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Emergency Services Network update – eight companies go to next stage of national contract

Published: 
11 February, 2015

'Significant cost saving' for ESN contract – James Brokenshire Minister for Security and Immigration.



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Public comment sought on snooping safeguards

Published: 
06 February, 2015

Home Office publishes draft codes of practice on interception of communications and equipment interference.

Gloucestershire Constabulary sign up to electronic notebooks

Published: 
11 February, 2015

700 police officers to be issued with preloaded applications and access to PNC, Domestic Abuse and Stalking forms amongst others.

Body worn video footage on the cloud

Published: 
06 February, 2015

Taser’s cloud digital evidence management platform now available in the UK through G-Cloud 6 and EMSCU body-worn video procurement frameworks.


50% of UK courtrooms now classed as ‘hi-tech’

Published: 
05 February, 2015

Benefits of wi-fi recognised as digital presentation becomes widespread in courtrooms - rollout expected to be completed in June 2015.

Lot 4 of the emergency services network contract removed

Published: 
14 January, 2015

NEWSFLASH: Lot 3 tenders are so good that the Home Office has decided Lot 4 is not needed.

15 aircraft are fitted with integrated video downlink systems to maximise interoperability

Published: 
14 January, 2015

Home Office contract results in ADL images becoming available to regional command and control centres.

Home Office publishes guidance on digital forensic investigations

Published: 
13 January, 2015

eDiscovery in digital forensic investigations’ provides an introduction to the area of eDiscovery, a survey of typical functionality available and a guide to options for introducing eDiscovery into wider use in criminal investigations.

Tripling up on hospital resilience

Published: 
14 January, 2015

OPINION: Around the world, paging continues to be one of the primary methods of communication for staff involved in real-time critical alerting. However, while the legacy bleep systems themselves remain highly resilient, they still represent a single point of failure that can disrupt an entire site’s operations. Nigel Gray, Director at PageOne, outlines how different networks and technologies are being integrated to deliver dual and even triple layers of resilience.

Current Issue

    Navigating through the powerful capabilities of Resilience Direct's new mapping facility; The School of Resilience is now open for business – exclusive interview; discovering and applying the full potential of big data to the principles of resilience; how Exercise Morse tested the communications of the emergency services and their supporting agencies; case study - networking Bristol; highlights from Newcastle; meeting the challenges posed by the ESMCP.

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    A list of terms, acroynms and technologies relating to the world of BAPCO and beyond.

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