Tag: law enforcement radios

Staff ReportsNovember 1, 2018

As expected, Harris Corp. is taking a battle over a major state law-enforcement radio contract to an appeals court. The Melbourne-based company Thursday filed a notice of appeal of a decision by the Department of Management Services (DMS) to award the contract to Motorola Solutions, according to the 1st District Court of Appeal website. DMS Secretary Erin Rock last month […]

Jim RosicaApril 23, 2018

A month after losing a contract for the state’s first responder radio system, Harris Corp. has filed a public records lawsuit in Tallahassee. The Melbourne-based company filed its complaint last week. It seeks an “expedited hearing” after it asked for information that its competitor, Motorola Solutions, says is covered by a “trade secrets” exemption. The state on March […]

Drew WilsonApril 3, 2018

Harris Corp. said it’s challenging a recent state contract that would see Motorola Solutions build the replacement to the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System. The state announced on March 14 that it would go with Motorola over Harris, which had held the contract since September 2000. “We already submitted our intent to protest on [March 20],” […]

Ryan RayMarch 7, 2016

The Budget Conference Chairs held their final meeting Monday night, finalizing all remaining differences between House and Senate proposals and approving “supplemental funding issues” paid for with money from what is informally known as the “bill pot” or more informally still as — sprinkle money. Chair Rep. Richard Corcoran and Vice Chair Sen. Tom Lee wrote into the budget a mixture […]


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