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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

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

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

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

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
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All public schools in the state will use a RAVE Panic Button system that allows designated officials to call for help by pressing a smartphone app. Nettleton Schools are the first in the state to be a pilot school and to have the system online.

Aug 11, 2015
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Arkansas students will have a higher level of protection in the upcoming school year thanks to new safety legislation.

Aug 11, 2015
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State legislators unveiled an emergency alert button for K-12 schools, as part of the School Safety Act of 2015, during a news conference Tuesday at the Arkansas State Capitol.

Aug 11, 2015
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App allows school employees to alert authorities quickly in active shooter or other emergency situation

Aug 11, 2015

Arkansas teachers, administrators and staff will soon be connecting to 911 using a smart app called the Rave Panic Button, which is expected to serve more than 1,000 public schools.

Aug 11, 2015

State legislators and agency heads announced Tuesday that Arkansas is to be the first state in the nation to provide schools with a high-tech tool designed to bring help faster should a crisis occur.

Aug 11, 2015
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Roscommon County just rolled out a new system that they say will help them be more efficient when responding to emergencies — it’s called Smart911.

Jun 24, 2015

On June 1 Pittsburg County will implement a new mass notification system “Rave Mobile Safety,” to help the public be more aware of weather and other significant public safety threats.

May 24, 2015
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On April 29, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa will be able to respond to students via a cell phone app.

Apr 27, 2015

Three years ago the center was the first city in Montana to join a national program known as “Smart 911.” It describes itself as a tool to help communication between 911 centers across the country and the people they serve.

Apr 23, 2015

Paradise Valley is the second municipality in the Valley to unveil a free program making it easier for 911 callers and dispatchers to connect.

Apr 21, 2015