Using Global Positioning System to Take Command

Adding GPS capabilities to command post operations will improve personnel and asset management.

Considering the days when law enforcement did not have portable radios for officers or deputies, it might be easy to consent to the status quo — computers in cars for reports and calls, and other technologies for crime fighting such as mobile license plate readers. It is incumbent upon all managers to ensure the safety their officers, the safety of the community and the successful conclusions to all critical incidents. GPS technology in law enforcement command posts is the future.

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