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Fight Fires with Mobile Technology That Works for You

Fight Fires with Mobile Technology That Works for You

Forget about axes and helmets. Some of the most valuable weapons in any firefighter’s arsenal are mobile technology solutions – tools that can deliver reliable communication (voice and data), grant immediate access to critical patient information, eliminate error-prone paper processes and improve annual inspections. This paper helps you select the right tools with the most innovative features.

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Build Faster, Better-Informed EMS Teams with Purpose-Built Mobile Technology

Build Faster, Better-Informed EMS Teams with Purpose-Built Mobile Technology

Emergency medical service (EMS) responders face unprecedented pressure to improve productivity. A myriad of mobile technology options exist to help EMS responders arrive at a site faster and make split-second decisions. Armed with better information, enhanced communications tools and documentation capabilities, EMS responders can deliver the highest degree of public safety under the most difficult circumstances. This paper provides guidance on selecting the right mobile technology tools for EMS.

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In Motion: How Intelligence is Driving the Changing Nature of Cities

In Motion: How Intelligence is Driving the Changing Nature of Cities

Nothing impacts the lives of city dwellers as much as the built environment and the transportation systems in place to help navigate it. Today, both of these critical city systems are on the brink of radical transformation. In this edition of FutureStructure, we examine how smart communities and intelligent transportation systems are paving the way forward for cities.

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Morgan County, Ohio, Rolls Out Next Generation 911

Despite its importance, efforts to implement NG9-1-1 have been stalled across the country for years. But Morgan County, population 15,000, proves you don’t have to have a big budget or a large staff to modernize your legacy e911 infrastructure.

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Actionable Intelligence for the First Responder eBook

Actionable Intelligence for the First Responder eBook

An overview of how to deliver a scalable and secure mobile application and data platform for Public Safety and Emergency Response agencies.

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True Mobility for Law Enforcement: Do You Have It?

Few agencies can benefit more from mobility than law enforcement, but oftentimes law enforcement is working with portable devices, rather than mobile devices, which limits their ability to reap all of mobility’s rewards. Find out how your law enforcement agency can maximize mobility’s benefits in this Q and A.

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Moving to True Mobility with Motion Rugged Tablet Platforms

Moving to True Mobility with Motion Rugged Tablet Platforms

Brenham Police are saving money and improving productivity with their implementation of Motion rugged tablets mounted in-vehicle. GO MOBILE with Motion's complete ecosystem of tablets, accessories, software partnerships and hardware peripherals today.

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21st Century Emergency Management - Whitepaper

21st Century Emergency Management - Whitepaper

Successful emergency management requires specialized skills. As society has become more integrated, those skills include coordinating an increasingly complex array of organizations, resources and personnel. Add to this the higher expectations that citizens place on emergency mangers, and the challenge can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, technology offers tools to help address many of these challenges.

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Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results

Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results

New approaches focus on automating the capture and analysis of information from all kinds of business processes and devices, then applying the intelligence to help cities proactively recognize events and coordinate responses in real time. They are enabling cities to break down the communications barriers that often exist between first responders, jurisdications and supporting agencies like public works, weather and transportation. Thoughtfully employed, these technologies are transforming public

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Guidelines for Choosing an Advanced Authentication Solution for Accessing Criminal Justice Informati

Guidelines for Choosing an Advanced Authentication Solution for Accessing Criminal Justice Informati

When it comes to law enforcement, timely information sharing is critical for stopping and reducing crime, and can sometimes even be a life-or-death issue. Criminal Justice Information (CJI) is shared at all levels starting at the federal level through state and even municipal local agencies. With the crucial need to share CJI comes the need to protect this sensitive information, the leakage of which can affect the effectiveness of ongoing crime fighting operations. As CJI items contain personal

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High-performance law enforcement

High-performance law enforcement

Technology-powered policing for the twenty-first century

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Practicing and Preparing Before Disaster Strikes

Ryan McGill, with Sprint’s Emergency Response Team, discusses how jurisdictions can partner with private sector to best prepare for and respond to disasters.

