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Could the Power of Design be the Answer to Preventing School Violence?

Andrea Lebron
February 14, 2019

The American Institute of Architects believes the power of design could be the answer to preventing school violence and has launched...

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How A Pioneering Massachusetts City is Addressing 9-1-1 Caller Location Challenges

Amelia Marceau
February 13, 2019

The city of Springfield, Massachusetts is leading the way in addressing 9-1-1 caller location challenges. Springfield is 31.9 square...

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Everyday Citizens are Having to Become First Responders - and Here’s Why it Matters

Andrea Lebron
January 30, 2019

The rise of natural disasters and violent incidents in today’s communities is putting everyday citizens in the position of having to...

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Why 2018 was a Deadly Year in School Safety

Todd Miller
January 10, 2019

The Parkland and Santa Fe school shootings contributed to 2018 being one of the deadliest years in school safety ever and prompted a...

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Avoiding Mass Notification Failures During Winter Storms

Mary Kate McGrath
January 09, 2019

A recent winter storm brought to light several best practices that should be followed in avoiding mass notification failures. In...

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Increasing Soft Target Security - One Year On

Andrea Lebron
January 02, 2019

Just over a year ago, we published a blog entitled “How to Harden Soft Target Locations” which tackled the subject of increasing soft...

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Creative Ways to Prevent Bullying In Schools

Mary Kate McGrath
December 27, 2018

In Newark, New Jersey, a high school principal named Akbar Cook came up with an unexpected strategy to combat bullying and student...

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There's a Shift Coming to the Emergency Notification Industry with Rave's SwiftReach Networks Acquisition

Andrea Lebron
December 13, 2018

Today, Rave announced the acquisition of SwiftReach Networks (SwiftReach), creating the largest and most robust voice-calling capacity...

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How Community Marketing Can Drive Technology Adoption

Andrea Lebron
December 12, 2018

Getting your community to adopt a new technology can be a challenge, especially when there are various levels of generations and...

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The Role of Panic Buttons in School Safety Drills and Emergency Response

Carolyn Berk
December 06, 2018

A seamless school safety drill doesn't just happen on its own. There are many factors to consider when determining the best way to...

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You've Heard of a 'Smart City', but What is a 'Safe City'?

Andrea Lebron
December 05, 2018

The rise of "Smart City" programs across the United States and the globe has led proponents to wonder how public safety can be...

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25 School Safety Hashtags to Use and Follow

Amelia Marceau
November 29, 2018

In order to reach members of the school community and become a part of the national discussion about about school safety, it's...

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