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The Difference between a Nurse Calling System and a Mass Notification System in Senior Care Facilities

Nurse calling systems and mass notification systems in senior care facilities differ widely in their purposes; but, as both types of...

California Is Starting To Use Military Technology To Fight Fires

Mary Kate McGrath
September 11, 2019

In November of 2018, an unprecedented wildfire season devastated communities across the state California. Fast-moving fires began near...

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When Does a Planned School Shooting Become Illegal?

Mary Kate McGrath
September 05, 2019

A recent case in Vermont has raised the question of when does a planned school shooting become illegal. In 2018, Jack Sawyer, a...

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How Technology Can Support Statewide School Safety Initiatives

Adam Eisenman
September 05, 2019

The rise of shocking mass shootings over the last few years has brought school safety initiatives to the forefront of several...

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What are Red Flag Laws?

Andrea Lebron
September 04, 2019

Red flag laws allow the temporary removal of guns from people considered to be at a high risk of harming themselves or others. Studies...

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Check-Ins, Reunification and Incident Timelines

Matt Serra, ENP
August 29, 2019

Declaring an emergency requires preparation, collaboration, practice, and more. But what about after 9-1-1 is notified? This is where...

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Are Crime Watch Push Notification Apps Making People Paranoid?

Mary Kate McGrath
August 28, 2019

A major issue is being debated today about whether crime watch push notification apps are making the general population more paranoid....

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Tips to Share: All the Ways to Report a Bully

Tara Gibson
August 22, 2019

Name calling, online abuse, and physical threats are all unwanted behaviors that impact students negatively, commonly known to most as...

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Webinar Recap: Debunking Myths about Safety in K12 Schools

Mary Kate McGrath
August 22, 2019

A recent webinar was hosted by JP French, Rave Mobile Safety Strategic Account Director and a retired law enforcement worker....

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What Are School Security Officer Duties?

Mary Kate McGrath
August 15, 2019

School security officer duties have changed drastically over the years, with schools refocusing safety planning around more modern...

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Do Proposals to Protect Public Transportation Employees Go Far Enough?

Andrea Lebron
August 14, 2019

A bill to protect public transportation employees from assault has been introduced into Congress. The proposals promote the safety of...

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K-12 School Budget Priorities for 2020: Reduce Costs & Plan for EdTech

Tara Gibson
August 08, 2019

Planning out your K-12 school budget and searching for ways to cut costs are two things discussed by school districts across the...

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How to Alert Beachgoers During Shark Week

Amelia Marceau
August 01, 2019

While we all know Shark Week thanks to Discovery Channel programming, this year we're including an added focus: alerting beachgoers to...

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