Council discusses expensive transition to digital radios

Graham Police and Fire departments discussed the city’s need to begin preparations for the $5 million county-wide switch to digital communications – a move required by 2025 – with the Graham city council Thursday. Present at the meeting and speaking directly to the council were Graham Police Chief Tony Widner, Graham Fire Chief Jerry David and Graham Assistant Police Chief Brent Bullock. Under the Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan (SCIP), all first responders at all levels of government were to provide their workers with digital radio communication that used a shared system by 2015. That deadline was later extended. “The federal government has ...

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