November 27, 2018 — Guest Bloggers
In December of 2017, Ventura County and Santa Barbara Counties in California experienced what was then the largest wildfire in California history. Less than a year later, the Hill and Woolsey Fires rampaged through Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. These incredible, fast moving and destructive fires press the need for improvements in interconnected technology in the fire service.
October 31, 2018 —
Earlier this month I attended the Major City Chiefs Association (MCCA) conference in Orlando. This year there’s an undercurrent in conversations about technology that’s different from past years. Historically, law enforcement has been behind the technology curve due to leadership not fully embracing it, budget issues, and even concerns that it looks too slick and expensive for municipal governments to justify.
September 15, 2018 —
Right now, we are in the middle of the deadliest drug crisis in history. One that is taking more lives than influenza, pneumonia, suicide and traffic-related deaths. One that is the leading cause of death for those under the age of 50. I’m of course talking about the opioid crisis.
August 3, 2018 —
The events of 9/11 exposed the critical need for infrastructure and technology that enable coordinated public safety response. Today, the most successful agencies have made the shift from siloed applications to interconnected operations, resulting in smarter response and improved safety for responders and the communities they serve. Interconnected public safety systems help agencies overcome five critical challenges they all face.
July 19, 2018 —
Hosting Super Bowls and World Series are not every day events for most cities and requires an integrated partnership between the city and it’s vendors. Terri Barry, TriTech’s Vice President of Customer Service, discusses tips to ensure law enforcement agencies are prepared for their big day in the July/August issue of Public Safety Communications, the official magazine of APCO International.
July 9, 2018 —
Leading an agency through Crisis is one of the toughest, but often most rewarding, challenges a public safety official can face. Hear advice from TriTech Executive Advisory Board member, retired police Chief Janeé Harteau, named one of Fortune Magazine’s 2017 “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders”, on how to navigate through a crisis successfully.
May 25, 2018 —
The opioid epidemic presents unique challenges to the public safety industry. Traditional methods used in problem-oriented policing leave large gaps in the information as the involvement of opioids in crime are not always documented. Agencies now are diving into the information provided in safety systems such as CAD and RMS to gain a new understanding of the real impacts of this crisis.
May 9, 2018 —
Have you ever tried holding your breath for 30 seconds or even a minute? Isn’t it amazing how time seems to slow down? How each second seems to come slower and slower? That same feeling occurs with every person who has called 9-1-1 and is waiting for EMS to respond.