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Posted on Friday, March 16, 2018 - 14:13

Police will spend a record £732m on estate replacements in the coming year to accommodate armed officers and mobile technologies.

Plans for three firing ranges are pencilled in along with several new generation headquarters, custody facilities and divisional hubs....

Posted on Monday, January 29, 2018 - 17:33

A breakdown of Police Technology spending for 2018.19 sees several trends firmed up and a reminder that not all forces are in the same place investment-wise.

 

An early look at forces which have reported investment proposals notes the following:

 

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Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:08

User feedback from senior officers and ICT Chiefs on National Schemes.   Full report now online.  Headline concerns include:

  • Home Office Biometrics - users want to know what the shape of future service will be.
  • ESN -  confidence in delivery timeline...
Posted on Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 20:17

Latest December Police Market Report news bites include:

  • force makes provision for two years extra cover of Airwave as uncertainty over ESN timing continues.
  • Control Room - spike in 999 calls due to users giving up on 101
  • £400k write off on...
Posted on Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 20:17

Latest December Police Market Report news bites include:

  • force says Home Office likely to extend Airwave as it arranges for existing systems to carry on for up to 2022.
  • Control Room - spike in 999 calls due to users giving up on 101
  • £400k write...

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