As the potential for police misconduct comes under greater scrutiny, the burden of monitoring and reporting such behavior often falls on fellow officers. This article offers some tips on how to responsibly report concerns, and how the right case management and training tools can help organizations respond.
As the nation debates what role the police should play in the 21st century, departments are reassessing their hiring processes. Envisage invited Dan Zivkovitch to speak on hiring best practices, as part of an ongoing webinar series on Leading through the Policing Crisis. Read on to see the lessons he shared about how you can hire the right people for your department.
Public safety will look different in the future, and it will look different place to place. But across the board, Envisage Technologies is built to help leaders keep their promises and offer answers that matter.
On paper, law enforcement and social work may seem like very different professions, although they are often professionally intertwined. In practice, bringing a social worker into the law enforcement environment can generate substantial benefits for the agency and its public.
Some federal programs give responder agencies money, goods, or training to further their stated mission. Others, like the Cooperative Purchasing Program put forth by the General Services Administration (GSA), allow the same organizations to benefit from federal spending power, giving them greater flexibility in when, where, and how their dollars are ultimately spent. Highly useful overall, this option may be of particular value where technology purchases are concerned.
As Envisage Technologies continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), our priorities are to preserve our ability to operate and serve our customers and safeguard the health of our employees and during this emergency.
The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 is officially more than a scare. With a full-blown pandemic settling over the country, both public-facing and internal employees of public safety agencies are at particular risk in terms of infection and transmission.
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.
Identity Access Management (IAM) has become a hot topic in information security circles for a reason: Without proper controls in place, digital systems risk major damage via the same accounts accessed by users. Non-technical management and other stakeholders should take particular care to follow these tips.
With record-breaking legal settlements paid by public entities in recent years, there are several reasons public safety and other government organizations need to implement an enterprise-level training management system built specifically for their industry. Key among these are the needs to protect reputation and budget. While generic learning management systems designed for other types of customers may deliver some types of training effectively, one significant downside is that they are more likely to leave public safety and government organizations inadequately defended from potential lawsuits. The Acadis® Readiness Suite is designed exclusively for public safety and other high risk and liability government organizations as an enterprise-class training management system.