2021 Year in Review: Top Picks for Public Safety

2021 Year in Review: Top Picks for Public Safety

2021 has been quite the year.

As emergency responders continued to serve their communities under uniquely challenging conditions this year, spearheaded by a persistent pandemic and compounded by staffing shortages, burnout, and other factors, Vector Solutions continued to provide public safety agencies with trusted and innovative technology solutions to help keep first responders safe, prepared, and effective.

We are proud of our contributions to support the personnel operational readiness of first responders and invite you to peruse this collection of our top news and announcements, product and content updates, and resources from 2021.

Top News & Announcements

Acadis, formerly Envisage Technologies, Joins Vector Solutions

In August, Vector Solutions and Acadis, formerly Envisage Technologies, joined forces to help elevate the safety and success of public safety agencies and the communities they serve.

Together, Vector Solutions and Acadis serve more than 21,000 public safety customers and 3.2 million personnel, creating a unified solution that helps agencies meet training, performance, regulatory, and compliance requirement needs through one trusted vendor.

This acquisition brings Guardian Tracking, a performance management and early intervention solution, to the Vector portfolio. Learn more about Guardian Tracking for Law Enforcement and Fire/EMS.

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Firefighter Cancer Awareness Campaign to Benefit American Cancer Society and Firefighter Cancer Support Network

In October, we launched our annual firefighter cancer awareness campaign, offering fire service members complimentary access to NFPA 1851 - Cancer-Related Risks for Firefighting. Vector is donating $1 to the American Cancer Society and the Firefighter Cancer Support Network for every course completed, up to $5,000 to each organization.

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Top Product Enhancements & Content Releases

Vector Evaluations+ Releases New Signature Workflows and Pass/Fail Reports

This powerful live skill assessment mobile app integrated with the Vector LMS training management system boosted its capabilities of competency confirmation with new signature workflows and improved pass/fail evaluation visibility with two new reports.

Signature Workflows Learn more >
Pass/Fail Reports Learn more >

Learn more about Vector Evaluations+ for Fire & EMS and Law Enforcement.

Vector Check It Releases New Mobile App Functionality

To support public safety mobile workforces, the Vector Check It mobile app released functionality to improve hydrant and fixed asset tracking, inventory disposal of controlled substances, and inventory withdrawal.

Learn more >

Learn more about Vector Check It for Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement.

Vector Scheduling Improves Operations, Customization, and Mobility

New and improved functionality came to Vector Scheduling in 2021 to aid in operations with new time-off blackout days and daily schedule email options; increase customization with updates to strike team deployments, time-off accruals, and force hire lists; and support mobility with a new mobile app.

Time-Off Blackout Days and Daily Schedule Email Learn more >
Updates to Force Hires Learn more >
New Vector Scheduling Mobile Application! Learn more >

Learn more about Vector Scheduling for Fire & EMS and Law Enforcement.

New and Updated Online Training Courses

With 2,500+ titles for all types of government agencies, including 450+ hours for fire departments, 250+ hours for EMS providers, 250+ hours for law enforcement officers, plus OSHA, HR, and more, Vector Solutions is committed to providing first responders with engaging and relevant online training courses to help keep them safe, compliant, and effective.

Click on the titles below to learn more about some of our top new and updated courses released in 2021. For complete course catalogs, please visit our firefighting, EMS, and law enforcement course libraries.

Law Enforcement Agencies

Fire Departments

EMS Providers

Learn more about Vector LMS for Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement.

Top Whitepapers, Webinars & Blogs

Whether you prefer detailed whitepapers, interactive webinars, or snackable blog posts, we produced a ton of informative resources in 2021 to help you make smarter decisions for your agency. Here are some of the most popular!


  • Consistent and Dependable Staff Scheduling for Evolving Mission Critical Needs Download >
  • How to Improve Your ISO Ranking and Why It Matters Download >
  • How to Meet Today's Police Training Challenge Download >


  • Navigating Critical Incidents 3-part Series: Before, During, and After Watch >
  • Occupational Cancer, Risk Reduction & Enhanced Early Detection Watch >
  • Critical Training in Today's Era of Law Enforcement Watch >

We were also excited to launch our weekly Best Practice Webinar Series in July, where our subject matter experts provide quick tips to help agencies get the most out of their Vector Solutions. Learn more & register >


  • Why Blended Learning Lowers Costs and Improves Training Outcomes Read >
  • Public Safety Pros Share Wins With Vector Solutions Read >
  • Police Leaders Discuss Recruitment and Retention Read >
  • Leverage ISO Resources to Achieve a Class 1 Rating Read >

First responders are a critical component to keeping our communities safe and protected. It is an honor to provide public safety agencies with intelligent software solutions that help them achieve better outcomes and safeguard lives.

Thank you, law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMS providers, telecommunicators, and all first responders for the important work you do every day. Here's to a safe and successful 2022 together!

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