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Program Description

  Public Safety Programs and Regional Interoperability

The newly created Office of Public Safety Programs and Regional Interoperability (OFPS) is responsible for the strategic planning and consultative design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of mission-critical countywide and regionally integrated public safety systems and services. OFPS will assist in the identification and adoption of emerging public safety technologies. OFPS will look to leverage new and existing public safety programs within the National Capital Region (NCR).

Radio Communications Services (RCS) is responsible for 24-hour operations and maintenance of the County's 800 MHZ radio and mobile communications systems and infrastructures that support public safety and public service departments/agencies. RCS manages the newly created radio life-cycle replacement program.

The Public Safety Data System (PSDS) is responsible for 24-hour operations and maintenance of the 9-1-1 Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and processes working collaboratively with the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) senior management. PSDS manages the CAD system upgrade program and integration of the advance messaging and responder location program.

Program Contacts

Contact Leny Bautista of the Department of Technology and Enterprise Business Solutions at 240.777.2865 or Seamus McNamara of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.277.2755 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Percent of time public safety radio system is fully operational100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%
Percent of time Integrated Justice Information System is fully operational99.5%99.5%99.5%99.5%99.5%

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved679588914.00
Enhance: Public Safety - PSDS Command Post2982410.00
Increase Cost: Position from PSSM CIP to General Fund2486911.00
Increase Cost: Motorola Radio System Annual Maintenance2346600.00
Increase Cost: Radio Tower UPS/DC Plants Preventive Maintenance1703800.00
Increase Cost: Motorola PSDS Service Agreement738070.00
Increase Cost: eJustice Law Enforcement Records Management System428150.00
Increase Cost: Motorola CAD Priority Dispatch391170.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.3167720.00
FY25 Recommended822037215.00