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MCP in the News: Why Every Emergency District Needs a Crisis Communications Plan

This article, which recently appeared in StateScoop, discusses the value for public safety agencies in having a formal, written crisis communications plan to avoid being caught off-guard when a crisis strikes. While many agencies have a traditional continuity of operations plan in place, many do not have a crisis communications plan, which public safety leaders describe as being more flexible and robust than regular crisis communications plans.

MCP Announces Conference for Advancing Public Safety Keynote Speakers

State College, Pa. (June 8, 2020)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a consulting and information technology (IT) and network support services firm for mission-critical organizations, is pleased to introduce the keynote speakers for the inaugural Conference for Advancing Public Safety (CAPS), which will be presented June 16-18, 2020.

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.

Pennsylvania Counties Implement Award-Winning Regional CAD System to Support Emergency Response

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (April 9, 2019)—A regional computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system implemented by four counties in western Pennsylvania and supported by Mission Critical Partners (MCP) recently received one of the prestigious 2019 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence in the category of information technology.

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.

MCP Announces December Panel Discussion on “Social Media and Emergency Management and Response: Takeaways from the Charleston County 9-1-1 Pilot Program”

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (December 11, 2018) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) is pleased to announce our December live webinar where we will discuss the findings and results from a pilot project completed in September that tested the use of social media data in emergency management and response.

Mission Critical Partners to Support the State of New Jersey in Preparation for the Deployment of FirstNet

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (November 27, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and lifecycle management services firm, today announced that they will partner with the state of New Jersey and its Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP), through the Interoperable Communications Bureau (ICB), to support their efforts with deployment of the nationwide public safety broadband network being developed by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

Mission Critical Partners Announces Acquisition of Athena Advanced Networks, Enhancing IT Services Offering

STATE COLLEGE, PA (November 8, 2018) — Today, Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading public safety consulting and lifecycle management services firm, announced the completion of its acquisition of Athena Advanced Networks (Athena).

Mission Critical Partners Announces October Webinar On Public Safety Vendor Management

STATE COLLEGE, PA. (October 22, 2018) — Today Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety systems and operations field, announced an October webinar designed to help mission-critical agencies learn how to improve vendor performance.

MCP Publishes Best-Practices Book on Designing and Constructing Public Safety Facilities

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (August 27, 2018)—Today, Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety systems and operations field announced the availability of “Expert Advice to Guide Your Facility Project,” its new book that draws on the firm’s experience in helping to design more than 50 public safety facilities since its inception nearly a decade ago.

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.

Mission Critical Partners Recognized as a Top 20 Telecom Design Firm

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (July 10, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety field, has been named a Top 20 telecommunications design firm in Engineering News-Record’s annual sourcebook ranking, which recognizes the largest firms providing telecommunications design, consulting and engineering services in the United States.