Hamilton Upgrades Police Radio System
Hamilton may be enjoying historic
lows in crime, but that is not stopping Mercer County’s largest town (by
population) from continuing to invest in tools to help its Police keep the
Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede, who also
serves as the community’s Director of Public Safety, has announced that the
Hamilton Police Division has begun using a new, upgraded radio system. The new communications system replaces an
older system that had grown obsolete.
“For our dedicated police officers to continue the outstanding work that
they do to keep our community safe, we must provide them with the necessary
tools – such as this upgraded radio system – so they can continue to protect
and serve our citizens,” says Mayor
The new system was provided by
Motorola Solutions, which also provides the equipment through State Government
contracts, and was approved last year through Hamilton’s Capital Budget for
According to the police, the new,
upgraded system is already working well.
“The radio system we had was obsolete.
This upgraded system has vastly improved the quality of radio
communications and was a top priority as much needed equipment for our Police
Division to perform their duties in a safe and effective manner,” says Chief
James W. Collins.
“The PBA is extremely happy with the quality of the new radio system and
would like to thank Chief Collins, Mayor Yaede, and Town Council for making
this system a top priority and implementing it,” says PBA
Local 66 President Michael P. Kane.