STEEPLEJACK TRAININGMPSCS Staff exceed professional requirements and certifications. Steeplejacks are certified in "Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue", including CPR and Automatic External Defilbrillator. Suspension trauma can set in within 15 minutes.
DUCK LAKE WILDFIREDuring the Duck Lake Wildfire, MPSCS personnel and equipment were deployed including portable radios, antennas, clips and bank chargers. MPSCS Radio Techs and Steeplejacks committed hundreds of hours to ensure that communications between agencies were seamless and uninterrupted. (Photo courtesy of DNR 5/25/2012)
MICHIGAN 800 MHz Rebanding ProjectThe Rebanding of all 800 MHz Radios in Michigan has begun as mandated by the FCC. Here we have Michigan Department of Transportation trucks lining up at a rebanding site in Lansing, Michigan.
MOBILE DATAAllowing wireless data transmission, such as the Michigan's Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) and FBI National Crime and Information Center (NCIC) databases.
INTEROPERABLE RADIO COMMUNICATIONSOne of the world's premier public two-way
radio communications systems, enabling
more than 1300 public safety agencies
to communicate statewide, as well as
with bordering states and Canada.
• Michigan's Public Safety Communications System (MPSCS)We proudly provide interoperable voice and data communications to over 1400 federal, state, local and private public safety agencies all over the state of Michigan, and integrate with other bordering states and Canada.
The MPSCS is the largest public safety communications system in North America and features state-of-the-art, digital, trunked technology providing interoperable communications from day-to-day communications to planned and unplanned events, including disasters in Michigan.
MPSCS April 2013 NewsletterInside - MPSCS Interoperability Conference, Words from our Director Brad Stoddard, project updates and local integrations, rebanding status, and a look at the website survey.