High Praise for Regional Emergency Response Coalition

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Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski and Governor Martin O'Malley view a demonstration of the state's broadband internet network at the La Plata state police barracks in Charles County. (Photo taken by Matt Bush/WAMU) Read the full story on the WAMU web site.

The Capital Wireless Information Net (CapWIN) received praise from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski during a recent demonstration of the new Maryland Fiber Optic Network at the Maryland State Police Barrack in La Plata. The demonstration included access to new live video feeds via CapWIN/Mobile Data Computer.

The new fiber optic network in Southern Maryland allows for faster video feed times CapWIN users in that area.

CapWIN is a program located in the Clark School's Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) that was created by, and continues to operate under the direction of a coalition of law enforcement, fire/EMS, and transportation agencies in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia to advance data communications across agency, jurisdiction, government, and discipline boundaries.

Published October 12, 2011