Communications Learn A New Click

Page, Douglas
December 2006
Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of instant messaging (IM) as an emergency communications tool in the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security. IM is a real-time communication tool based on typed text that is conveyed through computers connected to a network. The agency has provided first responders access to IM in fire apparatus, police cruisers and other emergency vehicles under a program aimed to develop responder connectivity across the state.


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