January just flew by, 2021 is already off to a great start! It's clear everyone is feeling recharged and energetic after the holiday season - ready to take on the new year! 2020 was a wild ride, no doubt there. But despite all the hurdles and disruptions, we were able to find new growth, develop ground-breaking features, and set a new standard for what's possible. Here’s some of the highlights from last year… Forensic Advantage [...]
“System and Organization Controls” (SOC) Reports were developed by The American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA). These reports are utilized by independent, third-party auditors to examine a service organization’s controls put in place to protect their clients’ assets. “Controls” being a policy, process, or procedure that is created to achieve a desired event or to avoid an unwanted event. The two most common types of SOC Reports are: SOC 1 – focused on outsourced services [...]
New app deployed in Lebanon High School Indiana to increase communications between school officials and emergency services – making students safer
This year, Indiana’s Lebanon High School partnered with Caliber Public Safety in the finalization and implementation of new FirstAlert system, yet another groundbreaking solution from Caliber that innovates, reimagines and streamlines the way citizens and first responders communicate. Literally at the touch of a button, FirstAlert communicates to the local 911 center the type of emergency and location, so that emergency telecommunicators instantly know what type of response is needed, and where to send them. [...]
In the summer of 2020, Rutgers University Police Department, a Caliber partner since 2006, became one of the first law enforcement organizations in the country to implement Caliber’s online Community Reporting system. “Online reporting is something that’s been on my radar for a year or so,” says RUPD Deputy Chief Michael Rein, “but the pandemic definitely expedited the need for it.” Prior to the advent and adoption of Caliber’s Community Reporting system, community members who witnessed [...]
Please join us as we extend our sincere gratitude to Todd Sparrow. Todd has not only served the 911 community, and citizens of Kentucky for the last 38 years, he has also been an incredible partner for Caliber Public Safety for over a decade as a valued customer, advocate, and member of our Client Advisory Board. It has been an honor and a privilege to work with you Todd. We wish you success in your retirement. [...]
The FY21 Secured School Safety Grant application will be opening very soon. Applying schools should familiarize themselves with the grant guidelines and have all necessary reference materials before beginning the application. The FY21 performance period will remain from Sept. 1, 2020, to Aug. 31, 2021. A Notice of Funding Opportunity will be distributed once the online application is live. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security requests all organizations verify their IntelliGrants accounts by 4 p.m. ET [...]
Keyser Police Department in West Virginia is a small department of twelve officers serving a community of approximately 5,000. The department handles just over five-thousand calls for service a year. Chief Paul Sabin who rose through the departments ranks was appointed as Chief in December 2019. The department operates to professional standards in accordance with state and federal requirements and actively promotes community engagement. Until recently, Keyser Police Department had been relying on a combination of [...]
Long gone are the days where hardware failures due to flooding, fires, or lightning are the biggest threat to your Agency IT posture. Ransomware and malicious hackers have arrived, and their attacks on Public Safety and Government agencies are only increasing across America. Caliber has seen the damage that these devastating attacks can cause, and we urge all agencies to take action to ensure you are following technology best practices for network and physical security and [...]
Caliber Public Safety is pleased to announce the release of Online RMS 11.2.0 to all hosted RMS clients.
December 3, 2019 Highlights of Online RMS 11.2.0 Release: Online RMS 11.2.0 includes enhancements and improvements that touch over 35 RMS components, including Investigative Case Management, SmartSearch/Statewide Searching, User Subscription Management, Master Indices Search Enhancers, Master Person Entry, Remote Geo-Coordinate Mapping Support, State NIBRS Support, Caliber Color and Logo Branding, Technology Upgrades; as well as many other product enhancements, integration improvements, and issue resolutions.