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The Brunswick County Sheriff Office is searching for Hallana Nagritamone Hankins
February 27, 2015 3:01 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Hallana Nagritamone Hankins.

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The Shelby PD is searching for Mary Frances Mckinnon
February 21, 2015 9:46 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Mary Frances Mckinnon.

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The Chapel Hill PD is searching for Scott Montgomery Gibson
February 21, 2015 12:58 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Scott Montgomery Gibson.

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The Hoke County Sheriff Office is searching for Donald Martin Calloway
February 19, 2015 2:04 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Donald Martin Calloway.

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The on behalf of Horry County Police Department SC is searching for Danny Atkin
January 29, 2015 3:35 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Danny Atkin.

Current efforts and plans

The State Highway Patrol was tasked with developing and implementing two communications strategies; a short-term (Tactical) and long-term (Strategic) plan for North Carolina.

The Tactical communications solution is the implementation of 17 communications gateways across North Carolina to link disparate radio systems together as a temporary solution until the statewide Strategic plan can be implemented.

The Strategic communications solution is the construction of a statewide 800 MHz radio system that will provide interoperable communications for all public safety agencies in North Carolina.

The decision to implement VIPER as the interoperable radio communication system in North Carolina was made in conjunction with the state's key local government and public safety associations including the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, the N.C. League of Municipalities, the Metropolitan Coalition, and the N.C. Sheriffs Association.   

In addition, the Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board, the Governor's Crime Commission, and the State Emergency Response Commission - which includes representatives from state agencies and the Emergency Management Association, the Sheriff's Association, the Police Chiefs' Association, the Fire Chiefs Association, and the Emergency Medical Services Administrators - have identified interoperable communications as a priority for improved public safety in North Carolina.

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