Special Focus: Capital Wireless Integrated Network: Expanding the Reach of Interoperable Data Communication

In their day-to-day duties, law enforcement officers interact with a wide variety of partners. The typical duties of the law enforcement officer as a first responder require instant communication with fire, rescue, emergency medical services, transportation, hazardous materials specialists, public utilities, and other law enforcement agencies. Despite the significant advances of technology, most law enforcement officers must rely on either face-to-face communication or slow routing of information through third-party dispatchers to accomplish critical communication while responding to and handling significant incidents.