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Thames Valley Police rolls out BlackBerry smartphones to the front line
Thames Valley Police is equipping 1,100 police officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) with BlackBerry smartphones from Orange, under a scheme funded by the Home Office and NPIA (National Policing Improvement Agency).
The BlackBerry solution will enable officers to access the Police National Computer (PNC) and other applications relevant to the Thames Valley Police force on BlackBerry smartphones. Equipping front-line staff with BlackBerry smartphones will help officers to provide a more effective and timely police response while on the beat. In addition to remote PNC access, meaning officers can look up names of suspects and conduct vehicle checks on the beat, the force will also have remote access to applications including:
I think this is pretty sweet....
Cool idea. I wonder how good the sites work on the devices.
This is a fantastic ideal.
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