Tantus Solutions Group, Inc, a professional services firm, which among its practice areas specializes in Justice and Enforcement, announced this week that it has finalized a Master Services Agreement with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) in Arizona, USA to provide services and work together on the implementation of their New Jail Management System known as SHIELD. Key outcomes expected from the SHIELD New JMS Project are to:
- Replace functionality of existing “legacy” detention systems;
- Provide new and enhanced business functionality;
- Convert/migrate data from existing “legacy” databases;
- Successfully interface with other systems; and
- Operate on hardware and software operating environments that are supportable and maintainable.
“We have worked with MCSO and their team since July 2015, and are very pleased to have formalized an agreement to support them on the SHIELD New JMS project.” says Mr. Glenn De Roy, CEO of Tantus. “What we found with our collaboration so far is great team work and very complementary skill sets which enable us to deliver success together.” says De Roy.
Mr. Lyne Eaker, Managing Principal of Tantus’ Justice & Enforcement Practice adds “This agreement formalizes is a natural extension of the work we’ve already done with MCSO during earlier phases of the project, and leverages our expertise in Justice & Enforcement. We are looking forward to working with MCSO to help achieve a successful SHIELD New JMS implementation”.
“We are pleased to have the Tantus team onboard and working with us through the next phases of the new JMS project.” says Mr. Dave Davis, Deputy CIO, MCSO Technology Bureau. “They have been a valuable partner and contributor to the project to this point, and our team is looking forward to working together with Tantus and having a very successful project that will deliver a system that will meet MCSO’s current and future needs.” says Davis.
Once deployed, the new JMS will be the source of inmate information throughout the MCSO, which includes eight facilities housing 9,000 inmates.
About Tantus Solutions Group, Inc.
Tantus Solutions Group, Inc. is an innovative Alberta-based information systems and management consulting firm. Tantus optimizes it’s client’s value and benefits of their IM/IT strategies and investments by providing consulting services that are founded in excellence and experience.
To ensure we provide value for our clients consulting and IT investments, Tantus has developed a team of professionals that are among the most skilled and experienced resources in the industry today. Utilizing the skills of a progressive and forward thinking leadership team and combining these with a proven toolkit of methodologies, best practices and processes, Tantus delivers premium services that support our client’s business and IT goals.
About Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, headed by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is one of the most talked about and nationally recognized Sheriff’s Offices in the United States. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office prides itself on serving and protecting the people who live in a huge county… 9,200 square miles… an area larger than some states. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is a fully integrated law enforcement agency committed to being the leader in establishing the standards for providing professional quality law enforcement, detention, and support services to the citizens of Maricopa County and to other criminal justice agencies.