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Stored information would save valuable time for responders. The technology can give an address when a call is made from a cellphone, even if the call is dropped.

Feb 4, 2016

“One of the primary goals of the WKU Student Government Association is to enhance campus safety,” Richey said. “It would enable students to be proactive in reporting dangerous situations, reduce the severity of campus crime and cause students to have an additional layer of safety on campus.”
Campus police Capt. Dominic Ossello said friends and family of students can also download the app.

Feb 2, 2016

Immediate communication to all students is crucial in order to avoid these threats from escalating,” said U of L spokesperson John Drees. “For this particular threat, we evacuated the building and sent out a Rave Alert telling all students to steer clear of the area. We also blocked off the alleyway on campus that leads to the museum, and shut down the parking garage.”

Jan 29, 2016
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Moritz has been tasked with spreading the word and raising awareness of Smart911, a service free to county residents, which could help shave several critical minutes off response times by providing necessary information such as address, number of family members, elderly family members or family members with specific medical conditions in advance.

Jan 29, 2016
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Since February 2012, Missoula County has provided Smart911 to area residents for free. This important service enhances family emergency preparedness by allowing residents to opt in to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message on their cell phones. Additionally, Smart911 allows families to create their own Safety Profiles, which pop […]

Jan 25, 2016
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Rave’s Guardian App Transforms Mobile Phones into Personal Safety Devices for More Than 4,000 Students, Faculty and Staff  FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 19, 2016– Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that Palm Beach Atlantic University has deployed the Rave Guardian Campus Safety App to increase protection for […]

Jan 19, 2016
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As shootings and violence plague classrooms and capture headlines here and across the country, new technology is beefing up security at schools.

Nov 12, 2015

This innovative app allows the user to create a profile with personal information, medical conditions and contact information that can only be activated by campus police in certain situations.

Oct 19, 2015

“This is a significantly more robust system that gives users the alerts they want.”

Oct 16, 2015
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Tulsa residents can now sign up for a free service that provides important information to emergency agencies in the event of a 911 call.

Oct 2, 2015

Quincy police on Thursday started utilizing the Smart 911 program in partnership with Brewster Ambulance. Brewster has been using Smart 911, a free digital service for citizens, for Quincy’s medical calls since it took over as the city’s ambulance company in July.

Oct 1, 2015

Because the data from wireless phones are limited there’s a new option that allows you to get vital information to 911 operators as soon as your call is connected.

Sep 25, 2015

On day two of Super Mobility 2015, CTIA–The Wireless Association® announced the winners of the Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards, Hot for the Holidays Awards and the MobITs Awards.

Sep 10, 2015
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Honolulu Police Department officials are touting the launch of a service that can help first responders handle emergencies quicker and more efficiently.

Sep 9, 2015
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The Honolulu Police Department has changed the way it handles 911 calls.

Sep 9, 2015

The Honolulu Police Department launched a new safety initiative Wednesday called Smart911.

Sep 9, 2015
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New program gives first responders instant information

Sep 9, 2015
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All three Delaware counties are now covered by Smart911, which lets residents provide personal safety information to emergency responders online.

Sep 8, 2015

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office new Smart911– a program created to get information to dispatchers quicker — could mean you get help faster throughout the county and on Hilton Head Island in S.C.

Sep 3, 2015
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Beaufort County and Hilton Head Island public safety officials are launching a new service that will help dispatchers collect crucial information when citizens call 9-1-1.

Sep 1, 2015
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As more people drop their landlines in favor of cell phones, it creates a different challenge for 9-1-1 dispatchers.

Sep 1, 2015

The App Will Enhance Protection for More than 16,500 Students, Faculty and Staff at One of the Country’s Largest Higher Education Campuses

Aug 27, 2015

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office wants you to know about a free service that could help authorities in emergency situations. It’s called Smart911.

Aug 26, 2015

Honolulu is adopting Smart911, which allows first responders to get crucial details on any emergency situation.

Aug 25, 2015
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Arkansas will put panic buttons in classrooms statewide this year, with officials saying Tuesday the plan would be the most comprehensive public school emergency alert system in the nation.

Aug 11, 2015