Public Service Recognition Week was established in 1985 to honor more than 23 million federal, state, local, and tribal government employees who protect, support, and educate our communities. Annual events are held to deliver messages about the value of public service and acknowledge public accomplishments.
State & Local
Recently, the team at Rave Mobile Safety hosted a webinar discussing the top public safety challenges of the past year, how the challenges were overcome, and what new practices evolved out of overcoming the challenges.
9-1-1 is considered to be the “Universal Emergency Number” in the United States. Have you ever wondered how our current 9-1-1 system came to be?
Preparing the front lines of community protection is a complex task requiring collaboration with multiple agencies to ensure a streamlined emergency response. Learn how fast and accurate communication can enhance response efforts and emergency preparedness planning.
The current process for alerting communities to severe weather doesn't utilize comprehensive coverage to provide notifications to all residents. Does your community use a multi-modal alerting system?
Public perception of law enforcement has changed over the past few years. Learn how mainstream media is influencing public opinion and how community surveys demonstrate a need for more police involvement in school safety and security.
Red collar crime is a subgroup of white collar crime in which the perpetrator uses violence to avoid detection or prosecution.
For more than ten years, many state and local governments have had the ability to use a “blue alert” system of mass notification in order to warn the public of dangerous offenders on the run and to solicit information that can help apprehend them.
988 is the Federal Communications Commission's approved crisis resource telephone number for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. The primary purpose of the 988 service will be to prevent mental health crises escalating into emergencies – not to respond to emergencies caused by an individual in crisis.
Vaccine distribution in many communities across the United States has been challenging. Hear how some state and local agencies are using technology to improve communication.