General Dynamics - Pathfinder Ad

9-1-1 Magazine: Managing Emergency Communications

Priority Dispatch

Navigator 2018

9-1-1MAGAZINE.com
TOPIC SPONSORS

 

Alastar

NG9-1-1

Stratus Technologies

CAD, NG911 & Records Management

VPI

Recording Systems

Adcomm

Facilities Planning and Design

First Contact 911

Training Trends & Tactics

Willdan

Interoperability

 

Holland Co     
Mobile Command Vehicles

 

 

New Mobile Command Unit from MBF in Service in Arcata (CA)

Date: 2012-08-08
Share |

The City of Arcata (CA) Police Department has put in service a “Critical Incident Response Vehicle” constructed by MBF Industries of Sanford (FL).  Funded through a philanthropic gift from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment, the $370,000 36-foot commercial grade public safety unit features a customized state-of-the-art work center that provides for a conference room, dispatch center, restroom and galley, with top-flight communications and technology systems built in to allow APD to operate an independent command hub.

 “The Arcata City Council has identified emergency management, planning and preparation as a ‘high priority project.’” APD lieutenant Ryan Peterson stated in a press release. “The Arcata Police Department is charged with the tremendous responsibility of ensuring the citizens of our community are provided with the highest functioning public safety during the most difficult and dire of times including natural disasters, emergencies and other critical incidents.”

Constructed over a Freightliner M2-106 chassis, MBF’s "Modular Re-Mountable" Body, the self-contained unit is intended to to support the APD’s response to the natural disasters that often strike northern California’s Humboldt County coast, from winter storms to floods to potential tsunamis.  It’s already seen use during public education events as well as operating as a command post during crime scenes and emergency operations.

For more information about MBF Industries, see: www.mbfindustries.com

For more information about Arcata PD, see: http://www.cityofarcata.org/departments/police

- Corporate News/9-1-1magazine.com

 

Comments

Show: Newest | Oldest

Post a Comment

Log in or sign up to comment

 
9-1-1 Magazine is a Sponsor of the California Mobile Command Center Rally

Send mail to webmaster@9-1-1magazine.com with questions or comments about this portal.

© 2010-2017 9-1-1 MAGAZINE and 9-1-1MAGAZINE.com. The content of this portal is the property of 9-1-1 MAGAZINE and 9-1-1MAGAZINE.com.  We encourage government public-safety agencies to share any content with their staff, however, all others must not duplicate or modify any content without prior written consent of 9-1-1 MAGAZINE. Email publisher@9-1-1magazine.com for permissions. For more information, read the Terms of Service. Continued access of this portal and system implies consent to the above statements and those maintained on the Terms of Service.

Powered by Solata

MCM Consulting Yellow Submarine Marketing

 Team Rennick