Glencoe, Illinois – March 10, 2023: The Village of Glencoe Department of Public Safety recently made the decision to transition to the innovative eSOPH background investigation system by Miller Mendel, Inc., making them the first public safety agency in Illinois to implement the software to conduct pre-employment background investigations.
In addition to taking advantage of eSOPH’s industry-leading standard functionality, the Village of Glencoe Department of Public Safety will utilize several of eSOPH’s optional features, including the integrated credit reporting feature, which provides investigators with Employment Insights into consumer credit reports on applicants from our partner Experian.
eSOPH, which stands for electronic Statement of Personal History, has been used by city, county, and state police agencies across the nation to conduct over 130,000 pre-employment public safety background investigations. Agencies using eSOPH report saving up to 50 percent of their time per background investigation. By transitioning to eSOPH, the Village of Glencoe Department of Public Safety joins the largest public safety background network in the nation.
ABOUT VILLAGE OF GLENCOE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
The Village of Glencoe Department of Public Safety was established in 1954 when the Village combined the Police and Fire Departments into one single, cross-trained department. Today, officers are cross-trained as certified police officers, firefighters and medical first responders. This level of efficiency allows the Village to provide a high level of emergency services to the community at a reduced cost when compared to municipalities utilizing traditional, separate police, fire and emergency medical components. The Public Safety Department includes the Police Service Division, Fire Service Division and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Division.
ABOUT MILLER MENDEL
Miller Mendel, Inc. creates, sells, and supports its software technology solutions for local, state, and federal public safety agencies and is the holder of two patents (U.S. Patent No. 9070098 and U.S. Patent No. 10043188) related to the features of its flagship product, eSOPH. Our primary focus is to turn past practices used by city, county, and state governments into efficient and cost-effective electronic solutions. MMI is known for creating category-leading systems and providing responsive, exceptional support to all our clients. We place great pride in straightforward and transparent operational practices that foster a high level of respect and praise from our government clients.