ROK in Talks for the Deployment of Homeland Security Service with 7 Police Forces across the United States
Tue 14th Jun 2011
ROK Americas, the US subsidiary of ROK Global PLC, the mobile and web technology development company, has today announced it has entered into contract negotiations for the delivery of its ROK Homeland Security service with a further 7 Law Enforcement Agencies across the US.
These negotiations are in addition to the 3 contracts already awarded to ROK by US Law Enforcement Agencies.
Commenting on the latest developments, Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman and CEO of ROK said “Following in-depth trials and in addition to the recent contracts being awarded, ROK is in negotiations for the deployment of ROK Homeland Security service with municipal and county police departments in Colorado, Washington State, Southeast Texas, Virginia, Southern California, and Washington D.C."
ROK mobile security software provides real-time, simple and secure technologies to assist law enforcement agencies in the gathering and management of information in a variety of formats using cutting edge technology including encrypted data based communications, in particular with regards to counter-terrorism operations, criminal investigations, counter-narcotic operations, physical security, evidence-gathering and field communications.
“We are delighted that our highly successful and cost-effective mobile security solution is continuing to deploy across the United States at a faster rate than we had anticipated.” Added Kendrick.
Listed on the Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, ROK Global PLC was co-founded by US Billionaire John Paul DeJoria and UK-based serial technology-specialist entrepreneur, Jonathan Kendrick.
In addition to being co-founder of ROK, John Paul DeJoria is Chairman and CEO of John Paul Mitchell Systems, the producer and manufacturer of Paul Mitchell hair care products which achieve in-salon retail sales of approximately US $800m annually through more than 100,000 salons worldwide. John Paul is also co-founder of Patron Tequila, the world’s leading premium tequila brand.
ROK has pioneered many new technologies in the rapidly-evolving mobile and web space, including high quality mass-market Mobile TV (which can be streamed, live and on-demand, over mass-market 2.5G as well as 3G and Wi-Fi) as well as mobile security technologies and multi-language text-to-speech technologies.
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