The Model for Advancing Public Safety
It has become incredibly difficult to manage a public safety organization in the current environment. Every operation has systems and applications that are interrelated and interconnected. On top of that, officials have an abundance of operational factors, like organizational structure, staffing, dispatch systems, cybersecurity risks, training and more, to balance.
For public safety officials, staying on top of these factors is a challenging job. To help overcome this challenge, MCP developed the Model for Advancing Public SafetySM (MAPSSM), a proprietary assessment framework that helps officials understand where their organization stands in key areas and provides a quick view into where they need to prioritize.
A Powerful, Actionable Impact
MAPS is an assessment program that provides an impartial, third-party view of a center’s environment to help officials identify goals and prioritize efforts. It combines public safety and IT standards, formalized accreditation programs, and industry best practices with MCP’s expertise and experience, helping agencies understand how things should be and how the client measures up to that. Agencies will also see the following benefits from a MAPS assessment:
- Establish a metric to measure progress
- Benchmark themselves against similar public safety agencies
- Identify short-term opportunities to focus on while building a long-term vision
- A tool to communicate with stakeholders and elected officials to justify funding priorities
The MAPS program provides each client with scoring and a blueprint that helps agencies understand where they need to prioritize, as well as a comprehensive recommendations report that provides strategies for addressing risk factors.
MAPS Assessment Capabilities
Physical security and cybersecurity
Land mobile radio systems
Next generation 911 readiness
Public safety technology
PSAP data integration and analytics readiness
Network inventory and assessment
The Model for Advancing Public Safety Resources
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