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The Future of First Responder Technology: Dec 7, 2017: Washington, DC

Please join us for a showcase highlighting how innovative software and hardware solutions are helping to improve effectiveness for all public safety disciplines, as told by public safety professionals themselves.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Rayburn Foyer

Washington, DC


5:00 p.m. - Keynote: Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-8), Co-Chairman, Law Enforcement Caucus

5:15 p.m. - Presenters:
Capt. James Sarkos, Commander, SWAT, Commander, Special Investigations Section, Atlantic City Police Department – In the wake of unprecedented budget cuts, learn how Atlantic City is using technology to improve effectiveness in combating serious crimes.

Shing Lin, Chief Technology Officer, Harris County, Texas - Hurricane Harvey inundated Harris County with historic levels of flooding. Learn how local first responders can benefit from advanced communications solutions when faced with upcoming natural and man-made disasters.

Scott Edson, Executive Director, Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) – See how investments in in-vehicle technology have paved the way for improved situational awareness and fostered an environment for predictive policing.

Mike Duyck, Fire Chief and CEO, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue - Learn how information gathered from drone technology and other inputs are creating a more robust common operating picture for fire fighters as they battle structure fires, forest fires and other potential life-threatening emergencies.