The first of the new agencies to deploy mobile data was the Patrick County Sheriff's Office, which received federal funding through the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. "We're a small county population-wise, but the Sheriff's Office has primary law enforcement responsibility across almost 500 square miles," stated Patrick County Sheriff's Office Captain Ward Stone. "With MobileCop, our deputies and investigators can get the information they need to protect themselves and get their jobs done. We now have the same tools that larger departments have."
Since there isn't a dedicated county IT support staff, the Patrick County Sheriff's Office needed a mobile data system that would run smoothly. "What amazes me about the system is its reliability - it's truly trouble free," noted Captain Stone. "I thought a new mobile data system would be an operational nightmare for a small department like ours, but we haven't had a single problem since the initial start-up. It's unbelievable! When we did have questions the BIO-key tech support was fabulous."
These awards bring the total number of Virginia agencies using the DaProSystems/BIO-key mobile data solution to eighteen. "These law enforcement agencies are now able to benefit from the seamless integration of BIO-key and DaProSystems Public Safety Software solutions to improve their officer safety and better serve their communities" added Ken Souza, Senior Vice President and General Manager of BIO-key's Law Enforcement Division.
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with critical, reliable, r
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