DHS: First responder communication essential

Communication among police, fire, emergency medical services and other first responders is on the cusp of getting a lot easier.

The Homeland Security Department’s science and technology directorate is making interaction possible across different frequencies.

In the fifth part of his series, DHS science and technology: A vision of what’s possible, FederalNewsRadio’s Jason Miller takes a look at how the interoperability and compatibility office is facilitating this change.

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.