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Why is Documentation Essential for Your Facility?

Keeping track of employee performance is essential for training and certification purposes, enforcing policies & procedures, promoting growth within the ranks, and more. So whether you work within a law enforcement agency, emergency medical service provider, dispatch center, or a corrections facility, let’s take a look at why you need a reliable system for documenting employee records. Know Who is Achieving and Who Isn’t There are a lot of moving parts within a public safety facility no matter what sector you’re in. Being able to see who is performing above standards and who is not will help your supervisory staff members determine appropriate promotions, demotions, and other choices throughout the year. Whether you’re capturing forms for a new hire, checking in with a seasoned employee, or ensuring your instructors are certified, a proper, digital documentation system will ensure you have up-to-date employee information when you need it. . Just think: how easy does your current system let you know if a new hire or trainee is actually learning what they need to learn, or that your supervisors are teaching what they need to teach? Find Patterns Within Your Department If you have a problem with one of your employees, you […]

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How Equipment Tracking Improves Officer Safety

Public safety officers use a wide variety of gear in order to do their job in keeping the public safe. Some of this equipment is used specifically to keep the officers themselves safe and unharmed so that they may carry out their duties successfully. MdE, Inc. is happy to offer asset tracking software to assist with the managing of officer equipment on the job. What Our Tracking Software Does MdE’s user-friendly equipment tracking software has many functions and capabilities: It tracks all equipment from date of purchase to end-of-use. It allows for documentation of weapons involved in qualifications and officer-involved shootings. It catalogues cost, maintenance and repair history. It tracks and can notify your department of warranty status and expiration dates. It offers up-to-the-minute status reports (active, inactive, destroyed, sold, etc.). It allows for the administration of weapons independent of other types of equipment. It includes a Firearms Qualification feature which specifies requirements based on firearm type utilized to qualify. Data can be input and e-mailed directly from the range. How Our Software Benefits Officers and Improves their Safety It Saves Time Storing all data in one centralized place that can be accessed by administrators, management and officers in the […]

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What to Look for When Evaluating New Recruits

When hiring new recruits to work in the public safety sector, individual evaluation is essential. Effective evaluation allows you to form a professional team operating at peak efficiencies. Most all new recruits go through intense training in their first couple weeks (or months). During this time their performance is evaluated regularly (if not daily) to ensure they are fully capable of performing the critical tasks the job demands. Having worked with public safety in every state nationwide, with our software solutions for public safety, we’re able to share some of the criteria often used when evaluating new recruits. RED Flags in Evaluation Noticing the following things during a new hire’s evaluation period can provide subtle hints they may not be cut out for the job: Not maintaining composure in stressful or emergency situations Inability or unwillingness to coordinate efforts with other officers on-scene Failure to identify and interview all potential witnesses Engaging in distracting activity while driving (i.e. cell phone use) Non-compliance with driving laws Not limiting radio transmissions to only that which is necessary Disrespect to fellow officers or public citizens Inability to adapt appropriately to a change in procedures Untidy appearance or unkempt uniform Inability to keep assigned […]

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