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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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Some Things to Look for When Evaluating New Recruits

After 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, 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 equipment clean and in order GREEN Flags […]

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Field Training Software for EMS

The training and evaluation of new hires in the Emergency Medical Services field is especially important. After all, their primary job is to provide emergency medical care. To ensure your employees are properly educated and trained to do the job, you need a strong and efficient system in place for your trainers and evaluators to document training and performance. MdE Inc. has provided field training software for EMS to hundreds of departments across the United States since 1999. We offer state-of-the-art field training software for EMS professionals, as well as for others in the public safety sector. You understand the importance of training—we are dedicated to making your job of tracking that training easier so you can get your new hires better educated without compromising thoroughness. Let’s take a look at the primary functions of our EMS training software: Simplifies the Evaluation process Our user interface and software navigation make it easier for managers to automate their existing performance evaluations. These evaluations can be created, edited, and completed at any location, whether in the office or in the field. Our web-based application offers a paperless system for observation reports and performance evaluations, saving you both time and money. It also provides critical […]

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4 Ways Software Helps You Run an Effective Correctional Facility

Running a correctional facility is no walk in the park. Whether housing hardened criminals in a penitentiary or running a county jail, running an efficient facility is paramount to success. In today’s day and age, this is a feat not accomplished without the right software. Here are four ways correctional facility software helps you run an effective correctional facility. Performance Evaluation No matter what business you are in, performance evaluations are necessary for good management. The correctional business is no exception. With proper correctional facility software, performance reports can be easily accessed and edited from anywhere. Documents, files, and pictures can easily be attached to reports, including existing reports which can be integrated into your new system. Efficiency in Field Training Today’s software has replaced filing cabinets, at least for those looking to run at peak efficiency. The A.D.O.R.E. module is a web-based and paperless field-training software which streamlines the field training performance evaluation process and can even integrate backlogged employee reviews. It’s entirely customizable to your specific business and provides instant access to trainee strengths and weaknesses for remediation/termination reports. Equipment Tracking It takes a lot of equipment to run a correctional facility. From the gear worn by guards […]

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Saving Lives with Reliable Dispatch Software

Communication centers are at the heart of the dispatching process and their accuracy and efficiency must be their highest priority. Here’s how they can do their job more efficiently and save lives with reliable dispatch software.

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