Word Systems LLC, an Indianapolis-based technology company serving the public safety, legal courts and child advocacy markets, has acquired Evertel Technologies LLC, a secure and instant communication platform provider focused on law enforcement agencies and first responders.

“We are extremely excited to add the Evertel team, product line and customer base to the Word Systems technology platform,” said Gary Hentschel, CEO of Word Systems. “Evertel’s encrypted communication solution is a perfect fit for our mission to protect and serve those who protect and serve.”

Jeff Halstead, president and co-founder of Evertel stated, “We have found the ideal partner to assist in our growth and mission to help first responders and law enforcement officers communicate quickly, safely and in compliance with state and federal regulations. Having already successfully piloted client solutions with Word Systems over the past six months, we have built a solid foundation to accelerate the growth of both companies going forward.”