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MCP's Support Helps Story County, Iowa Replace Obsolete Radio System

In Summary:

  • The public safety radio system used by county, city and university agencies was near end of life and was experiencing significant performance and maintenance issues.
  • The county partnered with Mission Critical Partners to support its efforts to procure a new radio system.
  • Some users have operated on a temporary bridge system since February 2020; the migration of all users to the full system is expected to be complete by mid-2021.

Background

Story County, Iowa, is located in the center of the state and has a population of about 98,000. Its largest city is Ames, which is home to Iowa State University (ISU), the state capital and is is located about 30 miles north of Des Moines.

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The Impact of Records Management System Technology Trends on Law Enforcement Agencies

In Summary:

  • Records management systems (RMS) are the backbone of recordkeeping for law enforcement agencies
  • They enable agencies to capture, store, retrieve, analyze, and leverage data and information to support operations from incident and crime data to personnel files and information
  • RMS technology has evolved substantially over the last several years
  • To meet the demands of law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve, RMS providers have implemented myriad new capabilities

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Podcast Episode 1: How the 911 Community Can Thrive During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Coming to Grips with the Psychological Impacts

Mission Critical Partners' new, informational podcast series features the firm’s subject-matter experts and other industry leaders exploring a wide range of timely topics pertaining to mission-critical communications.

The MCP Podcast Network, created by Mission Critical Partners, launches with a three-part series entitled, “How the 911 Community Can Thrive During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

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