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Public Safety IP Revolution: Transitioning to the Infrastructure of the Future

Public Safety IP Revolution: Transitioning to the Infrastructure of the Future

IP-based and wireless technologies can improve the flow of information that helps save lives and protect first responders. The challenge is creating a plan that fits today’s needs while preparing for the future. Download this paper for a roadmap to developing an IP-based public safety technology infrastructure.

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Communicating in a Crisis

Learn how Sprint’s Emergency Response Team reconnects responders during a crisis like Hurricane Sandy.

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Establishing Emergency Communications in a Crisis

Establishing Emergency Communications in a Crisis

During an emergency, communication is crucial for effective coordination of responder resources – often, expanded wireless and bandwidth capabilities are required. Learn how the Illinois Emergency Response Agency established lines of communication during the devastating tornados that hit Washington, Ill., on November 17, 2013.

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Declaring Urgency for Next Generation 911 [Issue Brief]

Declaring Urgency for Next Generation 911 [Issue Brief]

Creating a modern emergency communications infrastructure is critical to help responders save lives. Allowing text-to-911, as well as data and image transmissions to public safety answering points has been a goal for years. But progress has been slow and challenges remain. With new data from a CDG survey of state and local respondents, this issue brief discusses some of the key hurdles to moving forward with NG 911 and how to overcome them.

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IBM i2 National Security and Defense Intelligence

IBM i2 National Security and Defense Intelligence

The defense and national security environment has changed dramatically in recent years. While the government agencies involved in defense and in national security remain the key national lines of defense, the threats that these agencies face are now more sophisticated. Enemy actors are utilizing up-to-the-minute technologies, capable of operating across multiple jurisdictions and theaters, experts at obfuscating purpose and intent and practiced in using high-quality techniques to achieve their a

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Texting, Texting … 9-1-1

Texting, Texting … 9-1-1

Text to 9-1-1 capabilities are right around the corner. Learn what it means for your emergency responders and public safety answering points.

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Protecting PSAP Applications from Downtime

Protecting PSAP Applications from Downtime

Everything connected to your PSAPs CAD is critical. This paper gives the pros and cons of all high-availability technologies in easy-to-understand terms. Learn how to keep your PSAP applications up and running 24/7/365, no matter your size or budget.

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Engage Citizens - A mobile app for all

Big city services. Small town feel. The AT&T Community Central application is changing the way citizens and their communities engage, from two-way communication to service requests and public transportation. Download this document to learn how this innovative application is giving smaller communities, a big time presence.

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Challenges, Changes & Choices For Jails, Prisons & Corrections Facilities

Challenges, Changes & Choices For Jails, Prisons & Corrections Facilities

By implementing new technologies today to replace legacy, ineffective, or rigid systems currently in place, jails, prisons, and correctional facilities will be able to keep pace with changing regulations and position these agencies to stay ahead of future changes and new requirements.

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Keeping Communication Open During an Emergency

Keeping Communication Open During an Emergency

First responder communication is critical to emergency response. Emergency Management talks to Sprint about how to keep communications open during a disaster.

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Mobile app further prepares citizens for emergencies

Mobile app further prepares citizens for emergencies

Learn how the County of San Diego is going mobile with apps like SD Emergency to help citizens prepare, plan and stay informed.

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Police Department Makes Law Enforcement More Efficient with Analytics

Police Department Makes Law Enforcement More Efficient with Analytics

The Police Department for the city of Chandler, Arizona, is leveraging machine data collected from their RMS, CAD and servers for critical insight into operational analytics, business intelligence, quality control, internal compliance and more. Learn how they connect the dots and see patterns and insights from their systems to improve productivity and help officers better respond to citizens' needs.

