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The National Broadband (Communications) Plan: Issues for Public Safety

June 2011

The Federal Communications Commission delivered the National Broadband Plan in March 2010. As part of the plan, the FCC proposed a strategy for implementing a national public safety broadband network that would allow public safety responders anywhere in the nation to send and receive critical voice, video and data to save lives, reduce injuries, and prevent acts of crime and terror. How this strategy is implemented will have a significant impact on criminal justice and other public safety agencies nationwide, both with respect to operational capability and to resources.

Technological Approaches to Combat Contraband Cell Phone Use in Prisons | National Institute of Justice

The table below shows a general summary of the various technologies as possible solutions to prevent contraband cell phone use in prisons. There are various iterations within each category. For instance, there are fixed detection sensing systems or hand-held portable detection units; managed access techniques may be performed differently among the vendors; detection techniques will vary from one vendor to another and may offer additional capabilities and features.

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