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MCP in the News: The Importance of Keeping Score

This article originally appeared in The Call.

Unverified alarm notifications are plaguing law enforcement and other emergency-response agencies nationwide—but a new approach to analyzing them offers a potential solution.

By Frank Fernandez, President of Blueprints 4 Safety (B4S) Strategies Group, and John Chiaramonte, ENP, Consulting Division President of Mission Critical Partners

For more than a century, since the earliest pioneers in alarm monitoring began connecting their customers to public safety agencies, the task of separating false alarms from real emergencies has been a persistent challenge. On one hand, thousands of lives and millions of dollars in property are saved every year because of public safety’s response to monitored alarms, ranging from structure fires and carbon monoxide incidents to home/business invasions and burglaries/robberies. On the other hand, most alarms are unverified, and many turn out to be false. That creates a serious conundrum for the public safety community—respond or not?

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Posted on September 9, 2021

MCP Launches Advanced Cybersecurity Training Program

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 26, 2021)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of data integration, consulting, network, and cybersecurity solutions, today announced the launch of a new advanced training program aimed to prepare public safety and justice organizations to be cognizant of cyberattack threats, why and how they work, and how to strengthen their defenses against them.

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MCP’s Joseph Wheeler Elected to IJIS Institute Board of Directors

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 11, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced that Joseph Wheeler, the firm’s vice president of justice, management, and technology services, recently was elected as vice chair of the IJIS Institute’s board of directors. The IJIS Institute is a nonprofit alliance that works to expand information use in the public sector.

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Posted on August 11, 2021

MCP in the News: Joyce Appointed to MCP Board of Directors

This article originally appeared in Mission Critical Communications and can be read in its entirety here.

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Posted on August 2, 2021

MCP in the News: The Future of Correctional Officer Communications

Bringing the "connected officer" concept to life requires strategic thinking and thoughtful planning 

This article originally appeared in Corrections1 and can be read in its entirety here.

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Posted on August 2, 2021