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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. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way many organizations operate, and the public safety emergency communications centers (ECCs) have not been immune to its impact. After all, emergencies do not stop because a crisis exists. While agencies may have basic evacuation or continuity-of-operations plans (COOPs) in place, it is unlikely that they cover a public health crisis as unprecedented and serious as what is occurring. So, in the essential business of emergency response, how does an agency protect its staff members while continuing to serve and protect its field responders and community effectively?

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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.

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MCP in the News: The Process of Overhauling Dispatch and Radio Systems, Law Enforcement Technology

Read Law Enforcement Technology's June/July 2019 issue, where MCP experts, Brian Melcer, program manager, and Chris Kelly, vice president and director of wireless services, take part in a discussion on the daunting task of overhauling a public safety technology system.

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MCP to Help Design Massachusetts Statewide Public Safety Radio Network

New digital system will boost capacity and coverage for mission-critical communications

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (May 28, 2019)—The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has selected Mission Critical Partners (MCP) to help finalize the design for a Project 25 (P25)-compliant, statewide, digital radio network that will maximize coverage and capacity for emergency response efforts.

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Topics: Land Mobile Radio, Wireless & Broadband

Posted on May 28, 2019