News From MCP

  • Mission Critical Partners Weighs in on Smartphone Apps’ Effect on 9-1-1

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (February 10, 2017)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) today announced that the firm recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to initiate a proceeding to consider how best to apply existing regulations to smartphone 9-1-1 applications and, where necessary, adopt new requirements. MCP’s comments provide the FCC with the

  • Mission Critical Partners Expands Roster of Key Subject-Matter Experts

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (February 3, 2017)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) today announced several new additions to its industry-leading roster of public safety consultants and subject-matter experts. The new hires are as follows: Brian Melcer, Program Manager—Melcer comes to MCP from Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, where he was director of public safety. In this role, Melcer oversaw the reorganization

  • Mission Critical Partners Announces January Continuing Education Series

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (January 3, 2017)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced its January Continuing Education Series session topics today. This complimentary and virtual educational webinar provides the public safety community with an opportunity to stay current on new technologies, legislation and industry trends without having to travel. The January event is listed below. Register early –

  • Mission Critical Partners Announces Fall Continuing Education Series

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (October 13, 2016)—Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) announced its fall Continuing Education Series session topics for October and November today. These complimentary and virtual educational opportunities provide the public safety community with an opportunity to stay current on new technologies, legislation and industry trends without having to travel. October and November events

  • Mission Critical Partners Supports Successful Arizona Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Technology Test Event

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (October 6, 2016)— Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) developed and managed, on behalf of the State of Arizona, a mock disaster drill designed to test a variety of communications technologies being considered for the state’s planned public safety broadband network (PSBN). The disaster drill—which simulated a tour helicopter losing altitude and striking

  • Mission Critical Partners Honored as one of the Best Places to Work in PA

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (September 19, 2016)—Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2016. The annual ranking, now in its 16th year, is one of the first statewide programs in the country that recognizes Pennsylvania organizations that benefit the state’s economy and its workforce. “We

  • Mission Critical Partners Adds Lifecycle Management Services

    Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) announced that it has launched a new service offering, lifecycle management services, that is intended to help public safety agencies better manage their communications infrastructure and maximize their technology investments. “Since our inception, MCP has helped our clients design, procure and implement their various communications systems,” said Kevin Murray, the

  • Mission Critical Partners Named A Public Safety Industry Top Consultant

    Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) was named as a “2016 Top Consultant” to the public safety sector by MissionCritical Communications magazine. The magazine’s annual Top Consultant program honors consulting firms nominated by its readers. MCP client Christy Williams, director of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) 911 Program, nominated the firm. NCTCOG serves

  • NATIONAL 911 PROGRAM ANNOUNCES AUGUST 9TH STATE OF 911 WEBINAR

    Join this webinar for a conversation about the pros, cons and alternatives of a national address database, the assistance available for counties who do not have electronic address data, and the findings from the National Address Database Summit. Also learn about the preparation for NG911 deployment and two-year GIS effort in the National Capital Region, and the

  • NATIONAL 911 PROGRAM ANNOUNCES NEXT STATE OF 911 WEBINAR

    Join this webinar for an overview of FirstNet’s current outreach efforts to the public safety community, and to learn more about a variety of tools and data expected to be available in a fully integrated FirstNet and NG911 system, which will help improve public safety communication nationwide.