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News & Resources

  • Good Morning America: The Personal Safety Game Changer is Called Smart911
  • 9-1-1 Call: MI Man Unable to Communicate
  • 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



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

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

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
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In honor of AMBER Alert Awareness Day, the City of Milan Police Department is joining Smart911 & encouraging parents to do 3 things to keep their kids safe.

Jan 13, 2015
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The next generation of 911 dispatch can tell 1ST responders your medical information & how to get to your home quickly. The system is growing in popularity.

Jan 13, 2015
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For enterprise security professionals to develop or modify emergency response plans, there are a number of specific points to remember about the answering of 9-1-1 calls and the dispatching of first responders.

Jan 7, 2015

This infographic highlights the sexual violence problem on campuses across the country. Education about, and awareness of, sexual violence is essential. Making our campuses safe for all students should be a priority. How Rave Guardian Can Help For the past 10 years, Rave has been a leader in providing a variety of safety solutions for […]

Jan 6, 2015

This infographic highlights the active shooter problem across the country. It illustrates data from a report prepared by Texas State University and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 2014. How Rave Panic Button Can Help For the past 10 years, Rave has been a leader in providing a variety of […]

Jan 6, 2015
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The enhanced 911 safety database known as ‘Smart911′ allows users to prepare for an emergency before one strikes.

Dec 17, 2014
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Unable to Trace the Location of a mobile 9-1-1 Caller, Dispatchers Use Smart911 to Find Barely Conscious Father in Burning Home with Just Minutes to Spare.

Dec 11, 2014

On November 6, 2014 Dan Hoffman called 9-1-1 for help from his mobile phone, but was unable to speak. Hear what happened next…

Dec 9, 2014

Dan Hoffman is thankful he can hug his daughters today, after Smart911 helps responders save his life.

Dec 9, 2014
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On November 6, Dan Hoffman called 9-1-1 for help but wasn’t able to speak.

Dec 9, 2014
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Nassau County police have launched an enhanced method of handling 911 calls.

Dec 3, 2014

Rave’s Guardian App Now Increasing Safety for More Than 41,000 Students, Faculty and Staff at the Nation’s Oldest Public University

Dec 3, 2014
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The Student Government Association safety committee is encouraging Ball State to adopt a mobile app called Rave Guardian to keep students safer on campus.

Dec 2, 2014
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City officials are hoping an upgraded 911 system will improve response to emergencies by providing 911 operators more information about callers.

Nov 18, 2014
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In an emergency, the time it takes for 9-1-1 to send help can mean the difference between life and death. Now, Smart911 is helping you get help – faster.

Nov 13, 2014
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Register for our live webinar, “Introducing the New Panic Button App: The Next Generation of School Safety,” on Wednesday, November 12th at 2:00 PM EST. Discover the only Panic Button system that integrates directly into 9-1-1 and connects your entire school with the press of a single button

Nov 6, 2014