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File #: 22-0642   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/16/2022
Title: Two-Year Term Contract with Three Years of Renewal Options for Night Vision Equipment for the Mesa Police Department (Citywide) The department's SWAT Team has been working to increase their ability to effectively operate during low light and no light missions utilizing night vision equipment. This contract will provide infrared illuminators which are critical for the safety of the officers and individuals encountered during a search. The illuminators, used in conjunction with night vision goggles, allow the officers to locate and identify individuals without detection. The ability to operate in low light or no light provides officers with a tactical advantage allowing for pre-planned contacts and the avoidance of conflict. The avoidance of conflict and de-escalation tactics play key roles in the peaceful resolution of these incidents. The Police Department and Purchasing recommend awarding the contract to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Proforce Marketing, Inc., dba ...
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Two-Year Term Contract with Three Years of Renewal Options for Night Vision Equipment for the Mesa Police Department (Citywide)

 

The department's SWAT Team has been working to increase their ability to effectively operate during low light and no light missions utilizing night vision equipment. This contract will provide infrared illuminators which are critical for the safety of the officers and individuals encountered during a search. The illuminators, used in conjunction with night vision goggles, allow the officers to locate and identify individuals without detection. The ability to operate in low light or no light provides officers with a tactical advantage allowing for pre-planned contacts and the avoidance of conflict. The avoidance of conflict and de-escalation tactics play key roles in the peaceful resolution of these incidents.

 

The Police Department and Purchasing recommend awarding the contract to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Proforce Marketing, Inc., dba Proforce Law Enforcement, at $88,000 annually, with an annual increase allowance of up to 5% or the adjusted Consumer Price Index.