Occupy Wall Street 2011
This page documents how different cities, agencies, and departments across the country are using communications systems to handle the Occupy Wall Street protests across the world.
- Security for this event is being handled by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), Hennepin County Security (HCS) and Minneapolis Police Department. Minneapolis Fire provides Fire coverage with Engine 1 being the first due in Engine. Hennepin EMS is the ALS EMS provider for this area.
- All Public Safety operations in the MSP area occur on Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER). Communications between HCSO and HCS are occurring on Hennepin Common (Talkgroup 10378). Minneapolis may also be using this talkgroup. In the event of an escalation of this event that involves Fire and EMS, a Public Safety Tactical (P Tac) talkgroup would be requested (Talkgroups 32, 34, 36 & 38)
New York City
New York City Police Department (NYPD)
The NYPD is primarily handling protest operations on the following channels:
All tactical operation are on CW 1 and CW 2. Traffic Control is on CW 3. Anyone who calls 911 with a protest related incident will be routed to the appropriate zone dispatcher.
If EMS or FD are needed it will be requested over CW 1 or 2 if its a detail unit requesting. If it a PCT unit requesting it will go thru the zone dispatcher as normal. EMS and FD will be dispatched via their normal dispatch area frequencies.