation of school lock downs. Schaumburg #police press release attached-School Lock-Down message this morning was an error. pic.twitter.com/MgQn0ma7Xp — Villageof Schaumburg (@SchaumburgIL) February […]

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Now That Public Safety Communications in Arlington Heights Are A Secret, Arlington Heights Public Information, Twitter Account Show Serious Deficiency in an Emergency

Now that Arlington Heights police and fire communications cannot be monitored by the media or by neighborhood watch and other safety groups, the Village of Arlington Heights public information efforts show a serious deficiency and lack of effort to keep the public aware in emergencies. A deluge of rain caused numerous flooding issues that closed […]

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OP-ED: Crypto Cop vs. The Cardinal on Police Radio Encryption

On December 26, 2012, The Cardinal featured an OP-ED entitled Police Radio Encryption: Not Secure, A Transparency Failure, A Public Safety Nightmare. Yesterday, a reader posted a comment criticizing the article with some very good points about why police radios should be encrypted. The Cardinal’s position is that general law enforcement radio dispatch should NOT […]

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Police Radio Encryption: Not Secure, A Transparency Failure, A Public Safety Nightmare

Ask any security expert, and they’ll mention PRINCIPLE ONE: A security system is only as strong as it’s weakest link. Some police departments around the world are choosing to encrypt their radio communications. Some police departments deliberately keep their channels open, and some even provide a feed on the Internet and/or make the communications available […]

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