One city is reluctant to switch to encrypted police radio

BY KYLE MARTIN <
Daily Post Staff Writer

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One of the last police departments in Santa Clara County to encrypt its radio transmissions is the city of Santa Clara, which is doing so reluctantly because it doesn’t want to reduce transparency, a top police official told the Post.

“Ultimately, at the end, the overarching message at Santa Clara PD is, we did not ask for this,” said Assistant Chief Wahid Kazem. “We are not doing this voluntarily. …

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1 Comment

  1. Give Assistant Chief Wahid Kazem some props for his support of transparency. He didn’t succumb to the groupthink that has overtaken the Palo Alto Police!

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