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Geospatial Technologies Help Government Prepare for and Respond to Natural Disasters

Geospatial Technologies Help Government Prepare for and Respond to Natural Disasters

Learn how Intergraph is arming first responders with critical information through its state-of-the-art geospatial solutions that help government respond effectively to natural disasters today — and plan well for those in the future.

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Automated Staffing and Notification Solutions in Public Safety

Automated Staffing and Notification Solutions in Public Safety

Find out how advanced automation tools can ease burdensome public safety staffing tasks by enabling command staff to deploy positions, manage employee schedules, and follow department scheduling policies faster and easier.

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Emergency Medical Services: New Roles, New Tools

Emergency Medical Services: New Roles, New Tools

Discover how an integrated IT platform helps EMS agencies overcome common challenges by giving them a unified view of their operations and improving information sharing.

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Accelerating economic growth and vitality through smarter public safety management

Accelerating economic growth and vitality through smarter public safety management

Many public safety agencies need to do more with less and link spending to outcomes. The global trends highlighted in this report show the increasing challenges and issues confronting public safety agencies. This white paper describes how developing competencies in five key area can help public safety agencies more effectively do their jobs in the face of extremely important and difficult sets of issues.

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Predictive analytics for law enforcement—fighting crime and increasing public safety

Predictive analytics for law enforcement—fighting crime and increasing public safety

Today, law enforcement faces greater challenges than ever before. In addition to promoting public safety and combating crime and gang violence, your agency has the added burden of managing limited resources in an economic down turn while at the same time delivering the highest level of safety and security. Innovative information technologies are playing a key role in improving law enforcement’s ability to anticipate events and respond appropriately. Predictive analytics is one of those technol

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Immediate and Intelligent Alerts

Immediate and Intelligent Alerts

Learn how ping4alerts!, a revolutionary new mobile alert application, is getting critical information to the people who need it most in times of emergency.

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Crime Prediction and Prevention: A safer public through advanced analytics

Crime Prediction and Prevention: A safer public through advanced analytics

Crime prediction and prevention analytics from IBM helps agencies make the best use of the people and information at hand to monitor, measure and predict crime and crime trends. Analysis of police data provides insight that lets officers track criminal activities, predict the likelihood of incidents, effectively deploy resources and solve cases faster.

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DBlock Spectrum - What does it mean for your agency?

DBlock Spectrum - What does it mean for your agency?

As threats grow increasingly complex, the need for seamless, real-time interagency communication becomes more and more crucial. But existing systems simply don’t have the capacity to meet this critical need. To remedy the situation, the U.S. government recently passed groundbreaking legislation releasing the D-block communication spectrum. What does this actually mean for the public safety community?

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Public Safety Guide: From Call to Car to Crisis - Q 1&2 2013

Public Safety Guide: From Call to Car to Crisis - Q 1&2 2013

Learn about Solutions to Increase First Responder and Community Safety.

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Visualization Tools for Government Geospatial Intelligence

Visualization Tools for Government Geospatial Intelligence

This white paper summarizes the challenges that federal, state, and local government agencies face with geospatial information management and explains the advantages that Google Maps Engine, a cloud-based service, offers to combat these issues. It also offers real-world use cases for Google Maps Engine and other Google geospatial visualization solutions within the federal government.

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Cyber and Physical Security Special Report

Cyber and Physical Security Special Report

No security plan is foolproof — but an aggressive and coordinated approach to cyber and physical security can limit the damage and honor the commitment state and local agencies have to protect the public’s personal information. Find out why this coordinated approach is critical, and how to make it happen, in this Special Report.

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Changing the Way Public Sector Work is Done

Download this thought leadership profile to learn how governments across the country rely on Infor to help them achieve greater efficiency, and how Infor brings a wide range of applications together for a single, powerful, enterprise-wide solution for government.

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9-1-1 Innovation in the Volunteer State - Q3 2013

9-1-1 Innovation in the Volunteer State - Q3 2013

Learn how the State of Tennessee is transforming legacy analog 9-1-1 to an advanced, statewide 9-1-1 IP infrastructure.

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