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MCP in the News: A Look at 9-1-1 ECC Staffing Challenges

This article originally appeared in MissionCritical Communications and can be viewed here.

Never has it been more difficult for emergency communications centers (ECCs) to function well.

MCP in the News: How Much Tech is Too Much?

Technology may be distracting us from our most effective emergency response.

This article originally appeared in Public Safety Communciations' magazine, and can be found here.

Mission Critical Partners Enhances Support to Atlanta Police Department

STATE COLLEGE, PA. (December 1, 2020)Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of consulting, data integration, and cybersecurity and network support services for law enforcement and other mission-critical organizations, has enhanced its support of the Atlanta Police Department’s communications section by adding two new staff members. The new hires will provide dedicated subject matter expertise in computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and geographic information systems (GIS), which will be particularly advantageous as the department implements its new CAD system.

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.

MCP to Conduct EMS Financial Study in Harford County, MD

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 22, 2020)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, was selected by the Department of Emergency Services in Harford County, Maryland (HCDES), to conduct a complete a study of current emergency medical services (EMS) operations, and to make recommendations for developing a five-year plan for the department.

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

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.

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.

MCP In the News: Three-Digit Suicide Prevention 'Lifeline' Would Benefit Public-Safety Communications

MCP's Glenn Bischoff recently contributed an article on the FCC's proposal to create a three-digit number—988—for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This proposed three-digit number could improve call volumes in the nation's already overburdened 911 centers and help improve emergency response. 

MCP in the News: Marion-Ocala Communication Centers Need Communication

In September, MCP's Bonnie Maney presented the findings of an assessment of Ocala and Marion County's public safety communications. The results of the assessment identified three "priority one" recommendations for the County Commission to consider along withy additional recommendations to help the city and county overcome some of their most pressing public safety communications issues. Click here to read more about the assessment results and the next steps the city and county need to take in order to implement these recommendations.