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Warning: Your new IT budget could bust quickly if you’re not careful

By Thomas Kooy

Standards-based, interconnectivity approach to data integration essential

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2011)
 

Reduce Expenses: Tips to Live Within the Budget

By Andrew Borrello

Police departments everywhere are facing increasing budget cuts. Some tips for staying within a limited budget include extended maintenance agreements, outsourcing parking enforcement, energy conservation lighting and more. Federal, state, and private or commercial grants are also available to fund the purchase of equipment, provide a budget for training, establish new programs, or to hire new police officers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2011)
 

Costs to Convince the Chief

By Scott Coy

Approach the purchase of vehicles in the same manner as a crime scene investigation; information gathering and methodology will help you through the process. This article offers the tools to help you make your decision as well as sell it to the chief.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Beware of Phantom Savings

By Joel Levitt

Focus on the real savings—the ones that put money in the bank.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

NAPFM: U.K.'s National Association of Police Fleet Managers

By Roger Blaxall

The National Association of Police Fleet Managers annual conference is now at its third new venue in 10 years, having expanded as is grows in popularity. Here’s a look at this year’s cars.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)
 

Better Planning Means Better IT Investment

By Stephenie Slahor

Technology is a vital part of public safety and working with the right people as well as conducting proper reseach will help you plan better.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2011)
 

Achieve growth by design—Not by chance

By Stephenie Slahor

While it is likely that your agency will “survive” even if money is tight, its expansion or its future projects will depend on restructuring, and that includes using the agency’s time, personnel, resources and money wisely, without taking away from the functions that must be done.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2011)
 

Automation solutions for law enforcement

By Stephenie Slahor

Planning, managing and implementing large-scale, high-cost law enforcement technology projects, such as automated fingerprint identification systems, computer-aided dispatch and records management systems, or radio system projects, require a working partnership between command staff and information technology staff, careful attention to detail, and approaching such projects with a business-like demeanor.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2011)
 

Dynamic Systems’ law enforcement barcode equipment & inventory manager software

 

Dynamic Systems, Inc. (DSI), a Redmond, Wash., software developer specializing in data collection applications, announced a low-cost equipment and inventory manager for law enforcement agencies based on barcode technology.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Priority-Based Budgets

By Stephenie Slahor

Here are some Web sites that will help you take all your ideas for improving accountability in your budget and turn them into actual practices. This will lead to better results for the public.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2010)
 
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