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U.S. Secret Service Needs to Upgrade Its Radio Systems (Redacted)

Executive Summary

Secret Service has a dual mission of protection and criminal investigations. To support its protective mission, officers carry radios, which are their first line of communication for events such as fence jumpers, suspicious packages, or protests. These radio systems are critical for day-to-day protective operations. Secret Service needs to upgrade the radio systems used around the White House complex, the Vice President’s Residence, and Foreign Diplomatic Embassies. If Secret Service continues to use these outdated radio communications systems, it may negatively impact their protective operations.

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