QLD cops get new 000 support

Summary:The Queensland Police Service will receive a new electronic command and dispatch system to improve the quality of 000 emergency responses as the result of an $8 million contract with Fujitsu and Fortek Computers made today.

The Queensland Police Service will receive a new electronic command and dispatch system to improve the quality of 000 emergency responses as the result of an $8 million contract with Fujitsu and Fortek Computers made today.

The new system will work with the existing Queensland Police Services crime system to provide more information to 000 emergency operators and police on the frontline, including data on repeat incidents and stolen vehicles. The new system will also generate call data for analysis and planning.

Fujitsu and Fortek will implement the system in Queensland after designing and implementing similar systems for Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia.

Dan O'Hara, Fujitsu's head of consulting, application and systems integration services, described the company's relationship with the nation's emergency services as "robust".

"Our work in this sector is mission critical, and we take our responsibility to our customers' communities very seriously," O'Hara said.

Topics: Government, Government : AU

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