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Mission Critical Partners Guides Carnegie-Mellon’s Radio System Upgrade

Firm assesses analog conventional system used by the university’s police department in project’s first phase to determine performance issues concerning coverage and interoperability  

Mission Critical Partners Jumpstarts Industrywide Effort to Address Swatting Challenge

John Chiaramonte, MCP’s consulting president, leads virtual meeting of public-safety experts to strategize how to combat dangerous and wasteful practice of placing fake 911 calls to elicit an emergency response

Mission Critical Partners Announces 2024 Best Project Award Winners

Instituted this year, the awards recognize innovation and impact, as determined by an independent panel

Mission Critical Partners Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Firm continues its important, wide-ranging work to enhance public-safety and justice outcomes

Second Annual Analysis + Insights Report Takes Deep Dive into Public Safety

Mission Critical Partners provides insights into the state of eight areas of the public safety market based on assessment data and anecdotal evidence

MCP in the News: Texas public safety agency selects vendor for IT upgrades, terrorist registry

This article originally appeared in StateScoop magazine and can be viewed here.

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.