State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

N.J. city council hires manager


  • Hackensack Chronicle (N.J.)

The Hackensack, N.J., City Council has selected David Troast as city manager. Troast has served as city manager and planner for Sparta Township. He replaces interim City Manager Art Koster. Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Suspect Search app scours video to find persons of interest


  • Urgent Communications

NICE Systems has launched Suspect Search, an application that allows public safety agencies to scan large amounts of video to find individuals of interest. Agencies can use an existing photo or a comp… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Fla. governor denies funding to state conservation program


  • SaintPetersBlog (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has repeatedly blocked funding to a state conservation program by requesting that funds earmarked for the program be used instead for other land and environmental projects, spa… Read More