The new Motorola P25 system The new system will improve communications within the county and will increase capabilities of communicating with federal, state and neighboring agencies.

Major upgrade of radio public safety dispatch system coming soon to Broward County

Broward County will soon have a new public safety radio system. The Broward County Commission approved a $59.5 million expenditure for the new system and support maintenance for up to 10 years. “We are replacing older technology with a more robust solution,” said Brett Bayag, acting director of the office of regional communications and technology […]

City of Hollywood hosts public safety event

The City of Hollywood hosted a Public Safety Open House at the Public Safety Training Facility on Saturday, May 7. The Hollywood Police Department offered a K-9 Unit demonstration that included descriptions of how the dogs are trained and how they work, followed by a realistic exercise depicting the dogs would be used to arrest someone involved […]

Victor Monette named Hollywood’s 2015 Firefighter of the Year

During a recent commission meeting, Victor Monette received 2015 Firefighter of the Year award.  A driver engineer, Monette has been with the department for more than 26 years. Monette believes it is important to work hard as a firefighter and he takes his job seriously. But he was not expecting recognition. “I was surprised it […]

Broward County Launches Yellow Dot Safety Program

Broward County in partnership with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue launched the lifesaving Yellow Dot safety program today.  The Yellow Dot program is designed to assist Broward County residents and first responders in the event of an automobile crash or other medical emergency involving the participant’s vehicle. The program can help save lives by improving communication at a time when […]