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Officers seek better safety technology
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McMinnville Police Department has requested an upgrade in technology in hopes of increasing safety for officers responding to calls.“This is something that has become near and dear to our hearts,” said McMinnville Police Chief Bryan Denton. “Mobile data makes it safer for police officers because it gives them more information and faster.”Denton asked the city’s Safety Committee members to allow him to enter a lease agreement with EmergiTech Inc. when the current agreement with a different provider ends.“What we have in place now is an economical system,” Denton said. “We knew that when we bought it.