The New York Police Department Joint Operations Center (JOC) comprises a series of spaces inclusive of an Operations Center, Watch Command, Situation Room as well as a series of support spaces such as Cafeteria, Administrative Office space, conference space, the Data Center as well as the police commissioner’s conference room. The JOC seats in excess of 100 console positions surrounded by more than 1300 square feet of Imaging Plan configured as 3 independent yet linked Virtual Desktops.
The Situation Room, located adjacent to the Operations Center has its own Image Plane which provides 38 square feet of useable space to assist senior staff in analyzing data and decision making. Of course associated with this room is a sophisticated audio and video conferencing system.
The third and most critical environment is Watch Command, the 24×7 operation, with a Virtual Desktop equivalent to 140 square feet in Image Plane which supports viewing for 10 console positions. All of these spaces are electronically linked by a high speed multimedia network with built in redundancies to mitigate any potential failure mode.
SM&W’s scope of work includes audiovisual/multimedia, acoustics, security, telecommunications cable infrastructure as well as voice and data systems.