MDOT Law Enforcement Dispatch Changes.

mswin_blake

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As of today, MDOT Law Enforcement falls under the umbrella of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. I have been told that Mississippi Highway Patrol is now dispatching for them on a per district basis, the statewide talkgroup will fall quiet over the next few days. I can't confirm yet if they are using the old "car to car" district talkgroups, or new ones specifically for dispatch purposes. I have heard radio traffic today from the N District (East Central MS) speaking to MHP Meridian on a talkgroup... I just haven't paid enough attention to my Unication pager/scanner at the time to confirm the TGID. It is unknown if they will eventually follow the lead of their sister agency at MHP to encrypt their radio traffic.
 

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I heard Y district run a drivers license on the MDOT car to car channel to Jackson MHP about an hour ago.
 

mswin_blake

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Gotcha it would make sense to utilize those talkgroups being they are not very used on a daily basis.
 

milf

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MHP is also currently fully clear on MDOT Enforcement TG's dispatching MHP units as they are all patched. This will change once all the radio's are touched again and new templates/codeplugs done. Then say goodbye to MDOT Enforcement.
 

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Not ALL districts are patched with the MHP Talkgroup, District 6 (Troop H) is using two seperate talkgroups for MHP and MDOT Enforcement. From my understanding encryption is not in the near future for MDOT Enforcement per a few sources inside the agency, I believe the patch some people are hearing is an isolated thing done at a dispatch console up north... That is pure speculation but the official information from friends at MHP is they are supposed to remain on seperate talkgroups.
 

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So much for the separate TG's theory. Also, do not hold your breathe on no E for MDOT. Let them get streamed and BAM E they go.... Thats real, not BS. Don't believe me? Ask the director of MS DPS.
 
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