Friday, April 6, 2012

The Scanner Gazette
Weekly Recap [04/02/2012 - 04/06/2012]

By Jonathan Higgins

Weekly News Recap [04/02/2012 - 04/06/2012]

Licking County, OH
Man's police scanner habit leads to informative website - Read more

Jacksonville, FL
3 years later, fire dispatch project still dogging Jacksonville - Read more

Sheboygan, WI
Sheboygan's Odd, Addictive Police Scanner Chatter - Follow him on Twitter - @sheboyganscan -

Dudley, MA
Dispatch center dedicated to Leona Lafountain - Read more

Covington, KY
City to discontinue police and fire dispatching services - Read more

Waukesha, WI
Mayor Says Joining County Dispatch Would Be 'Irresponsible' - Read more

Eagle Rock, CA
911 Caller, Dispatcher Meet After Save - Read more W/video

Joliet, IL
City hopes new digital police, fire radio system will be running in fall - Read more

Lexington, KY
Kentucky Fans Riot: Shooting, Fires, Arrests Occur As Twitter Focuses On Lexington Police Scanner - Read more

Montgomery County, MD
Emergency dispatchers often are first in the line of duty - Read more

Monterey County, CA
Changes in store for police scanners across County [encryption in the future] - Read more

Lorain, OH - Police dispatcher finalist for national honor (with video) - Read more

York, ME
Town Police keeps area 911 service - Read more

El Dorado Hills, CA
Fire department better able to communicate - Read more

Hillsdale, NJ - City PBA chief blasts 'miracle solution' of county dispatch - Read more

Wabasha County. MN
County dispatchers honored - read more

Kinnelon, NJ
Public Safety Dispatcher after 21 Years of Service Looks Forward to Retirement - Read more

Los Angeles, CA
Police radio system fails for 12 hours - Read more

Beverly, MA
Fire Department to get new mobile radios - Read more

South Portland, ME
Coast Guard adopts 911 system for mariners (with Video) - Read more

Chicago, IL [Editor Note: Most clicked story of the week]
Motorola Shows Off Cop Car of the Future [Video Report] - Watch video

Chisago County, MN
Radio upgrade pieces are all coming together - Read more

Southbury, CT
State Police Open Consolidated Dispatch Center - Read more

Bond County, IL
County Radio strategies shared with Effingham 911 committee - Read more

New Milford, NJ
Big problem! New Police Radios Dropped from Capital Budget - Read more

Butte County, SD
County Dispatch open house is Wednesday - Read more

Millville, MA
Future unclear for Millville dispatch - Read more

Rochester, NH
Fire Department to get new command vehicle and upgrades on a second one - Read more

Burlington, IA
Fire Department Receives $230K Fed Grant for New Radios - Read more

Orleans County, NY
County OKs 190 radios for first responders. [Thanks Joseph Arico via Facebook] - Read more

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