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MCP Helps Iowa Public-Safety Agencies Navigate Radio System Replacement

New system improves coverage, capacity, and reliability to enhance emergency communications for field responders, helping them perform better and

MCP Helps Massachusetts State Police Upgrade Its Radio System

New system will improve coverage, capacity, reliability, and interoperability to enhance emergency communications for field responders, helping them perform better and more safely

Mission Critical Partners Identifies Largest Risk Areas for 911 Centers After Completing Over 100 Vulnerability Assessments

Data shows public safety agencies continue to see issues in staffing and implementation of Internet Protocol networks, a foundational component of Next Generation 911 (NG911).

State College, Pa. (November 18, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced that the firm reached a significant milestone when it surpassed the 100th vulnerability assessment on behalf of clients in conjunction with its Model for Advancing Public Safety (MAPS®) methodology. MAPS is a proprietary assessment model developed by MCP that analyzes data and identifies vulnerabilities compared with critical success factors for public safety agencies.

MCP Announces Conference for Advancing Public Safety Keynote Speakers

State College, Pa. (June 2, 2021)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) is pleased to introduce its keynote speakers for the 2021 Conference for Advancing Public Safety (CAPS), which will be presented June 15-16, 2021.

Mission Critical Partners Appoints Darrin Reilly Chief Executive Officer and Names Kevin Murray Executive Chairman

Transition to become effective February 1, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (January 19, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of services and solutions that support mission-critical communications, today announced that Darrin Reilly has been appointed chief executive officer. Kevin Murray, formerly chief executive officer, has been appointed executive chairman of the firm’s board of directors. These changes will take effect on February 1, 2021.

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

This article, authored by MCP's Bonnie Maney was recently featured in Police Chief Magazine and can be viewed in this issue.

Tennessee Emergency Communications Board to Focus on Enhancing Statewide Cybersecurity

 Assessment will help guide the state’s 911 agencies in increasing cybersecurity preparedness

State College, Pa., (July 29, 2020)—The Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB), today announced a partnership with Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading mission-critical communications consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, on a new project focused on assessing the cybersecurity status of the state’s 142 public safety answering points (PSAPs). When completed, the cybersecurity assessment will provide the PSAPs with an understanding of their baseline status and increased awareness of vulnerabilities.

John Chiaramonte Joins PPVAR Board of Directors

Will help guide the organization in its quest to improve the safety and effectiveness of the emergency response community by championing alarm verification prior to notification

Mission Critical Partners Launches the MCP Podcast Network

New informational offering features the firm’s subject-matter experts and other industry leaders exploring a wide range of timely topics pertaining to mission-critical communications

State College, Pa., (April 23, 2020)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced the MCP Podcast Network, an informational series that will explore timely topics related to mission-critical communications. Each episode will feature one or more of MCP’s 145 subject-matter experts and/or industry leaders, and will be moderated by Glenn Bischoff, MCP content specialist and former editor of Urgent Communications and Fire Chief magazines.

MCP In the News: Coronavirus is a Wake Up Call. Are You Listening?

This article, authored by MCP's Richard Gaston and Glenn Bischoff, originally appeared American City & County on March 30, 2020.