LA-RICS is a modern, wireless voice and data communications system that will support 34,000 first responders and protect the region’s ten million residents and 26 million annual visitors.

Two Networks, One Mission

Voice

What is it?

  • Digital Trunked P25 subsystem
  • Analog Conventional subsystem

What will it do?

  • Provide day to day radio communications service for individual public safety agencies
  • Enable interoperability among member agencies and mutual aid providers
  • Support communication with Regional, State and Federal agencies in the event of a natural or man-made disaster
Data

What is it?

  • Broadband wireless network using Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology

What will it do?

  • Provide day to day data communication service for individual public safety agencies
  • Give emergency responders high speed access to life-saving multimedia information
  • Support the National Broadband Initiative (www.broadband.gov)