NASPO ValuePoint Announces Public Safety Video Systems Contract Awards
LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Provide your public safety officials the very best video systems to support them in any situation.
NASPO ValuePoint awarded the highest scoring contractors for Public Safety Video Systems. The awarded contractors provide video (body worn and in-car) and backend storage solutions to keep your public safety professionals armed with the latest technology.
The Public Safety Video Systems portfolio provides awards based on the highest scoring proposers for each of the following categories of products: Body Worn Video; Vehicle Mounted Video; Video Storage, Data Security, Software and Peripherals; and Vehicle Mounted Equipment. The awarded eight suppliers providing nationwide coverage for Public Safety Video Systems are:
- Applied Concepts Inc. dba Stalker Radar
- Axon (formerly Taser International)
- Coban Technologies, Inc.
- Federal Signal Corporation
- Getac, Inc.
- Panasonic Systems Communication Company of North America
- Utility Associates, Inc.
- WatchGuard Video
Why use public safety video systems?
Public support for police body cameras is at its highest. Benefits of providing public safety video systems include:
- Decreased use of force
- Reduced number of false complaints
- Enhanced public trust and creation of safer communities at a lower cost
- Decreased litigation and increased cost savings for each agency
How does this public safety video system cooperative contract work?
NASPO ValuePoint master agreements meet and exceed the Department of Justice’s standards and enhance transparency, saving procuring time and costs to state and local government entities. The procurer submits his or her provisions to the chosen vendor, receives pricing, and directs the order to begin the purchase process.
Who can utilize the NASPO ValuePoint contract?
The Master Agreements resulting from this procurement may be used by all levels of state governments, i.e. state agencies, local and county government entities, institutions of higher education and other eligible public bodies, the District of Columbia, territories of the United States subject to approval of the individual state procurement director and compliance with local statutory and regulatory provisions.
What are the benefits of using this cooperative procurement?
Nationwide leverage equals more favorable pricing for governing authorities than by doing your own procurement for public safety video systems. With multi-state awarded vendors, participating entities have the best value options to meet their public safety needs.
About NASPO ValuePoint
NASPO ValuePoint is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions and other eligible entities spurring best value, innovation and competition in the marketplace. The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers best value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. Since 1993 NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO (the National Association of State Procurement Officials) encouraging, fostering and guiding the nation’s most significant public contract cooperative.
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