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Bid Title: Request For Proposal: Needs Assessment Services MUSCOM
Category: Miscellaneous
Status: Open


Muscom intends to identify and select a qualified consultant to complete a Needs Assessment and create a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the acquisition of a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Law Enforcement Records Management (RMS) software system and Jail Systems Management. The CAD system will be used to dispatch 911 calls out to responders, map the call location in the dispatch center, provide Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) for responders in the field, and provide National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and (IOWA) access within the application. The RMS will, amongst its other capabilities, be utilized to conduct and maximize data-driven approaches to crime and traffic safety (DDACTS), officer workloads, incident mapping and other activities related to intelligent policing. In addition, consistent documentation into the U.C.R. (Uniformed Crime Reporting System) and the (National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) employed by the State of Iowa and the Federal government for statistical crime analysis will be an important activity for the RMS.

Submission of Proposal

Respondents are to submit five (5) paper responses and an electronic version (pdf or word format) on CD, DVD or Flash Drive to:

Muscatine County Administration Office

414 E 3rd St

Suite 101

Muscatine, IA 52761


Receipt of delivery will be provided upon delivery, if requested. All responses should be clearly marked “Proposal for Public Safety CAD Consultant". All responses are to be received by the Muscatine County Administration Office prior to 2:00 PM CDT on Friday, January 08, 2021.

Proposals received after 2:00 PM CDT, Friday, January 8, 2021, will be returned to the submitter and not considered.

All costs for preparation and submittal of the proposals are the responsibility of each respondent.


Publication Date/Time:
10/23/2020 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/8/2021 2:00 PM
Contact Person:
All RFP questions shall be submitted to:
Chris Jasper, Manager
Muscatine County Joint Communications
312 E 5th St
Muscatine, IA 52761
Fax: 563-263-9340

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