TITLE

LMR sector is in a jam

AUTHOR(S)
TILLES, ALAN
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Jun2009, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author argues that the public-safety communications sector should assist the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in resolving the problem of cell-phone jamming in prisons. He believes that cell phones are being smuggled into prisons at an alarming rate and prisoners have used them to organize murder, escape and other crimes. He says that the land-mobile-radio (LMR) industry lacks the public relations (PR) high ground on the issue of interfering with public-safety communications.
ACCESSION #
42409459

 

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