Council OKs deal to buy police radio equipment
April 17, 2019
The Sweet Home City Council last week approved a $100,000 deal for new police radio equipment. Complete Wireless Solutions offered Kenwood dual band radios, including 20 portable units that can be carried by officers and nine mobile units used in patrol cars. The price, $99,516.55, includes installation.
Day Wireless offered Motorola equipment for $114,410.80. The department sought quotes for Motorola, Kenwood and Harris equipment. Harris did not respond.
The city set aside $100,000 for radio replacement in its 2018-19 budget.
“The department’s mobile radios are currently at the end...