The city of New Orleans is working with Mission Critical Partners (MCP) to overhaul New Orleans’ “critically antiquated” justice technology systems, and that will replace decades-old computer systems with cloud-based technologies.
Nearly two years after the city of New Orleans entered into a contract to upgrade its 911 records management system, the city has canceled the contract citing “serious shortcomings.”
The Kendall County, Ill., Sherriff’s Office is piloting a new tool that will help inform motorists of emergency situations while they’re on the road.
The Lumberton, N.C. Police Department is using a new app to help residents connect with the department to find information, view alerts, and submit anonymous tips from their smartphone.
The city of Baltimore has selected NWN Carousel as its private sector partner for the city’s $6.5 million investment in a next-generation public safety program. NWN Carousel, a cloud communications service provider, will help the city deploy a “911-in-a-Box” hybrid work experience for public safety agents tasked with taking 1.3 million calls per year.
In a move that takes Shark Week off the TV screen, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that the state will deploy new shark-monitoring drones to local beach communities on Long Island and New York City.
Minnesota is working with consulting and managed services firm Mission Critical Partners (MCP) as part of the state’s migration to Next Generation 911 (NG911) service.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules intended to advance the transition to Next Generation 911 (NG911), help ensure that the nation’s 911 system functions effectively, and support the deployment of advanced 911 capabilities.
The New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps program is now offering online training to residents, according to New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has named Richard Carrizzo board chair of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), which operates as an independent authority within the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and provides wireless network services to first responders.