Midland, Texas Police Department Chooses New World Systems' Records and Mobile Software.
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TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2001
New World Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-wide software solutions for the public sector, announced that Midland, Texas Midland is the county seat of Midland CountyGR6 located on the Southern Plains of the western area of the U.S. State of Texas. As of the 2006 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a total population of 102,073. Police Department signed a $833,475 contract to license their fully integrated Aegis(R) Records software on the IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) (R) iSeries 400 platform and their Windows(R)-based Aegis Mobile Computing Using a computing device while in transit. Mobile computing implies wireless transmission, but wireless transmission does not necessarily imply mobile computing. Fixed wireless applications use satellites, radio systems and lasers to transmit between permanent objects such as buildings .
The company will provide software and services that will fully automate the agencies' operations and provide increased access to information among law enforcement personnel.
In addition to the Aegis Records and Mobile applications, the agency licensed several optional modules, including Field Reporting, Alarms Tracking and Billing, Property Room Bar Coding, Digital Imaging and Data Analysis and Mapping as well as Federal and State Compliance Reporting modules and NCIC NCIC National Crime Information Center
NCIC National Cancer Institute of Canada
NCIC North Carolina Industrial Commission
NCIC National Cartographic Information Center
NCIC National Cancer Information Center (American Cancer Society) .
"We chose New World, because of their product," said Deputy Chief John R. Smith. "The Aegis software is a comprehensive system that will allow the department to meet city, state and federal requirements and provide better service to our community."
The system the Midland, Texas Police Department has been using is ten years old and no longer meets the agency's needs. "As fast as technology develops, it was important for us to find a vendor who provided upgrades so we are always working with current software," said Smith. "New World not only provides upgrades, but the Company continually develops new software, ensuring they are on the cutting edge of technology."
The police department foresees increased productivity using New World's Records and Mobile application. Aegis Mobile gives officers access to records and reports while in the field, allowing law enforcement access to real-time, critical information from New World's Records, increasing officer awareness and safety. Officers can spend more time protecting their community with Aegis Mobile Field Reporting, which allows them to write reports that meet agency, state and federal requirements while in their unit.
"New World's Alarms Tracking and Billing will allow us to automate the process of tracking alarm calls per site and easily bill the person or persons responsible," said Smith.
Midland has an ordinance A law, statute, or regulation enacted by a Municipal Corporation.
An ordinance is a law passed by a municipal government. A municipality, such as a city, town, village, or borough, is a political subdivision of a state within which a municipal corporation has been that requires the department to track the number of times an alarm system is triggered within a year at homes and businesses. When a person or business exceeds the allotted al·lot
tr.v. al·lot·ted, al·lot·ting, al·lots
1. To parcel out; distribute or apportion: allotting land to homesteaders; allot blame.
2. number of service calls, the police department is responsible for billing services rendered.
"New World's Aegis public safety suite of software had the features that we required, and we felt it was robust enough to service a city of our size," said Smith.
The Midland, Texas Police Department has 161 sworn officers and 56 civilians who service a population of 99,000 within 65 square miles A square mil is a unit of area, equal to the area of a square with sides of length one mil. A mil is one thousandth of an international inch. This unit of area is usually used in specifying the area of the cross section of a wire or cable. . The City required a system that would support protecting their community and would handle the 107,000 calls for service that the agency receives in a year.
New World Systems is a public sector software company in Troy, Michigan Troy is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a suburb of Detroit. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 80,959, the 12th largest city in Michigan by population. that has provided software solutions for public safety and public administration organizations since 1981. The Company designs, develops, markets, supports and implements the fully integrated Aegis(R) Public Safety Suite for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS and the Logos(R) Public Administration Suite for local governments. New World has more than 500 customers, comprised of more than 1200 public sector agencies across the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and beyond.
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