Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Ohio Reformatory for Women (ORW) will host a media event on Wednesday, October
16, 2002, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The
event will showcase the recent installment of the Multi-Agency Radio
Communication System (MARCS), linking ORW with other DRC institutions and
state-of-the-art MARCS system will allow corrections staff to communicate
directly with other prisons and agencies statewide, both during routine
transportation of inmates and critical incidents.
A presentation will demonstrate the capabilities of the wireless
communication system and highlight the enhanced safety and protection for the
the demonstration at ORW, the Ohio State Highway Patrol will have a MARCS
demonstration at the Patrolís Marysville Post.
Lt. Marla Gaskill, commander of the Marysville Post will explain the
advantages of MARCS for dispatchers and troopers. To learn how MARCS is used on the road, contact Lt. Marla
Gaskill at (937)
644-8811 to schedule a ride-along with a trooper following the demonstration.
the presentation at ORW, those who desire may tour the facility.
For more information, please contact Maralene Sines, ORW Public
Information Officer, at (937) 642-1065, ext 2204.
Take I-71 North to I-270 West
Take U.S. 33 West through Marysville
Take the U.S. 36 West exit towards OH 4