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Overland Park, Kansas Selects Intergraph Public Safety's CAD Solution

(July 26, 2001)
The Overland Park Police Department (OPPD), has selected Intergraph Public Safety (IPS) to provide a fully integrated police information system. The contract award is valued at $2 million.

The IPS system will consist of computer aided dispatch (CAD), police records management (RMS), automated field reporting, and mobile data computing. The IPS system will also help OPPD greatly improve their process of turning raw data into integrated useful information for reporting purposes.

The City of Overland Park is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and has a population of 151,000. The rapidly growing city is noted throughout the Midwest for its progressive atmosphere. Likewise, the OPPD has long been recognized as an innovator of sophisticated police programs and as a leader in law enforcement creativity. The Overland Park Police respond to approximately 300,000 calls for service a year.

"The Overland Park Police Department was looking for one company that could provide a single solution for CAD, RMS and Mobile. The Department also wanted to put as much information as possible in the hands of the Officers in the field. We believe that IPS offers the solution that will meet our needs," said Major Keith Faddis, Deputy Chief of Police, Overland Park Police Department.

"Intergraph Public Safety is looking forward to our partnership with the Overland Park Police Department. Through this effort, IPS and OPPD will achieve the department's goals of a fully integrated public safety solution where information is shared seamlessly across the city for the benefit of its citizens and employees," said Dr. Roger O. Coupland, president of Intergraph Public Safety.

Intergraph Public Safety Background Information

Intergraph Public Safety develops, markets, and implements systems for public safety agencies around the world. Intergraph Public Safety's CAD system fully integrates interactive, intelligent mapping with dispatching, records management, and state-of-the-art communications capabilities. The system is composed of high-performance graphics workstations and software designed specifically to support command and control operations. Records management is enhanced by the use of a database that includes geographic basemap information as well as address, incident history, and traffic pattern data. Available on the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, the CAD system runs on powerful Intel processor-based personal computers and high-performance, symmetrical multiprocessors for high-volume transaction processing.

Intergraph Corporation is a worldwide provider of end-to-end technical solutions and systems integration. Intergraph's vertically focused business units develop, market, and support software and services for local and national governments, and for global industries, including process and power, utilities, communications, mapping/GIS, photogrammetry, and public safety. Headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., with offices worldwide, Intergraph common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol: INGR. Visit for more information.

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