Technology Equipment

Jul 1, 2021

Increase Your Readiness for Grants

No matter which grant you are seeking, you’ll have better chances of getting funding if you provide data-driven details, are specific about your need, and solve a problem in your community.

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Acadis Readiness Roadmap
Jun 9, 2021

The Readiness Roadmap: A Guide to Measure and Improve Your Organization’s Readiness

Being ready to respond is a fundamental responsibility of public safety, but how ready is your organization really? This roadmap guides leaders in understanding their organization’s current preparedness and how to take it to the next level.

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May 27, 2021

Five Considerations for Elected Officials Evaluating Policing Solutions

Elected officials who want to satisfy police departments, oversight boards, and an anxious public must go the extra mile when evaluating software solutions intended to drive better accountability and transparency from law enforcement.

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May 25, 2021

Five Software Features That Streamline Training Operations

Utilizing software to automate your academy operations will save your staff time and headaches—and ensure your academy can pull reports with confidence. The key is using a single system for centralized data.

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The Law Enforcement Guide to Reducing Use of Force & Preventing Officer Misconduct
May 19, 2021

The Law Enforcement Guide to Reducing Use of Force & Preventing Officer Misconduct

When it comes to police misconduct and excessive use of force, investing in prevention is well worth the time, energy, and resources. Learn how your agency can go beyond mandatory standards to get maximum effectiveness and preparation.

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May 18, 2021

Getting Started with Automating Your Academy Processes

With the complexity of most academy operations, it might not always be clear where to begin. Use these questions and tips to guide your first steps for a process automation project in your public safety organization.

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May 11, 2021

Metrics that Matter: Better Ways to Evaluate Public Safety

Rather than relying on crime rates to gauge police effectiveness, law enforcement should be using a mixture of metrics—such as satisfaction, trust, sense of safety, and jobs—to demonstrate success.

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May 5, 2021

Missouri Division of Fire Safety Secures Updated Training Technology Through Assistance to Firefighters Grant

The Missouri Division of Fire Safety used funds from FEMA’s AFG to secure Envisage’s online training and certification compliance system called Acadis.

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May 4, 2021

Technology Funding Falling Short? Consider the AFG.

Physical equipment isn’t the only use for FEMA’s Assistance for Firefighters Grant. Savvy fire service agencies may be able to use the AFG funds to upgrade their training and compliance software systems.

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Apr 29, 2021

Beyond Police Early Warning Systems: Making the Most of Early Intervention

Early warning systems should not be used as a standalone solution to police misconduct. Rather than using such systems to punish bad behavior, early intervention software should be strategically incorporated into a broader plan to support officers and nurture positive behavior.

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