Homeland Security Today: DHS Needs to Improve Grant Guidance for Public Safety Communications Equipment, IG Says: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) isn’t providing specific requirements in its grant guidance to grantees for acquiring interoperable emergency communications equipment, according to a new DHS Inspector General (IG) audit report.
Quack, quack, quack. As if the quality of "interoperability" was readily observable. SAFECOM grant guidance has been issued with each program for years.
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Baltimore Wasn't Fully Prepared for Riot, Mayor Says: The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that the emails and other documents show that communications within government broke down during the riots of April 27, as officials desperate for information exchanged rumors and subordinates questioned city leaders.