WALLINGFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mutualink, Inc., a Connecticut-based company specializing in advanced real-time interoperable communications and multimedia solutions for public safety and emergency management, announced today that Edward F. Davis, III, recently retired Commissioner of the Boston Police Department, has joined its advisory board.
Commissioner Davis (Ret.) brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Mutualink in the areas of homeland security and law enforcement. His experience includes overseeing the superb response by the Boston Police and surrounding law enforcement agencies to the Boston Marathon bombing. Davis is a longtime champion of community policing, affecting a statistical reduction in violent crime during his seven-year tenure as Boston’s 40th Police Commissioner. The Commissioner’s 35-year law enforcement career, which began in Lowell, Mass. in 1978, includes initiatives to bring innovative technology to the City of Boston.
Additionally, Commissioner Davis served on the Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Board of Directors and was a founding member and first President of the Massachusetts Major City Chiefs Association. He has been recognized for his efforts locally and nationally, including through the Police Executive Research Forum, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Major Cities Chiefs Association. He has received Honorary Doctorates from Northeastern and Suffolk Universities and UMass Lowell, and recently accepted a fellowship at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Commissioner Davis joins Mutualink’s world-class advisory board comprised of top leaders in homeland security and defense, including former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Secretary Tom Ridge, General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.), General Wesley K. Clark (Ret.), Robert J. McGuire, former New York City Police Commissioner, Ron Brooks, former Director of the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center, and Frank Rodgers, former Deputy Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.
According to Davis, “Mutualink is precisely the type of next-generation interoperable communications and information technology that is needed to assist both internal and multi-partner response. The collaboration that Mutualink’s multimedia approach enables will increase the situational awareness for any environment requiring real-time response.”
“Mutualink is honored to have Commissioner Davis as an advisor, joining an extraordinary team of experts and leaders that share our vision of bringing voice, video and information sharing to the country for seamless and secure multimedia collaboration,” said Mark Hatten, CEO of Mutualink. “Our advisory board members provide invaluable insights into how Mutualink’s capabilities can be deployed to serve our customers in a real-world, effective manner.”
About Mutualink, Inc.
Wallingford, Conn.-based Mutualink redefines interoperability by creating networks of interoperable communities that are instantly capable of sharing radio, voice, text, video, data files and telephone communications in a secure environment. The combination of affordability, invitation-based control and the simplicity of use changes the way entire communities across the country communicate. Mutualink’s pragmatic and affordable approach makes interoperable communications accessible to all high-value community assets such as schools, hospitals and places of mass gathering, creating completely interoperable communities that scale across America and the world. For more information please visit www.mutualink.net.