Nassau 1st responders get new radios
WOODBURY - Nassau first responders now have a new tool to help them communicate better in emergencies.
County Executive Ed Mangano handed out state-of-the-art radios to each of Nassau's fire departments last night. The radios, which cost about $54 million, allow first responders to talk on a designated channel that the general public can't hear.
Officials say Nassau police have been using similar systems for a couple of years.