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Personal safety on campus just became a lot more portable. The College announced a Kenyon-specific version of Rave Guardian in a campus-wide email on March 28. Guardian is an application developed by Rave Mobile Safety, a Massachusetts-based company specializing in the creation of data and communication software to help individuals and safety officials communicate in […]

Mar 31, 2016

As part of the Seton Hall’s ongoing commitment to campus safety, the Department of Public Safety and Security has announced that they are launching Rave Guardian, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device. By downloading this free safety app, students and faculty can enhance their personal safety both on […]

Mar 31, 2016

CANTON — State and local police officers were scattered throughout the quiet and cold SUNY Canton campus Tuesday morning as part of a college-wide lockdown scenario. The 9 a.m. lockdown, which was part of a test of the college’s new Rave Alert Emergency Notification System, was organized to help the campus community understand the procedures […]

Mar 25, 2016

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KAKE) — Campus safety is a top priority at colleges across the country, especially after shootings and attacks. Now, Barton Community College in Great Bend is launching a new app to keep students safe. “There haven’t been many crime issues at the college, and school leaders want to keep it that way. […]

Mar 9, 2016

The OU Police Department recently launched a new mobile application to help increase students’ safety. Called the “Crimson Guardian” or “Rave Guardian,” the app has three major functions: the ability to set a safety timer, establish “guardians” and send in tips to authorities about suspicious activity, Bruce Chan, OUPD public information officer major, said. “The intended […]

Feb 22, 2016
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A 16-year-old Marion High School student is charged with Possession of a Handgun by a Minor on School Property. This after reports of a gun on campus put the school on lockdown Friday. “The teacher, we seen his facial expression, so he immediately told us to run so we ran outside to our safety point,” […]

Feb 19, 2016

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana today announced that every student, faculty, and staff will be protected by Rave Panic Button for a faster response to on-campus emergencies including active shooter incidents.

Feb 15, 2016

The program is for emergencies and is only used when all students need to be reached at the same time, such as cancellation of class due to weather or an intruder on campus.

Feb 12, 2016

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