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Managing Security For Campuses In Metropolitan Areas

Every college or university will face regional safety challenges, whether the campus is located in the countryside, a suburban...

The Top 10 Tweets From The 2017 Rave User Summit

Katharine Dahl
January 02, 2018

The 2018 Rave User Summit will take place in Denver, Colorado on April 16 - 18, 2018. There’s still plenty of time for you to sign up...

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Successful Community Alerting Through Widespread Local Engagement

Katharine Dahl
October 29, 2017

"A community alerting system is only as effective as the number of people registered in your database."

-- Nick Holloway, Missoula...

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How an e911 Service Helped Save a Man Fighting for His Life

Katharine Dahl
August 22, 2017
This is a guest post written by Brandon Wallace, Athens Limestone County 911 Director. Athens Limestone County, Alabama implemented...
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OSU Crisis Communication Plan: Thinking Outside the Box

Katharine Dahl
August 22, 2017

We are please to present this guest post written by Bob Armstrong, Director of Emergency Management, Ohio State University

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Breaking the Silence: Escaping Years of Mental Abuse

Katharine Dahl
October 14, 2016

We are honored to share this is a special guest post written by Loretta Helmick

 

“…I slowly made my way towards the door, his gun...

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Preventing Healthcare Workplace Violence

Katharine Dahl
September 14, 2016

Updated June 12th, 2018 - In June of 2017, an emergency room patient stabbed a nurse at a hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts. The...

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The Front Lines of the Mental Health Crisis

Katharine Dahl
August 22, 2016

In Addison, Illinois, emergency responders received a 9-1-1 hang-up call. Fortunately, the resident had registered a Smart911 Safety...

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Does 9-1-1 Really Mean 9-1-1?

Katharine Dahl
July 26, 2016

Kari Hunt brought her three young children to visit her husband at a hotel on December 1, 2013. The parents put the children on the...

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Thank You John Oliver and Thank You 911

Katharine Dahl
May 16, 2016

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver highlighted the current limitations to the 9-1-1 infrastructure and the challenges 9-1-1 call takers...

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3 Ways to Use Social Media at the Rave Emergency Communications and Response 2016 Summit

Katharine Dahl
May 02, 2016

With the Rave Emergency Communications and Response 2016 Summit a week away, now is a good time to review how you can leverage social...

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AlertSeattle: From Planning to Launch - An Insider View

Katharine Dahl
March 14, 2016

In 2011, the City of Seattle decided to select a new emergency notifcation system because their existing system wasn’t being used...

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What are you overlooking during your emergency notification system evaluation?

Katharine Dahl
January 20, 2016

Over the past few years, Emergency Notification Systems (ENS) have evolved from simple alerting to comprehensive communication systems...

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