December 16, 2011
St. Cloud, MN: Earlier this week GeoComm initiated a comprehensive study reviewing current
9-1-1 operations and systems to assess the feasibility for self-managing the Association of Central
Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) Regional 9-1-1 System maintenance and network administration.
The ACOG Regional 9-1-1 System consists of 20 public safety answering points in Central Oklahoma serving a
population of more than a million people. The project will assess current 9-1-1 maintenance and network
administration operations, systems, and facilities as well as identifying enhancement options, As a
result of the project; GeoComm will provide ACOG with options and recommendations for future system
maintenance and network administration.
ACOG's Director of 9-1-1, Steve Willoughby, is excited to begin this important project. Mr.
Willoughby explains, "ACOG is charged with utilizing the maximum resources available for our
emergency communications system, to the end we are constantly looking for the greatest economies of scale
and efficiency of operations so we can continue to provide the best system for the citizens of
central Oklahoma at the least cost."
GeoComm was selected as ACOG's partner through a competitive procurement process. According to Greg Ballentine,
GeoComm's Director of Consulting Services, "There are numerous and complex issues involved in conducting
this analysis. Due to the extensive knowledge and experience of our consultants, GeoComm
is uniquely qualified to serve as ACOG's partner in this project."
About GeoComm: GeoComm is a public safety consulting, GIS, and software development
firm dedicated to public safety. Over the past 16 years, GeoComm has conducted more than 600 public
safety consulting projects and has been at the forefront of understanding and implementing public
safety communications systems. GeoComm subscribes to the Project Management Institute's effective practices
and Code of Ethics. As an ESRI Platinum business partner, GeoComm uses the latest GIS