Jon Blind, a corrections officer at the Pierce County Jail, uses an “old” Kenwood radio because of dead zone issues with the 162 new Motorola radios purchased by the county with South Sound 911 money. The Motorola radios’ wireless signal is blocked by the jail’s concrete block walls, rebar and bulletproof glass.
Jon Blind, a corrections officer at the Pierce County Jail, uses an “old” Kenwood radio because of dead zone issues with the 162 new Motorola radios purchased by the county with South Sound 911 money. The Motorola radios’ wireless signal is blocked by the jail’s concrete block walls, rebar and bulletproof glass. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Jon Blind, a corrections officer at the Pierce County Jail, uses an “old” Kenwood radio because of dead zone issues with the 162 new Motorola radios purchased by the county with South Sound 911 money. The Motorola radios’ wireless signal is blocked by the jail’s concrete block walls, rebar and bulletproof glass. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

Pierce County Jail limits connectivity to stronger radio frequency

February 29, 2016 1:09 PM