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POLICE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

NCJ Number
341
Author(s)
ANON
Date Published
1971
Length
440 pages
Annotation
THIS GUIDE CONSIDERS EACH STEP OF POLICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, PRIMARILY FOR COMMUNICATIONS, PLANNING, OR SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL OF POLICE AGENCIES.
Abstract
EACH STEP OF POLICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, IS CONSIDERED. WHILE THE MAIN EMPHASIS IS ON MUNICIPAL POLICE COMMUNICATIONS, THIS INFORMATION IS APPLICABLE TO ALL PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES. THE APPROACH MAY BE IN MODIFYING AN EXISTING SYSTEM OR DESIGNING A NEW ONE. THE TYPES OF FIXED AND MOBILE EQUIPMENT ARE DESCRIBED AS TO USE AND INTERFACE WITH OTHER EQUIPMENT. POLICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS ARE DESCRIBED AND EVALUATED. THESE SYSTEMS ARE RADIO, TELEPHONE, TELETYPE, FACSIMILE, MICROWAVE, COMPUTER, AND COMBINATIONS. A REFERENCE SECTION INCLUDES SECTION OF FCC RULES WHICH APPLY DIRECTLY TO POLICE COMMUNICATIONS. APPENDICES INCLUDE TECHNICAL DATA ON TRANSMISSION AND PROPAGATION, A LIST OF REFERENCE, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY.