Bob Hope Airport Fire Department Joins ICIS
September 1, 2011
The Bob Hope Airport Fire Department became the newest member of the ICIS radio system. Bob Hope Airport Fire is now dispatched as the Verdugo Fire Communications Center’s newest contract agency for Fire/EMS dispatch services. Read Full
Public Safety Communications: Are the Needs of Our First Responders Being Met?
March 30, 2011
Gregory L. Simay (City of Burbank) testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Homeland Security about first responders' needs for public safety communications. Read Full
2010 Los Angeles Marathon
March 23, 2010
An estimated 25,000 runners took part in the 25th Los Angeles Marathon-2010 that started at Dodger Stadium and ultimately continued through the City of Beverly Hills before finishing in the City of Santa Monica. The Beverly Hills Police and Fire Departments, along with the support of City Staff and volunteers, aided in a safe and successful experience for runners and spectators alike. Read Full
LA IMPACT Highlights the Integration of its Radio System with ICIS
December 29, 2009
As part of its annual report, LA IMPACT describes how it completed the implementation of its new communications system. As an ICIS subscriber agency, the task force now has interoperable communications throughout the region. Read Full
Beverly Hills Demonstrates ICIS for Homeland Security Chairman Thompson
August 19, 2009
Beverly Hills welcomed Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson to the City to showcase the success of its UNITE (Unified Network of Interoperable Technology Enhancements) project, which includes the ICIS radio network. Read Full
ICIS Network Utilized at California Police Chiefs Association Conference
April 28, 2009
During the week of March 1, 2009, the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Police Department hosted the annual conference of the California Police Chiefs Association at the Pasadena Convention Center. Read Full
ICIS Network Contributes to Success in Pasadena
March 6, 2009
The ICIS radio network was successfully used by public safety agencies to communicate with each other as they ensured the security and safety of participants and attendees at the 2009 Tournament of Roses Parade and the Rose Bowl Game. Read Full
Cities To Celebrate ICIS 5 Year Anniversary
December 1, 2008
Cities that are part of a unique municipal radio system this week will be celebrating five years of interoperability. Member cities of the Interagency Communications Interoperability System (ICIS) will be marking the milestone during a meeting and luncheon on Thursday, December 4, at the Pasadena Rose Bowl Stadium Media Room. Congressman Adam Schiff, who represents Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena and cities in the San Gabriel Valley, will be honored during the group’s noontime luncheon for his leadership and contributions to the ICIS network. Read Full
Pasadena Joins The Icis Radio System
August 20, 2008
ICIS is very pleased to announce that Pasadena has joined the network as a member agency. "I cannot be more pleased to have Pasadena aboard," stated ICIS Executive Director Don Wright. "This is a natural fit for all of us. Pasadena is in proximity to our other members and has compatible frequencies. In this arrangement, everybody wins."
In joining the network, Pasadena Police and Municipal Services will join the Pasadena Fire Department as a user of the ICIS network. Pasadena Fire has been using the system since November of 2007 as a part of the 11 agency Verdugo Fire Communications System. In having all of it's resources on the network, Pasadena will enjoy the benefits of a municipal radio system that allows all of it's resources to communicate with one another when needed to manage day to day as well as extraordinary situations. As an ICIS member, they will enjoy the use of the wide area coverage the network offers.
More information is available by contacting Executive Director Don Wright at 818-548-6415. Read Full
Glendale Newspress Article: "Emergency system gets funds"
December 20, 2007
Congress passes bill that provides money for multi-agency communication operation in area. Read Full
Verdugo Fire Communications Center (VFCC) becomes the latest agency to join Interagency Communications Interoperability System (ICIS) Radio System.
November 7, 2007Read Full
Glendale Newspress Article: "Frequency Speech"
October 10, 2007
Safety officials demonstrate a new system that allows area departments to easily communicate. Read Full
Glendale Newspress Article: "Burbank, Glendale Seek Link"
August 3, 2007
Response system would allow safety departments to communicate across jurisdictional lines. Read Full
Glendale Newspress Features ICIS
October 27, 2006
ICIS featured in October 24, 2006 issue of the Glendale News Press. Read Full
ICIS Captures Prestigious State Award
September 8, 2006
The League of California Cities has selected the cities of Beverly Hills, Burbank, Culver City, Glendale, Montebello and Pomona as the 2006 Helen Putnam Award winners for a regional radio system that allows seamless communication within much of Los Angeles County. Read Full
Burbank Joins ICIS!
May 12, 2006
City expects to improves officer and first responder safety and provides better response time for its community.