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Thursday, 12 October 2017 16:31

New GPS-Based Dispatch System Should Speed Memphis Police Response Times, Department Says

(TNS) - The Memphis Police Department is working to build up a short-staffed police force, and in the meantime, the department's director of emergency communications hopes that a new dispatch system will help police answer calls more quickly.

The new dispatch system, Intergraph Mobile for Public Safety, is being installed on laptop computers in police cars.

The system uses global positioning system technology to show dispatchers and police officers exactly where squad cars are located and what kind of calls they're handling.

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http://www.govtech.com/em/safety/New-GPS-Based-Dispatch-System-Should-Speed-Memphis-Police-Response-Times-Department-Says.html