CHIEF HAROLD HURTT OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES THE PROGRAM!
It was back on May 15th when The Insite first reported on FOX 26 there would be a GPS-like tracking device placed into HPD police units. The official name is the Automatic Vehicle Locating System or AVL. On Thursday Chief Harold Hurtt officially announced the program. Instead of a satellite based system, HPD will operate off a cellular phone based system to track where their officers are located. Below is the previous report The Insite aired on May 15th:
FOX 26 May 15th report: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=3368518&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=3.2.1