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Caliber Public Safety Launches Channel Partner Referral Program to Expand Public Safety Solutions Reach

[Winston- Salem, NC – March 1, 2024] – Caliber Public Safety, a leading provider of innovative public safety software solutions, today announced the launch of its new Channel Partner Referral Program. This program is designed to foster strategic partnerships with organizations like radio solution providers, distributors, and consultants, enabling them to seamlessly introduce their clients to Caliber Public Safety's cutting-edge technology and earn competitive commissions. “We are thrilled to launch the Channel Partner Referral Program and [...]

By |2024-03-01T13:51:24-05:00March 1st, 2024|Caliber News, Press Releases, Product Updates|Comments Off on Caliber Public Safety Launches Channel Partner Referral Program to Expand Public Safety Solutions Reach

Public Safety Technology in Schools

One of the most interesting ways to examine emerging technologies is to look at technologies that were emerging a few years ago, then compare their prevalence to today. An interesting article was published two years ago in the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools that highlighted new technologies that can enhance school safety. According to the article, these include thermal imaging, passive body scanners, facial recognition, vape detection, and gunshot detection. Let’s examine these out of order. [...]

By |2024-02-26T15:44:34-05:00February 26th, 2024|CAD, Caliber News, Online RMS, School Safety|Comments Off on Public Safety Technology in Schools

From CAD to Mobile: Gladwin County Sheriff’s Office Doubles Down on Public Safety with Caliber Technology

The Gladwin County Sheriff's Office has a long-standing reputation for prioritizing public safety, and their commitment continues to evolve through the strategic adoption of cutting-edge technology. They've not only successfully migrated to Caliber's next-generation CAD NG system, but they've also taken the next step by fully implementing Caliber Mobile, equipping their officers with powerful tools in the field. A Legacy of Partnership: Since 2005, the Sheriff's Office has relied on Caliber Public Safety's solutions, and their [...]

By |2024-02-12T16:40:13-05:00February 12th, 2024|CAD, Caliber News, Customer News, Mobile|Comments Off on From CAD to Mobile: Gladwin County Sheriff’s Office Doubles Down on Public Safety with Caliber Technology

The Cloud and Public Safety Software

Caliber Public Safety is no stranger to “the cloud.” Highly secure cloud technology allows our Records Management System, Online RMS, to get the right information into the hands of front-line officers at the right time. The web-based RMS deploys quickly and delivers unrivaled data-sharing and instant compliance with State and Federal NIBRS. It is relied on by thousands of public safety and security personnel, representing just one aspect of how Caliber leverages “the cloud” to accomplish [...]

By |2024-02-05T13:57:10-05:00February 5th, 2024|CAD, Caliber News, Mobile, Online RMS|Comments Off on The Cloud and Public Safety Software

AI and Public Safety: Looking Ahead

The proliferation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology such as ChatGPT (and other services, such as “Grok” from X) has brought AI to the forefront of discussions about software development, software applications, and how this computing power can be used to serve us. Public Safety software is no different. There are interesting applications for AI that are even now in use or development. There are also, however, hazards where AI technology is concerned – hazards which will [...]

By |2024-01-29T14:39:44-05:00January 29th, 2024|Caliber News|Comments Off on AI and Public Safety: Looking Ahead

Automatic Emergency Response Communication and Public Safety

Caliber Public Safety remains at the forefront of technological development. Among these innovations is one that will become increasingly prominent in coming years, which is automatic communication and alerting. There are many instances in which it is desirable to contact emergency support personnel or other first responders, but doing so by voice, or directly as the victim, is not possible. Those in distress may be unable to call, either because they are under duress or too [...]

By |2024-01-22T12:33:55-05:00January 22nd, 2024|CAD, Caliber News, FirstAlert, Mobile|Comments Off on Automatic Emergency Response Communication and Public Safety

Celebrating Growth and Innovation: Caliber Recognizes Top Talent with Well-Deserved Promotions

We are thrilled to announce a series of promotions within our organization, recognizing the exceptional contributions of three outstanding individuals: Jeremy McDougal, Charles Smith, and Peter Norman. These promotions not only celebrate their past achievements but also signal our commitment to nurturing talent and fostering ongoing growth within our team.Jeremy McDougal: A 20-year veteran at Caliber, Jeremy's impact on our data services is undeniable. He has transformed our data conversion team into a powerhouse, consistently delivering [...]

By |2024-01-05T11:21:32-05:00January 5th, 2024|Caliber News|Comments Off on Celebrating Growth and Innovation: Caliber Recognizes Top Talent with Well-Deserved Promotions

First Responders and Technology

Last year, a public safety software company highlighted the need for first response personnel to be supported by cutting edge technology. “When it comes to emergency response measures, every second counts,” they wrote. “People in trouble rely on first responders to step in and alleviate the situation — whether it’s a medical emergency, fire, or any other dire event. In order for emergency workers to efficiently take care of people, they need a reliable, technical solution [...]

By |2024-01-02T13:32:27-05:00January 2nd, 2024|CAD, Caliber News, Mobile, Online RMS|Comments Off on First Responders and Technology

Computer-Aided Dispatch and Support Personnel Morale

Humor is one way that first responders and emergency support personnel deal with the stress and, yes, tragedy that they encounter on the job. We have covered in this blog the dangers of dispatcher burnout and how public safety software companies like Caliber help support these personnel. An interesting take on this issue can be found in a humor article entitled, “5 Terrible Things I learned working as a 911 Dispatcher.” In the piece, Robert Evans [...]

By |2023-12-18T13:20:25-05:00December 18th, 2023|CAD, Caliber News|Comments Off on Computer-Aided Dispatch and Support Personnel Morale

PocketCop and Supporting First Responders

An interesting piece in Android Central highlighted the information that first responders can obtain from a person’s Android phone. “The Personal Safety app on Android has added medical ID support for RapidSOS,” writes Brady Snyder, “a platform that shares critical medical information with first responders. With the new feature, a person's medical data will be automatically shared with emergency services when a 911 call is placed. The initiative should help first responders respond quicker and more [...]

By |2023-12-11T14:40:26-05:00December 11th, 2023|Caliber News, Mobile, PocketCop, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PocketCop and Supporting First Responders