State of California Awards New Contract to Indiana-Based Envisage Technologies

Envisage Technologies announced today that it has been awarded a new contract by the State of California’s Department of State Hospitals (DSH). As part of the contract, Envisage will implement the Acadis® Readiness Suite to replace DSH’s legacy training management system for their law enforcement division.

Wearable technology is maturing at the right time for public safety

First Responders, as a group, have a unique relationship with technology. The ability to apply technology to fitness, training activities, and established procedures in the first responder field allows for the integration of many technological developments into every day practices. Much of the current excitement around wearable technology in fields like firefighting, emergency medical services, and law enforcement draws from this patience and past success. With enough time to iron out the technical, financial, and bureaucratic details surrounding them, off-the-shelf wearable gadgets and purpose-built tools—along with the software that runs on them—have a chance to realize their full potential.

Private-Industry Management & Training Corporation Selects Acadis® Readiness Suite for Training Management

Envisage Technologies announced today that it has been chosen by private-industry Management & Training Corporation (MTC) to implement the Acadis® Readiness Suite to replace their legacy training management systems for their corrections division.

Envisage Launches Acadis® Mobile for High Stakes Testing

Envisage Technologies, creators of the Acadis® Readiness Suite—a software solution built to manage the complex training operations for first responder communities—announced today that they have begun offering a mobile application for Apple mobile devices. Acadis Mobile is available for download from the App Store.

State of Michigan Restricts Out-of-State Law Enforcement Training to Include Only Nationally Certified Courses

The State of Michigan recently announced that they will only accept out-of-state training for law enforcement officers that has been credentialed by the National Certification Program (NCP). The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) launched the NCP, created with the primary goal of improving the quality of training provided to law enforcement officers.

Sheriffs Engage, Network at NSA’s 75th Annual Education & Technology Expo

The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) held its 75th Annual Conference June 24-29 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota. The Education and Technology Expo brought together sheriffs, deputies, industry experts, and vendors from across the country to participate in seminars, celebrate the accomplishments of sheriffs and their offices, and try out the newest innovations in law enforcement. Here we summarize the conference.

Envisage Launches Premium Services Option to FirstForward® Training Network in the Form of FirstForward PRO

Envisage Technologies, creators of FirstForward®—the training network built exclusively for first responders—announced today that they have begun offering a premium service to the existing FirstForward framework.