If you’ve ever seen a police officer examining a handheld phone, you might have thought you were seeing someone check their text messages or even the weather the way so many of us do. What you may not know is that many officers use handheld apps on agency-issued smartphones for everything from access to records and dispatch info, to other more specialized information. Back in 2019, Police1 wrote that mobile apps were changing the face of [...]
Public safety software supports first responders across the country in keeping your community safer, facilitating the dispatch of appropriate personnel to emergencies, and keeping first responders (including police, fire, and EMS personnel) aware of dangers they may face. This makes public safety software, such as the computer-aided dispatch and records management software Caliber Public Safety provides, immensely important. But did you know that there is an entire week devoted to celebrating those who use public safety [...]
The island of Guam is transforming its Emergency Response capabilities with Next Generation 9-1-1 technology and Caliber’s state-of-the-art Computer Aided Dispatch and first responder Mobile solutions.
As the westernmost point and Territory of the United States, Guam’s unofficial motto is “Where America’s Day Begins.” It will also be where the first 9-1-1 calls on a calendar day will be dispatched using Caliber’s Computer-Aided Dispatch solutions. After a thorough evaluation process, the Guam Fire Department (GFD) announced the award and notice to proceed with Tyto Government Solutions (Tyto) to upgrade from the existing obsolete E9-1-1 system and deliver Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) equipment, [...]
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 [...]