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Public Safety Consulting

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Public Safety Consulting

Black & Veatch is the design-build site development expert within the public safety industry, working with federal, state and local agencies to upgrade their public safety communication systems.

Black & Veatch has been serving the needs of first responders for over 30 years. We provide complete, end-to-end services from initial consultation to full turnkey deployment.

Our expertise includes:

  • Land Mobile Radio (LMR) solutions 
  • FirstNet solutions 
  • Next generation 9-1-1 (NG 911) 
  • Backhaul solutions
  • Turnkey RF site development

Black & Veatch ranks #1 in Telecom in ENR's 2019 Top 500 Design Firms

Consulting Services

Our consultants have more than 30 years of experience helping over 1,500 public safety agencies and state and local governments meet their communications needs. Our portfolio of clients range from large, complex, statewide multi-jurisdictional agencies to smaller cities and townships.  

Our consulting team has been recognized as a Top Consultant within the public safety industry by Mission Critical Communications. 
Project services:

  • Phase I – Needs Assessment, Conceptual Design and Budget Estimate 
  • Phase II – RFP Development, Vendor Selection and& Contract Negotiations
  • Phase III – System Implementation, Project and Construction Management 

In addition to LMR technology consulting, we can also provide turnkey services for your site development and backhaul requirements. 

Case Studies

2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report

16 January 2018

This year’s report shows that the large majority of respondents believe in the transformational power of data to raise quality of life, though questions persist about affordability and planning. Our data also shows that individual efforts – from “Safe City” initiatives to the greater integration of distributed energy resources and the growing proliferation of electric vehicles – continue to advance. But are these individual efforts one-off projects, or are they part of larger, more integrated plans? 


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