Debbie Proffitt joins a group of 2019 PrepareRI interns for a feature interview on WADK with the Greater Newport Chamber.

PURVIS’ Vice President of DoD Operations & Business Development, Debbie Proffitt, featured by Leadership Rhode Island Women’s Network

The Leadership Rhode Island Women’s Network interviewed Deborah Proffitt (LRI ’16), Executive Vice President, Vice President, DoD Operations and Business Development at Purvis Systems. Her Top 5 CliftonStrengths are Positivity, Developer, Empathy, Achiever, Connectedness – 4 of the 5 are in relationship building domain. What do you consider the 3 key skills for success? Personal […]

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PURVIS’ Fire Station Alerting System™ Once Again Chosen as Firehouse’s Product of the Day

PURVIS’ Fire Station Alerting System has once again been chosen as’s Product of the Day for August 3rd. Firehouse is an industry leading print publication and online media site that provides fire and rescue professionals with vital industry information, news, training, and community to help them do their jobs safer and more efficiently. PURVIS […]

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Pittsburgh Debuts ‘Silent’ Alarm System

Article Written By: Ashley Murray of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — City public safety officials and Mayor Bill Peduto on Wednesday showed off a new “silent” alarm system that alerts only the fire and EMS stations that are being dispatched to the call, rather than blasting the call on a radio for every station and first […]

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New Alert System to Reduce Time, Stress for Pittsburgh FFs

Article Written By: Megan Guza of The Tribune-Review A new alert system installed across Pittsburgh’s firehouses will streamline responses and cut down on stress that wears on firefighters from listening to every call every moment they’re in the station, Public Safety officials said in introducing the system on Wednesday. Dispatches are only heard by the […]

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City of Pittsburgh Announces New First Responder System

Article Written By: Marcie Cipriani of Pittsburgh Action News 4 Pittsburgh officials announced a new station alerting system for firefighters and paramedics. “A better informed firefighter, a better informed medic, are able to save more people’s lives,” said Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto. Peduto said the dispatch information will now be displayed on LED screens around […]

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The Department of Defense is using industry consortia and a contracting mechanism called Other Transaction Authority to attract innovators who normally shun government contracting

PURVIS Featured in “Inside Unmanned Systems” – Opportunities to Innovate

Article Written By: Dee Ann Davis of Inside Unmanned Systems The Department of Defense is using industry consortia and a contracting mechanism called Other Transaction Authority to attract innovators who normally shun government contracting Though much of the global economy remains immobilized by the pandemic, there are still pockets of activity and opportunity for unmanned […]

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Your job doesn’t stop, so neither does ours. We’re all in this together.

An Update from PURVIS As we continue to closely monitor the outbreak of COVID-19, our thoughts go out to all those affected. At PURVIS, we have two priorities during this time – protecting the health of our employees and community, and continuing to provide clients and partners with the highest level of support and service. […]

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PURVIS Systems Named to Gov CIO Outlook’s Top 10 Public Safety Solution Companies of 2019

The Go-To Experts for Modern, Well-Integrated  Public Safety Technology Solutions “Technology has the power to increase your efficiency and enable you to do your job more effectively. On the flip side, it can also hinder you when not implemented properly. At PURVIS Systems, the difference lies in our people who build and support technology solutions […]

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Newport’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center featured

Newport’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center a hub for defense-based research and development

There’s no denying the boost Rhode Island’s economy gets from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. Like so many other parts of the nation’s military industrial complex, the system was designed that way. The Pentagon calls it “strategic contracting.” The premise is simple: The more military contracts are spread around, the more cities and […]

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