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What is the difference between EMS and EMT? | 10-8 Systems

The world of public safety has no shortage of acronyms. EMS and EMT are prime examples of two common terms used by both the general public and those in the service provider professions. It would be mo...


Using Security Dispatch Software for Large Sporting Events in 2020

The safety of visitors and staff on game day is paramount and the use of security dispatch software is an essential tool for that vital mission. The venue of a large sporting event can create challeng...


The Purpose and Benefits of a Security Dispatch Operation Center

The use of an operations center is not a new concept. Law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, emergency medical services (EMS), and search and rescue have been using an integrated dispatch so...


Security dispatch software for College and University Campuses

Most students attending college will never realize the advantages security dispatching software is providing for their overall learning environment. Safety is too often assumed to be someone else's re...


Different Agencies that use Dispatching Software in the modern world

Nearly any organization with any size fleet which is required to respond to calls for service can benefit from a modernized dispatch software. Traditionally used in public safety, the technological ad...


What is a Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) System in Dispatch Software

The use of computer aided dispatch systems (CAD) continues to grow. It is, after all, a form of technology that has proven beneficial to public safety providers for decades. CAD's benefits are derived...


Police Dispatch Software & Other Technology Helping Law Enforcement

Police Dispatch Software & 6 Technologies That Have Improved Law Enforcement  Just 40 years ago, in January 1979, law enforcement agencies around the world were first introduced to computers...


How Does Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) Assist the Telecommunicator

The job title of the primary user of a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system can vary greatly; telecommunicator, 911 operator, emergency call taker, and dispatcher, are but a few examples. Regardless o...


New Dispatching Software Helps Improve Public Safety | 10-8 Systems

Public safety professionals rely on quality dispatching software to help protect their communities. Without knowing it, members of the general public also rely on dispatching software as they expect t...


What Software Do Law Enforcement Use | Dispatch Software | CAD Systems

It is rare to find an industry that does not use software in some capacity. For 21st-century law enforcement agencies, it is a necessity for the function of their operation. While the types of softwar...


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