Can innovative technology and private sector partnerships with local governments make cities safer? Absolutely! United States Consul General Chris Rowan recently spoke at the Motorola/3M Safer Cities, Secure Enterprises Africa 2015 Conference, which highlighted security challenges faced by private enterprises and public safety officials. The event showcased Motorola and 3M safer city technologies and solutions for local public safety officials, SAPS officers, emergency responders, disaster management representatives, and members of the business community.
Consul General Rowan emphasized the importance of safety and security as drivers for economic growth and the value of U.S. firms’ experience and technology in addressing public safety and security challenges in South Africa.