Shenandoah County Adopts New Radio System with MCP

Project 25-compliant system is enhancing coverage, capacity, and reliability for Shenandoah County, Virginia, emergency responders

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 29, 2023) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced the completion of a multiyear project to replace an aging conventional analog land mobile radio (LMR) system in Shenandoah County, Virginia, with a state-of-the-art system that complies with the Project 25 standards for digital radio systems.

Carson City, Nevada Selects MCP for Their Public Safety System Upgrade

Project will replace aging systems to deliver advanced capabilities to users

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 15, 2023) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced that Carson City, Nevada, selected it to support a project that ultimately will result in the implementation of new computer-aided dispatch, records management, and jail management systems used by the sheriff’s office, which provides 911 and law-enforcement services and maintains the county jail.

MCP’s Nick Falgiatore provides insights on how public-safety agencies can address their supply-chain issues

We are pleased to share insights from a recent conversation that took place during the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conference in Nashville, Tennessee, when MCP’s Nick Falgiatore shed light on the difficult challenges confronting public-safety agencies and land mobile radio (LMR) vendors, particularly in terms of supply-chain issues.

City of New Orleans Selects MCP to Overhaul Criminal Justice Technology Systems

NEW ORLEANS (August 16, 2023) - The city of New Orleans announced its partnership with consulting and managed services firm Mission Critical Partners (MCP) to overhaul the city’s critically antiquated justice technology systems under the Justice Tech Modernization Program authorized by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the New Orleans City Council in December 2022.

MCP in the News: How to Modernize Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention

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The workforce-optimization concept provides a plethora of strategies and tactics that will help police and sheriff’s departments enhance their ability to add personnel and keep them for the long haul.

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Among Land Mobile Radio System Users, Cybersecurity Must Be a Top Priority

Recent Mission Critical Partners’ assessments reveal that inherent vulnerabilities exist in Project 25 systems that easily could be exploited by cyberattackers

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 3, 2023) Cybersecurity poses a significant threat to land mobile radio systems, including Project 25 (P25) systems, according to findings released by public-safety consulting and managed services firm Mission Critical Partners (MCP).

Tennessee Emergency Communications Board Awards Contract to Mission Critical Partners for Continued Support of Statewide Next Generation 911 Initiative

The firm will provide consulting expertise pertaining to infrastructure deployment

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 26, 2023) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced that the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) recently awarded the firm a five-year contract to continue its support of the initiative to deliver Next Generation 911 (NG911) service statewide.

State of Minnesota Selects Mission Critical Partners to Develop Next Generation 911 Migration and Cybersecurity Plan for Modernizing Public Safety Communications

The one-year project will include a report on 911 cost recovery and a statewide capital improvement plan for 911 center technology and radio communications

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (June 15, 2023) — The Minnesota Department of Information Technology Services and the Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks (ECN) division are revisiting their statewide public-safety communications strategy with the help of consulting and managed services firm Mission Critical Partners (MCP).

Marc Berryman to Posthumously Receive National Emergency Number Association Presidential Award During the 2023 National Conference

Will be recognized for outstanding work in advancing 911 service in the United States

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (June 14, 2023)— Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced that Marc Berryman was selected by Laurie Anderson, president of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), to receive the organization’s Presidential Award. Anderson will present the award posthumously to MCP’s Sherri Griffith Powell on June 18 during NENA’s 2023 national conference in Grapevine, Texas. Berryman and Griffith Powell were MCP colleagues who worked on numerous projects together during Berryman’s eight years with the firm. He died one year ago after a short battle with cancer.

MCP in the News: CPS Energy and Mission Critical Partners Collaborate on Successful Land Mobile Radio System Upgrade

New Project 25-compliant regional system dramatically improves communications for San Antonio and Bexar County field personnel, including multiple public-safety agencies

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