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File #: 21-0153    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Public Safety Agency Network (“IPSAN”), Chicago, Illinois
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 2/5/2021 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/24/2021 Final action: 2/24/2021
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Law Enforcement Vendor: Illinois Public Safety Agency Network ("IPSAN"), Chicago, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Public Safety Software Contract Value: $125,000.00 Contract period: 1/1/2021 (retroactive) - 12/31/2025 Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2021 $25,000.00, FY 2022 $25,000.00, FY 2023 $25,000.00, FY 2024 $25,000.00, FY 2025 $25,000.00 Accounts: Professional Services 51001.520830 Contract Number(s): #74000008773 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval. The Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance is not applicable due to the contract value per year being equal to or less than $25,000.00. District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves is seeking authorization to enter into an agreement f...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. About IPSAN

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PROPOSED CONTRACT

 

Department(s):  Department of Law Enforcement 

 

Vendor:  Illinois Public Safety Agency Network (“IPSAN”), Chicago, Illinois

 

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute

 

Good(s) or Service(s): Public Safety Software 

 

Contract Value:  $125,000.00

 

Contract period:  1/1/2021 (retroactive) - 12/31/2025 

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact:  FY 2021 $25,000.00, FY 2022 $25,000.00, FY 2023 $25,000.00, FY 2024 $25,000.00, FY 2025 $25,000.00

 

Accounts:  Professional Services 51001.520830

 

Contract Number(s):   #74000008773

 

Concurrences:

 

The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final agreement is subject to legal review and approval.

 

The Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance is not applicable due to the contract value per year being equal to or less than $25,000.00.

 

District(s):  Districtwide

 

Summary:  The Forest Preserves is seeking authorization to enter into an agreement for public safety software on a sole source basis with IPSAN. The vendor provides software which interfaces with Law Enforcement’s portable handheld device, called Mini Bullets.  It allows police officers to complete computerized inquiries on subjects encountered through traffic stops, pedestrian stops, investigatory stops, etc.  The network and devices allow access not only when in police vehicles but also when used by foot and ATV patrol units. 

 

IPSAN’s public safety software is utilized by the Cook County Sheriffs Police Department.  It allows direct access to the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) databases. The Forest Preserves’ Law Enforcement Department has utilized this vendor for this service since 2007.

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