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The recent spike in active shooter events on K-12 campuses and in other public places across the US is a sobering reminder that we, as a community, need to do more to reduce the threat of gun violence, aggression, and bullying. Now, more than ever, schools and communities need weapons detection systems. In this blog, we discuss how modern concealed weapons detections solutions solve many problems that older technologies fail to address. Read the blog here.
ICU Technologies, Inc., the leader in public safety security technology solutions, announced Tommy Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately replacing outgoing CEO Brian Van Norman. Tommy Smith, ICU Chief Operating Officer (COO), assumed all...
ICU Technologies, Inc., the leader in public safety security technology solutions, is thrilled to announce Tanner Scheurer has recently been promoted to Solutions Engineer. Tanner’s new role allows him to apply his years of security technology system installation...
Public Security Solutions Blogs
California’s new AB-841 law created a grant program to make K-12 schools safer, but failed to address debilitating issues like staffing shortages and procurement hurdles. Learn what AB-841 requires and how, when applied properly, the law actually helps California public school districts address staffing and procurement issues while improving process efficiencies in the effort to create safer schools. We detail what a good technology partner should be doing for school districts, and how AB-841 not only helps to improve the air quality of schools, but also can help reduce crime.
Most organizations rely on the RFP process when purchasing technology solutions, but that process is exhausting, inefficient, expensive, and often results in outcomes that ultimately do not fix the problem the RFP was intended to improve. There is a better option: the GSA contract. This article explores three significant problems with RFPs and provides key reasons to consider the use of the GSA procurement process.
Government Security Solutions Blogs
Almost habitually, many organizations rely on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process when purchasing technology solutions. Officials tend to view the RFP process as fair and competitive. However, more attractive options, such as the GSA contract...
Let’s face it, procurement in public sector isn’t easy. Every California public sector organization is guided by the state’s Department of General Services (DGS) requirements. These requirements must be met or offer a stricter adherence to be...
School & Campus Safety Blogs
School safety and security is a complex topic. While security is definitely physical there’s an important “softer side” related to the school culture often overlooked, creating weaknesses in school security effectiveness. PASS and Safe and Sound Schools created a list of five critical questions ICU Technologies agrees every California K12 school should have answers to. Read this repurposed PASS post here.
The countless school shootings over the last 30 years all have a breakdown in at least one of three critical fundamentals of school safety planning. In this blog by ICU’s CXO, Jason Eatmon details each of the three fundamentals and explains why school safety success requires a holistic plan with an experienced, engaged school security technology partner committed to these three fundamentals.
ICU TECHNOLOGIES NEWS
ICU is pleased to announce Austin Barker has joined our company as Inside Sales Manager, where he brings more than ten years of sales experience, including the last seven years exclusively focused on public sector IT sales. Read the complete post here.
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