Re: Vehicle Solution
@ AC: turns out first responders don't want to have to remember a username and password while on the way to a job
@ Peter2: The exceptions are when the police/ambulance crew/fireman leaves the vehicle with it unlocked.
I would hope that PIN entry is universally implemented on all existing TETRA terminals, vehicles included; User IDs were not required when I retired (a depressing number of years ago now) and would only be required if the capability of assigning terminal rights and priviledges on a per user basis was brought into being; it certainly wasn't when I shut the door behind me.
Furthermore Police vehicles have a "run lock" capability that allows the removal of the ignition key with the engine running (to maintain the battery for flashing blues or reds) whereupon the door can be locked; if anyone breaks into the vehicle the engine will immediately stop if the handbrake is released or the footbrake operated.
I would expect leaving any emergency service vehicle unattended and unlocked would be an extremely serious disciplinary matter; think of the all kit in an ambulance (drugs included) that could be stolen or damaged if anyone managed to get in unimpeded.
Having said all that the idea that vehicle solutions have yet to be found would be bloody funny if it wasn't so serious. Equally not funny is that Samsung should be awarded the "equipment" contract without being able to demonstrate a complete range of the required hardware in a working condition, which is clearly the implication here.