News & Resources

News & Resources

  • Good Morning America: The Personal Safety Game Changer is Called Smart911
  • 9-1-1 Call: Man Trapped in House Fire and Can't Speak
  • Smart911 Helps Save a Michigan Man's Life
  • Michigan Man Meets 9-1-1 Dispatchers and Responders Who Saved His Life
  • APD wants Smart 911
  • Rave Guardian App Helps College Students Feel Safer On Campus
  • National Smart911 Technology to Improve 9-1-1 Services (AR)
  • Howard College Launches 'Rave Alert' Emergency Notification System
  • Rave Guardian: Keep Students Safe & Help Meet SaVE Requirements

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Nominations Now Being Accepted as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Approaches

Feb 23, 2015
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National Public Safety Service Now Used by More than 1,000 Communities Helps Reduce Response Times, Provide Peace of Mind and Save Lives

Feb 18, 2015
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Public safety officials encourage citizens to create a Safety Profile in case of emergency

Feb 17, 2015
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Two years ago, the Davidson County 9-1-1 center rolled out Smart911, an emergency response system that could save the lives of those who sign up.

Feb 10, 2015
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Mobile app creates a virtual safety network of friends and family

Feb 9, 2015
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USC community grateful for the University’s fast alerts and immediate response to last week’s on-campus shooting that claimed two lives.

Feb 6, 2015
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USC students & faculty were quickly informed of the on-campus shooting last week through Carolina Alert, the University’s emergency notification system.

Feb 6, 2015
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Updated Smart911 system will have options to opt-in for emergency and general notifications

Feb 4, 2015
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Schools in Snohomish County are taking advantage of a new Panic Button System instantly connecting teachers with 911 dispatchers while simultaneously alerting an entire campus of danger.

Feb 4, 2015
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The City of Decatur has announced it is replacing its CodeRed emergency notification system.

Feb 4, 2015
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Just months after the school shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School, a new panic button app is being rolled out in Snohomish County schools. The idea is to get information to the right people more quickly.

Jan 30, 2015
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Smart911, a new emergency data service, assisted first responders in locating a person during a near-fatal home fire.

Jan 30, 2015
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Whether you’ve thought about it as the ability to support text messaging, IP-based call routing, getting additional data on a caller, or something completely different, NG9-1-1 is finally becoming a reality for many jurisdictions. NG9-1-1 is formally defined by NENA as a system comprised of Emergency Services IP networks (ESInets), IP-based Software Services and Applications, […]

Jan 28, 2015
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Cedar Park residents can now create personal safety profiles that could help officers know more about callers’ needs before arriving on the scene of an emergency.

Jan 28, 2015
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Cedar Park launched its Smart911 program, a system Cedar Park police call key to a quicker and smarter emergency response.

Jan 27, 2015
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The Williamson County city northwest of Austin is the first in the metro area to offer the system called Smart911.

Jan 27, 2015
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A revolutionary way to help keep your family safe in an emergency is coming to Cedar Park.

Jan 27, 2015
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There has been a lot of buzz lately around public-private partnerships (PPP). Forums have questions like “we’re considering a public-private partnership, what lessons can you share to help us?” Sometimes these questions are based on a misconstrued perception that a public-private partnership is some form of magical entity or process. The truth is that most […]

Jan 20, 2015
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Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center officials announced a way to give first responders vital information needed as soon as an emergency call is made.

Jan 16, 2015
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Arkansas Department of Emergency Management encourage all citizens to learn more about Smart911, and how signing up could one day save your life.

Jan 16, 2015
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I recently asked an emergency manager I know at a large midwestern university about how she made the judgment call on late night alerting for Clery Warnings. Her comment was “well, I get complaints if I do send the message and complaints if I don’t send the message. It seems obvious that since I can’t keep everyone happy, I should err on the side of sending the message.”

Jan 15, 2015
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In an emergency, seconds can be life-saving.

Jan 15, 2015
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The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency will soon be able to provide residents with emergency alerts sent to their cell phone, landline or email.

Jan 14, 2015
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The Chamblee Police Department is urging citizens to create their own Smart911 profile. Spending a few moments now could end up saving your life later.

Jan 14, 2015
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Precious time can be wasted in a search for a missing child, & a new standard to find missing children is making strides in Arkansas. The standard is known as Smart911.

Jan 13, 2015