ERRCS Update from the Trenches

ERRCS Update from the Trenches

By, Tom Doyle The installation of Emergency Responder Radio Communication Systems (ERRCS) is mandated by many cities around the country and are effectively approaching the 2nd decade of their prevalence. It was the 2009 edition of the International Fire Code (IFC)...
HOW FIRST RESPONDERS CAN IMPROVE RESPONSE TIMES

HOW FIRST RESPONDERS CAN IMPROVE RESPONSE TIMES

For many Police and Sheriff’s Departments, , Computed-Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems are outdated, but functional. Given the financial constraints of most departments, systems typically need to last from 7 to 10 years. And if the vendor hasn’t been diligent in keeping...
Are Required ERRCS fair to Developers?

Are Required ERRCS fair to Developers?

Emergency Responder Radio Communication Systems (ERRCS) are designed to ensure that the appropriate First Responder radio systems function inside a building. These systems and requirements are an outgrowth of the percevied radio system deficiencies on 9/11. The...
ERRCS Resources

ERRCS Resources

Developers and building owners are often faced with determining whether their property is required to install an Emergency Responder Radio Communication System (ERRCS). This requirement is a by-product of two organizations’ recommendations, which have been...