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Who Wins with Better Evidence Management?

Jonathan Mitchell
Evidence management is experiencing a digital revolution that will fundamentally improve the way evidence is captured, stored and shared. The days of law enforcement officers copying digital evidence files onto DVDs, thumb drives or disks and…

Taming the Wild West of Evidence Management

Jonathan Mitchell,
Even as recent as ten years ago, the whole process of evidence collection could be boiled down to a one-time incident. Evidence collection would happen when an officer wrote her assessment of a situation into a police report. She would add…

3 Questions to Consider When Transitioning to the Cloud

Danilo Gargiulo,
Many government agencies understand the cloud can be an extremely beneficial tool to streamline a municipality’s operations and optimize employee time and engagement. Almost 70 percent of state IT decision makers reported in a State Scoop…

What Does the 2020 U.S. Census Mean for Cities?

GovThink
The 2020 U.S. census promises to be a cliffhanger for anyone who plans, manages or governs an American city or is thinking of moving to one.  As the nation recovered from the Great Recession that began in 2007-2008, the American city experienced…

The Solution to Fixing Information Overload in Law Enforcement

Jonathan Mitchell,
Today, more and more agencies are recognizing the importance of data sharing, the need for collaboration and the ability to coordinate public safety responses in real time. However, even as law enforcement agencies reap the benefits of data sharing, a new problem has emerged: information overload.

Are 911 Telecommunicators Really First Responders?

Suzanne Ladd,
911 dispatchers play a pivotal role in any emergency, but are they really first responders? For dispatchers working in the industry, the potential for reclassification is the first step in ensuring qualified people are on the front lines of an emergency.

Making the Most of Automation in the Public Sector

Danilo Gargiulo,
Governments are the stewards of the citizens and have the hard task of delivering high quality services to citizens while managing tight budgets. Automation can help. Here are 3 ways governments can make the most out of this beneficial tool.

The Hidden Advantage to Joining a CAD-to-CAD Network

Steve Seoane,
An interconnected CAD network can save dispatchers and agencies time when responding to a big event, like the Boston Marathon bombing. But there's one more advantage of CAD-to-CAD that can save lives.

How Chicago is Putting Public Safety First

Steve Seoane,
The City of Chicago has just made one of the largest public safety software deals of the past decade. Find out how they are enabling faster, more efficient emergency response for a city of 2.7 million.