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Spalding County, Ga., has contracted with Lowell, Mass.-based Tyco Electronics to deploy a voice and data communication network for the county’s police department. Franklin County, Mass., also has contracted with the company to deploy a similar network.
New Orleans has contracted with Arlington, Va.-based Roam Secure to create a Web-based emergency information system.
Boston has purchased a gunshot detection system from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Shotspotter for use in areas of the city known to experience firearm violence.
Allen Park, Melvindale, Southgate, Ecorse, Redford Township, Sumpter, Huron, River Rouge, Lincoln Park and Romulus, Mich., police departments and the Wayne County, Mich., Sheriff’s Office have jointly purchased information sharing computer software from Lake Mary, Fla.-based SunGard.
Nassau County, N.Y., has contracted with San Francisco-based URS to build a 380,000-square-foot public safety center that will house the county’s emergency 911 call center, a hazardous material and bomb squad response team, offices and conference rooms in a former warehouse.
Cobb County, Ga., has contracted with Brookfield, Wis.-based R.A. Smith & Associates to provide geographic information services for the creation of a database of zoning information for unincorporated parts of the county.
Fairfax County, Va., has contracted with locally based Nortel Government Solutions to provide IT services and assistance for five years.
The Chicago Department of Water Management has contracted with Alexandria, Va.-based Avineon to expand the department’s GIS database to include the city’s entire water distribution system.
Georgia has purchased financial and human resources management software from Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle to streamline the state’s procurement process and provide self-service human resources functions to employees.
Avon, Colo.; Libertyville, Ill.; Williamson County, Tenn.; and West Valley City, Utah, have contracted with Manhattan, Kan.-based CivicPlus to build their Web sites.
Fort Wayne, Ind., and Brookhaven and Yonkers, N.Y., have purchased case management software from Bethesda, Md.-based Lagan for use in the cities’ 311 call centers.
Indianapolis-based REVERSE 911, an emergency notification software company, and Holland, Mich.-based Code Blue, a public access emergency phone manufacturer, have agreed to integrate their products.
Chicago-based financial services law firm Chapman and Cutler has formed a Public Infrastructure Working Group that will specialize in handling public-private partnerships between local and state governments and private companies.
Vienna, Va.-based software company HandySoft Global Corp. and Alexandria, Va.-based consulting firm Plexus Scientific Corp. have formed a partnership to create succession planning and workforce development software.
Beachwood, Ohio-based TMW Systems, a transportation fleet maintenance software company, has acquired Durham, N.C.-based TMT Software Co.
Dulles, Va.-based GeoEye, a producer of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, has formed a partnership with McLean, Va.-based geointelligence and predictive analysis software maker SPADAC that will allow both companies to use each other’s capabilities and to collaborate on research and development projects.