Regional Emergency Services & Communications
Fitch and Associates Reports
The agreement establishes the Sheriff's duties and responsibilities, as the Operator, related to the day-to-day operations of the Consolidated Regional E-911 Communications System, the System's PSAP locations, transition of PSAP employees to the Sheriff, and the hiring, training, supervision, and discipline of personnel. The
establishes benchmarks that must be met and addresses the time at which the benchmarks shall be fully achieved View
Summary of the Operator Agreement
Standard Form Participation Agreement:
allows for a municipality to voluntarily join the Consolidated Regional E911 Communications System. The agreement sets the terms and conditions and provides for the performance standards of the system. As an exhibit to the Participation Agreement, municipalities are required to execute a Regional Interlocal Agreement (RILA). The RILA deals with the responsibility of the County and municipalities as it relates to technology and equipment.
Standard Form Lease Agreement:
provides for a methodology to compensate the owners the three Public Safety Answering Points sites recommended for use of their facilities - cities of Coconut Creek, Pembroke Pines and Sunrise.
Regional Interlocal Agreements
Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO)
executed a Regional Interlocal Agreement that outlines the responsibility of the County, municipalities and BSO as it relates to technology, equipment, call-taking and dispatching.
Assessment of Broward County’s Regional Consolidated Communications System:
The County has retained
Fitch & Associates LLC
to review and assess the County’s Regional Consolidated PSAP program to identify any deficiencies and/or gaps between call-taking and dispatching best practices and the County’s program. Following this review, a plan will be developed with specific implementation steps to remedy deficiencies and close any gaps in service delivery that are not in keeping with best practices.
P25 System and Service Master Agreement:
On May 23, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners approved an
between Broward County and Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the replacement of the County’s existing public safety radio system with a new 700MHz APCO Project 25 Phase II system