COVID-19 has stressed our local public safety departments’ budgets and people. Public Safety staff are essential and that means they are showing up whenever they are called, no matter what’s going on in our world.
Well guess what, that is stressful… see, all our public safety partners must do their daily jobs with ZERO margin for error. That is on a normal day, and now, dealing with COVID-19 and Civil Unrest, not only are they expected to walk the line day in and day out, but now they’re doing with a heavier weight on their shoulders.
So how do we take care of our employees and keep professionalism and excellence intact while still mitigating the risk of the job?
COVID-19 has made most agencies pivot to online to finish out 2020 and look ahead to 2021. While most everyone is using Zoom, Webex or GoToMeeting as a quick fix to their in-service, it’s not a complete solution to manage all your training & data. Here are five things to keep in mind when bringing your agency online.