Public Safety News and Topics

Coping with Coronavirus: LMS and Virtual Training

With COVID-19 disrupting classrooms across the nation, this is a crucial time for many agencies to prepare for moving classes and other training events online. Even though the long-term scope of these disruptions is hard to predict, organizations entrusted with public safety need to ensure they can continue training operations in the face of public health emergencies or natural disasters.

2020-03-16T14:56:44-04:00March 16th, 2020|Public Safety, Readiness, Training & Equipment|

Combating Fatigue and Burnout

A career as a first responder or caregiver can take a serious emotional toll over time. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, explores the mental and emotional impact of service careers — including ways to manage anxiety and stress, and striving for a healthy work-life balance.

2020-04-23T09:35:37-04:00February 28th, 2020|EMS, Healthcare, Public Safety|

Norwest Invests in Envisage to Accelerate Adoption of the Leading Public Safety Technology Platform

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Norwest, a leading investment firm, today announced that it has made a growth equity investment in Envisage Technologies, LLC (Envisage), a leading SaaS provider of public safety training and compliance management systems. Norwest’s investment will help Envisage rapidly scale operations to meet increasing customer demand and […]

2020-02-19T09:11:41-05:00February 19th, 2020|General, Press Releases, Public Safety, Readiness|

Envisage and Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Safety Group Announce Collaboration

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Envisage Technologies, a leading provider of public safety training management systems, today announced a collaboration with the Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Safety Group (Public Safety Group) a leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions. Through this partnership, Envisage’s public safety-focused Acadis Readiness Suite training […]

2020-01-31T14:04:24-05:00January 31st, 2020|Press Releases, Public Safety|

Cellphone Challenges for Law Enforcement and Corrections

Cellular phone technology has fundamentally changed the way people communicated since it hit the mass market in 1984, and its effects on overall public safety were nearly as dramatic. Today’s public safety agencies utilize mobile devices better and in more ways than ever, but that does not negate the unique challenges they pose — especially for personnel in the law enforcement and corrections fields.

2020-01-09T13:10:11-05:00January 7th, 2020|Corrections, Law Enforcement, Public Safety|

There Are No Routine Stops for Law Enforcement—and no Easy Way to Handle Safety

Law enforcement organizations have long known the dangers of traffic stops, but statistics often fail to tell the whole story. Dealing with the practice’s uncertainties and unwanted variables effectively means shouldering a certain amount of risk, despite efforts to improve safety on often-busy roadways — a difficult situation for a field intent on keeping its officers safe.

2019-12-11T11:29:25-05:00December 10th, 2019|Public Safety|

FirstForward Adds RMS Integration

BLOOMINGTON, IN — Tracking exposures just got easier for public safety agencies, thanks to an integration between the FirstForward training platform and Emergency Reporting Records Management Software (RMS). The integration will create a simple, automated process for tracking exposures, saving time for […]

2020-01-31T12:30:51-05:00December 9th, 2019|General, Press Releases, Public Safety|

Envisage Named One of Area’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Since 2016, Envisage has grown from 68 to more than 120 employees, and revenue has doubled. The company is committed to ensuring employee success by putting them in the right role and helping them stay healthy and comfortable. This involves, for example, communicating in different ways for introverts and extroverts, providing heathy snacks and beverages daily, and encouraging a work/life balance.

2019-12-03T12:08:11-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Press Releases, Public Safety|