The Chatham-Kent Police Service has just won its third major award for IT innovation in the last four months, confirming its status as a widely recognized world-leader in IT for mobile policing. Teaming up with Mobile Innovations as their exclusive, go-to BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook solutions partner since adopting the BlackBerry platform in 2006.
In May 2011, at the BlackBerry World Conference in Orlando, Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) won the BlackBerry Achievement Award For Public Sector Innovation. The CKPS was chosen by a panel of RIM judges for demonstrating outstanding innovation and measurable business value with their Mobile Innovations Mobile Police Assist (MPA) 2 Factor authentication solution.
One month later at the 2011 Municipal Information Systems Association Conference in Toronto , the CKPS won a MISA Award for providing significant IT innovations to improve service delivery to the citizens of Chatham-Kent through its implementation of Niche and MPA solutions.
Last week, while promoting a demo tour of Mobile Innovations MPA for PlayBook at Showcase Ontario in Toronto, the CKPS picked up an Award of Merit for public service partnerships that deliver innovative outcomes for more effective and responsive service to the citizens of Ontario.
“It’s great to see the great results that stem from our long-standing relationship with the BlackBerry team at Chatham-Kent. Their willingness to move ahead and innovate with us has given CKPS on of the best, fastest and most secure mobile law enforcement solutions in the world,” said Gary Bauer, President and founder of Mobile Innovations. “Better than those you’ll find in cities with budgets and populations many times bigger.”