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Communication Technology Solutions for Law Enforcement and the Emergency Services Sector 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pegasus Program’s Local-to-Local (L2L) information sharing initiative is to enhance the operational, investigational and crime-solving abilities of local law enforcement by integrating databases of agencies, jails and other repositories of public records. This initiative is intended to enable the effective, secure exchange of data and information across nationwide jurisdictional boundaries augmenting interoperability among local, state and federal law enforcement.

Pegasus Local-To-Local (L2L)

"Secure Information Sharing for Public Safety"


Local-to-local information sharing was initiated by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2001 and now operates under the name “Nationwide Pegasus Program." The Pegasus Program is sponsored and supported by NSA.

The Pegasus L2L

  • Creates the capacity for rural law enforcement departments to share law enforcement data and information;
  • Connects to rural departments' existing information systems without additional costs or upgrade;
  • Provides reusable and scalable non-proprietary technology solutions;
  • Uses secure authentication; addresses privacy and civil liberties protections;​
  • Expands sharing capacity to include homeland security, first responder, emergency management and other agencies.


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