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MCP Joins Project 25 Technology Interest Group

Firm joins other industry leaders to advance interoperability of public safety-grade, digital two-way radio systems and devices

Manatee County, FL, Selects MCP to Support EMS Strategic Plan Development

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 8, 2020)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, was selected by Manatee County, Florida, to support development of a five-year strategic plan for its emergency medical services (EMS) division.

MCP in the News: Maintaining ECC Operations Remotely During a Public Health Crisis

This article, which originally appeared in Police Chief Magazine Tech Talk, was authored by Mission Critical Partners' Bonnie Maney, Enterprise Client Manager. The full article is accessible here.

MCP in the News: Local Governments, Google Band Together to Fix 311

An article recently posted by Government Technology,  discusses how a group of local governments and search engine giant Google have partnered up to create National 311 Day.

Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of URL Integration, Expanding its Data-Integration Capabilities

Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of URL Integration, Expanding its Data-Integration Capabilities

STATE COLLEGE, PA (January 15, 2020) Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced the acquisition of URL Integration, an IT consulting company specializing in the planning and implementation of complex data-exchange points for the criminal justice and public safety sectors.

Mission Critical Partners Acquires Black & Veatch’s Public Safety Consulting Business

Addition strengthens MCP’s capabilities to modernize critical infrastructure networks through increased IT support services and wireless communications systems

STATE COLLEGE, PA (January 7, 2020) Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Black & Veatch’s Public Safety (BVPS) consulting division. With BVPS—a unit of Black & Veatch’s Connected Communities business—MCP strengthens its capabilities to design and deploy reliable, advanced radio and wireless broadband systems targeting the public safety sector.

MCP In the News: Seeing the Bigger Picture

Four counties in Western Pennsylvania set out to do something that hadn't been done before, and in the process, dramatically improved emergency response regionwide

The counties of Venango, Lawrence, Butler and Mercer, all located within Southwestern PA, all had computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems that had reached end of life and needed replacement. In spite of three of the counties sharing a CAD system vendor, all four counties had standalone systems and were unable to forward essential CAD data when they transferred calls to each other.

Mission Critical Partners to Continue Support of the National 911 Program

MCP selected to provide technical, governance and operational guidance for the nation’s 911 system at the federal level

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 18 , 2019)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, recently was awarded a multiyear contract to provide 911 and next generation 911 (NG911) subject matter expertise to the National 911 Program, an organization housed within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s Office of Emergency Medical Services at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Southern Alleghenies 911 Cooperative Enhances Intercounty Connections to Improve Service and Reduce Costs

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 22, 2019—The Southern Alleghenies 911 Cooperative announced today the official kick-off of an initiative to interconnect all member counties via a fiber-optic network provided by Zito Media, Inc. of Coudersport, Pa. Mission Critical Partners, a public safety communications consulting and information technology (IT) support firm based in State College, Pa., is providing subject-matter expertise to support the initiative.

Mission Critical Partners to Help Nebraska Modernize 911 Infrastructure

NEBRASKA PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION SELECTS MCP TO LEAD IMPLEMENTATION OF STATEWIDE NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 12, 2019)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of independent professional, information technology (IT) and network support services for mission-critical infrastructure, was selected by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) to support its implementation of a statewide Next Generation 911 (NG911) system.

Charles County, MD, to Partner with MCP to Conduct Fire, Rescue and EMS Assessment

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 19, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety field, today announced that they have been selected as a partner by Charles County, MD, to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the combined career and volunteer fire, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) system in place in the County.

Former Minnesota Emergency Communications Director Joins MCP

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (January 23, 2018)—Jackie Mines has joined Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of professional services and lifecycle management solution for mission-critical infrastructure, as a communications consultant. In her new role at MCP, Mines will advise federal, statewide and local clients on advancing their Next Generation 911 (NG911) strategic planning efforts and implementation and contribute to NG911 master planning efforts, interoperable emergency communications development, as well as to state and national policy development.