Government Communication Laws

Cities and States Could Face Lawsuits for Not Complying with Federal Law

There are federal communication laws that apply to every police officer and city official in the United States, and lawsuits will follow if departments do not start complying. These guidelines and laws prohibit any 1st responder and government official from communicating with consumer apps like SMS, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Slack. Yet there are still

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Police Communication Laws

New Laws for Police Could Put Your Job on the Line

Police reform is happening around the country. For the past year, police communication laws have been part of that reform. Multiple states have enacted laws that limit police online communication, and others are requiring departments to save all shared information. Is your department ready for those restrictions and scrutiny? In Texas, failure to retain texts

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Summer Floods Law Enforcement

Managing Your Extreme Weather Response

You see it every summer: photos and videos of devastating storms producing hurricane-force winds, heavy rains, and severe flooding. You hear the stories of swift-water rescues and mass evacuations, not to mention expensive damage and the logistical nightmare of massive road closures.  When you see the devastation caused by these events, it’s easy to think

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Police communication app

Communication is the Key to Leadership

The strongest leaders in history, whether in public service or business, have shown the ability to communicate and connect with their audiences, especially in times of trouble. Crisis situations and high-profile incidents call for timely and effective responses.  With Evertel, you can improve your organization’s leadership capabilities while enhancing performance, team strategy, and overall effectiveness. 

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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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