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3 1 Volume 3 Department for allegedly shooting two elderly siblings in front of a busy shopping center. He was named “Public Enemy #1” by Police Commissioner Kevin Davis. Operation VR12 investigators arrested Cooper in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on March 4. Page 19 April 2016 Edition Allocate Emergency Resources Where Most Needed • “Fugitives have a propensity to commit violent criminal acts posing danger to communities and plaguing neighborhoods where we live and work.” said Deputy Director Harlow. “Working with our federal, state and local partners, enforcement initiatives like Operation VR12 severely cripple these criminal activities.” The concept behind interagency law enforcement operations such as Operation VR12 evolved largely from regional and district task forces. Since the 1980s, the U.S. Marshals Service has combined their resources and expertise with local, state and federal agencies to find and apprehend dangerous fugitives. Operation VR12 continued this tradition. For more information about Operation VR12, including photographs and B-roll footage, visit Emergency services gain a real-time operational view single command from a Motorola Solutions introduces CommandCentral software to help improve outcomes with a real-time operational view unified onto a single command centre screen. This next generation of intelligence-led public safety solution enhances new and existing investments in computer aided dispatch (CAD) and Integrated Communication Control Systems (ICCS) for U.K. emergency services, ensuring emergency resources are rapidly allocated where needed most. As more data sets feed into public safety, it becomes increasingly difficult to follow everything that is happening within operations and the wider community. Multiple applications, multiple sign on and limited mobile availability of data sources all present a challenge for staff to see a single view of operations in the field. About the U.S. Marshals Service The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is a U.S. federal law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Justice. The Marshals Service is the oldest American federal law enforcement agency. The U.S. Marshals office was created by the Judiciary Act of 1789. The Marshals Service is part of the executive branch of government, and is the enforcement arm of the U.S. federal courts. The Marshals Service is the primary agency for fugitive operations, responsible for prisoner transport, the protection of officers of the court, and for the effective operation of the judiciary. The Marshals Service operates the Witness Protection Program, and serves federal level arrest warrants. “One of the benefits of CommandCentral Aware is that it links customers’ existing data applications which are typically separated or siloed, and integrates those into an intuitive solution. This gives personnel faster access to data thus enhancing operational response. With a clear, realtime operational overview, intelligence can be rapidly shared – ensuring the safety of officers and citizens,” said Stephen Beach, smart public safety solutions specialist, Motorola Solutions. CommandCentral Aware provides an intuitive, on-premise, way to aggregate and then integrate tremendous amounts of data and multimedia from disparate systems including: CAD; streaming video; real-time alerts; advanced data analytics; resource tracking; social media analytics; voice and records information, all presented on a single screen. In a matter of seconds,