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Technology is constantly evolving, and that means what worked a few years ago may not be the best option now. How is your department handling technology advancements? Is the department still relying on old technology without a solid plan for upgrading? Take a look at these five steps to technology planning. Step 1: Assess Your Resources Before you can go forward, you need to evaluate where you are now. What resources do you currently have in place? How well is it working? How do your current resources fall short? Who does your department rely on for technology? Evaluate every aspect of your department’s technology. In doing so, you can avoid buying redundant or incompatible technologies. It also helps you determine if the technology you currently use is obsolete. Step 2: Define Department’s Needs Why does your department need technology? What will technology help you accomplish that you can’t do right […]
MdE, Inc. is proud to be participating in the 2021 International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference. Come visit us at booth #239 Tuesday, March 23, and Wednesday, March 24. Find out how MdE can help your department track training, assets, performance evaluations, and more! What is the ILEETA Conference? ILEETA is an organization that is committed to the reduction of law enforcement risk through the enhancement of training for criminal justice practitioners. They hold an annual conference that is filled with training for things such as: The use of force Officer survival Defensive tactics Instructor development …and more!
Health, wellness, and fitness are important for everyone, and especially for first responders. Your job as a first responder is demanding and can take a toll on your overall health, so your health is a priority. Take a look at some of the ways wellness and fitness programs can benefit you: Manage Stress Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and other first responders have difficult jobs. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and stressed due to the situations you face on a daily basis. Regular exercise can help first responders alleviate stress; there are countless articles to the benefits to stress reduction. Exercise can even help reduce symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Improve Overall Health As a first responder, your overall health is important. Your job requires an enormous amount of physical and mental strength. Staying in shape will help combat obesity, diabetes, and other illnesses. It will also help manage […]
Your organization cannot be successful without having proper documentation and effective documentation procedures. They play an important role for the organization’s employees and its clients. But what is it about documentation that makes it so crucial for organizations? Keep reading to find out. Record Keeping “If it’s not documented, it did not happen”. Documentation provides a written record of events, procedures, and conversations. If a dispute occurs, verbal agreements cannot be proven. Written documents minimize risk to the organization since they can be used as evidence during legal matters, audits, and disputes. Organizations can greatly reduce liability by having effective documentation procedures. Keep Track of Progress Every organization has goals. Proper documentation helps achieve those goals by tracking progress. This can help leaders prioritize tasks, hold employees accountable, and improve productivity. Regardless of the industry, your organization is in, it can benefit from tracking progress through proper documentation. Easy […]