I would say it’s uninformed and inflammatory.A brilliant, insightful piece on public safety's most common digi mode:
Common digital police radio systems flawed, study finds - Hartford Hobby Radio | Examiner.com
That information was not put out for non-communications people to understand it was put out for communications people to understand and maybe do something to fix the issue.Here's a link to the official P25 study,
and the paper suggesting mitigation methods:
P25 Security Mitigation Guide
I invite people to read both papers and draw their own conclusions about when the encryption can fail.
I also challenge anyone to try and digest these technical documents, and regurgitate a story that the average non-communications person can understand.
Also officials administering these systems refused to comment for the story, including theConnecticut State Police, Meriden police and fire chief, and Frank Kiernan. Also refusing was Motorola, APCO and Tait Systems, which upgraded Meriden's 800 police system over the past year.