Monday, October 29, 2007

APCO Data Interoperability Grant: "The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, in partnership with the IJIS Institute, was awarded a $450,000 grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) under the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary Grants Program. IJIS and APCO submitted the grant proposal for the development of a joint Public Safety Data Interoperability program."

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Virginia to Establish Tactical Communications: "Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has received a $1 million federal Byrne Grant to upgrade tactical communications capabilities. The grant was secured by the Rapid Deployment Solutions Interoperability Project (RDSIP), a public-private partnership between the Commonwealth and Sprint."