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NYPD Puts Smart Cars in Service for Park Patrol

The Smart car is intended for one officer only, and it's one of nearly 200 vehicles the NYPD uses mostly for ticket writing and patrolling places other cars can't – like the narrow paths in Central Park.  The Smart car comes equipped with air conditioning and airbags, and costs about $6,000 less than the three-wheel scooter it's replacing. 



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Add Movement To Your Day With These Exercises for Desk-bound 9-1-1 Dispatchers

by Maria Teruel, Xybix
"You’re connected to a desk and a chair all day and you may be thinking, "But I’ve got a height adjustable desk. I stand throughout the day—that’s enough." Sorry friends, standing at work helps, but it's definitely not enough." [continue reading]


Customizing a Keypad as an Alternative Dispatch Console Interface

by Ray Desmarais, Melbourne Police Department, Florida
We had concerns that this mouse-driven interface could pose as a problem for our dispatchers who already suffer from a cluttered work space and were used to a keyboard-driven system for radio dispatch management. Using a modular keypad programmed to emulate the console functions, we developed an in-house solution that is working very well for our dispatchers.  [continue reading]

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Primum non Nocere: “3rd Overdose = No Response” Policy Under Consideration by Ohio City 
The city is considering whether addicts who overdose should be given just two strikes before they’re denied treatment with more Narcan. [Read more]




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