Stories from the Street

Stories from the Street—Texas Agency

Our CEO Jeff Halstead has been speaking with executives in cities that use Evertel to get their thoughts on how policing is changing and to get a look at how they use Evertel. We hope it gives you insight into how other agencies are coping as well as utilizing Evertel for departmental communications. He first

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How to Better Collaborate with Neighboring Agencies

Communicating within your own agency is difficult. Communicating with neighboring agencies can be even more difficult, especially during a community crisis. How do you communicate quickly in an effective and secure way? Email can be slow, and radio communications are not secure. During any major crisis, a variety of agencies may be involved and need

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Solutions to Common Challenges During a Crisis

The conditions and threats that arise during times of crisis require 1st responders to receive instant updates. Their safety relies on quick communication. With social media, online messaging, and texting as prevalent as they are, your employees are dependant on instant communication and fast responses in their day-to-day life, as well as at work. There

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Technology Solutions for Predicted Crime Wave During Summer Months

Historically, crime rates have always risen during summer months throughout U.S. cities. However, experts expect the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to compound this year’s summer crime wave. The high unemployment rates throughout the U.S.; a dramatic decrease in travel, tourism, and vacations; and increased restrictions around social distancing will force law enforcement officials

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Doing More With Less: Using Technology for Post-COVID Budgets

The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching impacts on our taxpayer-funded budgets. With reduced travel, tourism, shopping, and levels of discretionary spending, the amount of tax revenue will drop precipitously. Drastically reduced tax revenue will affect city, county, and state budgets throughout 2020 and beyond. Now, more than ever, decision makers overseeing taxpayer-funded budgets must discover

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