The Failures with Email: Why Law Enforcement Instant Communication Is Critical

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It’s no secret that chiefs are frustrated with the noise of email. You get a flood of messages, and then it’s hard to sort through what matters most. What’s the most urgent email? Which ones can you put on hold?

You need to know where to direct your attention for quick correspondence. Otherwise, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks. That’s just one of the reasons why email is outdated for law enforcement. Sure, it has its place for certain types of messages. But now there’s a better solution for police communication. Reducing crime and keeping the public safe requires agencies to communicate instantly, anytime and anywhere.

Speeding Up Police Communication

You can’t afford to fall behind in a crisis. Or even just with a “typical” day on the job. And that’s exactly why email shouldn’t be the primary form of police communication. It’s too slow and it’s too crowded. For true ease of communication, chiefs need a messaging system that makes it easy to focus. The job is demanding enough as it is, and failed systems just make things even more challenging.

Instead of email, agencies need to make the switch to a communication app that’s specifically designed for their teams. Intelligence needs to be shared quickly, and email just doesn’t cut it. That’s why leaders all over the country are choosing to work with Evertel. You can log in to the system on any device—whether you’re on the scene with your smartphone or back in your office. Evertel helps you to stay informed and connected.

Interdepartmental Announcements

Once they discover Evertel, most agencies are quick to use the correspondence app for general updates. More importantly, though, they know they can rely on Evertel for emergency situations, when instant communication is really the only way to get things under control. When you’re in law enforcement, you know that every day brings something different. Being able to quickly share and organize your interdepartmental announcements in a fluid way makes all the difference for keeping your team on track.

And even better—Evertel actually works to improve first responder communication all across the board. The solution isn’t just for law enforcement agencies to use internally. It lets you connect with other public safety professionals too. You can build chatrooms to check-in with your local fire departments and elected officials. You also have the option to expand your regional collaboration to the surrounding counties or even state-wide. We initially designed Evertel specifically as a police communication app, but really, it’s so much more.


The Ultimate Law Enforcement App

Evertel lets you send messages instantly, which means it feels familiar to use because it’s similar to texting. Yet Evertel isn’t only about quick correspondence. The system works to solve a lot of other problems too, like meeting the records retention requirements. Ease of communication is obviously critical, but security and transparency can’t be ignored either.


If you’re ready to learn more about Evertel, our team would be more than happy to connect. It’s easy to get your free trial started. Then you can get peace of mind and remove a big chunk of that stress from dealing with emails. Everything about our solution is completely compliant with the police communication regulations. It’s time to make your first responder communication better than ever!


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