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Infographic: The Biggest Trends That Will Impact Public Safety

Mission Critical Partners surveyed industry representatives to determine the hottest trends impacting the public safety landscape in the next year. Trends are listed in order based on the volume of responses for each topic.

Whitepaper: Organizational Change Management in the Public Sector

Public-sector leaders face many challenges in transforming their organizations, including limited resources. MCP has developed an approach to organizational change management that focuses on the people-oriented aspects of meaningful and sustainable

Infographic: The Go-To Source For Wireless Communications Implementation Help

The public-safety sector relies heavily on land mobile radios (LMR) and Long-Term Evolution (LTE) systems. Voice-centric LMR systems remain vital to emergency response, whereas data-centric LTE systems are vital as well, as their information enhances situational awareness exponentially, allowing emergency responders to perform their jobs more effectively while ensuring their safety at the same time.

Infographic: Myth Busting – GIS & NG911

Geographic information systems (GIS) have been leveraged by public safety for years. But in the Next Generation 911 (NG911) environment, emergency callers are located via geospatial routing driven by GIS-generated data, substantially raising such systems' importance, and this infographic dispels the several myths that have emerged regarding GIS data.

Client Success Story: Assessment Helps Colorado County Address Emergency Communications Center’s Challenges

MCP subject-matter experts assessed and then helped to enhance a Colorado county’s public-safety facility, operations, and governance.

Topics: Case Studies

On-Demand Webinar: The Top Five Cybersecurity Priorities for Courts Leaders in 2023

MCP discusses how court leaders can shore up their cybersecurity without cutting off access to justice and breaking their IT budgets. This webinar, targeted at court system information technology (IT) professionals, identify the five most critical tactics for elevating a court system’s cybersecurity posture and preventing or mitigating a cyberattack.

Catch the Funding Wave — Here’s How to Leverage Federal Broadband Infrastructure Grants

Bridging the digital divide, i.e., bringing broadband communications capabilities to Americans living in unserved/underserved areas of the country—typically in rural outposts—has been a top priority of Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for many years.

Whitepaper: Workforce Complications and Ways to Improve

Public safety officials today are faced with the very real nationwide staffing shortage, and dated legacy equipment and technology. Recognizing this, Mission Critical Partners (MCP) has developed a strategy to update and streamline a dated and strenuous approach for recruiting and retention, where the focus should

On-Demand Webinar: The Time is NOW to Make Cybersecurity a Bigger Priority

Intrusion attacks have been increasing dramatically, and there’s no end. Cyberattackers are motivated, persistent, creative, and highly talented — so attack vectors constantly evolve, seemingly at warp speed. Consequently, public-sector organizations must be continuously vigilant in protecting their networks, systems, and devices, as well as the people who use them. And a new federal funding program targeted at state and local government organizations was announced in September. 

On-Demand Webinar: Cybersecurity in the Courts — a Big Problem That’s Getting Bigger

There was a time not long ago when cyberattackers solely targeted for-profit organizations, but their focus now has expanded to the public sector. As a result, cyberattacks on court systems are a very serious risk factor that increases every day — but they are not often discussed. Further, many available grants specially designed to help high-risk

On-Demand Webinar: GIS Data and NG911 Readiness — Exploring Strategies, Dispelling Misconceptions

Next Generation 911 (NG911) systems rely on geospatial routing generated by geographic information systems (GIS) to connect emergency callers and 911 centers. But GIS data first needs to be readied so that it aligns with industry standards and can be used in the NG911 environment.