WAYNE, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- Metro Technology Services, Inc., leading provider of public safety software solutions serving agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, today announced that the Ephrata Police Department (Lancaster County, Pa.) has selected its Visual Alert® records management software solution to efficiently and effectively prepare reports, manage records and control the flow of departmental information.
"Ephrata joins five other police departments using the Visual Alert system in Lancaster County, including two multi-jurisdictional regional agencies, two municipal police departments and one university public safety department," said Tony Iannacone, founder and president of Metro Technology. "We continue to expand our footprint across Pennsylvania with approximately 40% of the public safety agencies in the Commonwealth using our Visual Alert solution to streamline their operations and empower their officers with the information and investigative tools to better serve their communities."
The Ephrata Police Department serves both the municipalities of Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Serving nearly 24,000 residents and a daily population of more than 30,000, there are 50 full and part-time employees that serve as police officers (30 sworn officers), community service officers, civilian support staff, and school crossing guards to keep Ephrata's 19.58 square miles and 110 miles of roadway safe for its residents and visitors.
About Metro Technology
Metro Technology is leading provider of public safety software solutions serving more than 425 agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Its Visual Alert® software seamlessly integrates Records Management, Computer-Aided Dispatch, Resource Management, Information Sharing, and a Geographic Information System in a powerful solution that is easy to use and affordable. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, Visual Alert is accessible anytime, anywhere and updated regularly to meet new procedures and form requirements. Headquartered in Wayne, Pa., Metro Technology has been pioneering the development of public safety software since 1986. For more information on the company, visit www.metroalert.com.