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Public safety officials in Dedham announced that Smart911 is now available to all individuals. Smart911 is a free service available to all residents and travelers, that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide key information to 911 call takers should an emergency occur.

Feb 21, 2017
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Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster and all aspects of public safety in Newberry County are excited to announce that Smart911 is now available in the area.

Feb 21, 2017

Smart911 Service is Now Supported in Chester County PA and all residents and travelers to the area of encouraged to sign up for a free online Safety Profile

Feb 17, 2017
Smart911 Comes to Georgetown

Georgetown Texas Launches a New Safety Initiative to Provide Residents and Dispatchers With New Tools to Better Prepare for Emergencies.

Feb 13, 2017
Smart911 Comes to Chester County

Smart911 Service is Now Supported in Chester County PA and all residents and travelers to the area of encouraged to sign up for a free online Safety Profile.

Feb 13, 2017
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Scotts Bluff and Banner Counties replace CODERED mass text and emergency notification system with “Region 22 Alert” provided by Rave Mobile Safety.

Feb 3, 2017

Livingston County’s Central Dispatch is launching two new safety initiatives to better protect county residents during emergencies: Text-to-911 and Smart911. Text-to-911 allows individuals to send a text message to 911 from their mobile devices if they are in Livingston County. Central Dispatch has been testing this service since early October. Smart911 is a free service that […]

Jan 25, 2017

When you call 9-1-1, dispatchers are trying to get all the information they can to get you help. They need things like your address or if you have any medical conditions.

Jan 25, 2017

The Mountain Valley Emergency Communication Center in New Jersey, which covers the city of Summit, the borough of New Providence and the township of Millburn, was the first in the state to adopt Smart911 in late 2015.

Jan 25, 2017

Poinsett County authorities are now working on building a population map to help residents who call 911 get the help they need in a faster way. According to a media release from Sheriff Kevin Molder, the department is now using the Smart911 system.

Jan 25, 2017
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In 2015, Rave Panic Button was deployed to all schools in the state of Arkansas.  The program has been a resounding success with thousands of activations and numerous documented cases of assisting in medical responses and potential active assailant situations.  Additionally, nearly 4000 floor plans are maintained in the system and immediately available when responders […]

Jan 14, 2017
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Jan 5, 2017

Making 2017 Safer with Smart911 DuPage County is urging residents to make the New Year safer by signing up for Smart911. Smart911 is a free public safety service available to anyone who lives, works or visits DuPage County. Users create a secure, private online safety profile that includes essential household information about family members, home, pets […]

Jan 4, 2017

To improve public safety response and preparedness, municipalities are signing up for an enhanced 911 solution that provides emergency dispatchers with more information about participating callers. The Smart911 service lets users create an online safety profile that includes any information on themselves, their families or households that they would want 911 response teams to have […]

Dec 23, 2016

Sometimes a few minutes can make the difference between life and death. Most people know to call 9-1-1 in an emergency, but in a trauma situation, callers often can’t think or speak clearly enough to give dispatchers the information they need to send the right kind of help, quickly. Attendees at a recent “Coffee with […]

Dec 20, 2016
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An attack on the Ohio State University campus took place last month and left many shocked and disheartened by the event. “Mostly I’m just saddened by the attack on the Ohio State campus” Assistant Professor of History Dr. Stephen Pierce said. “It’s sad to see a student who feels so disenfranchised and so marginalized on […]

Dec 9, 2016

To enhance its campus security posture, Tulane is using tools from Rave Mobile Safety, a firm that provides communications software designed to improve emergency preparedness and faster response to security situations.

Dec 9, 2016

Middle Tennessee State University announced Thursday (Dec. 1) the creation and distribution of an active shooter guide as well as increased video surveillance and plans to reintroduce emergency call stations to the campus. With the recent Ohio State University attack as the latest example of the security concerns facing campuses throughout the nation, MTSU’s Division […]

Dec 6, 2016

Smart911 is described on Rave Mobile Safety website as “a comprehensive software program that facilitates data and communications in the event of a 9-1-1 call. With Smart911, Michiganders can create an extensive online profile, which displays to dispatchers when a 9-1-1 call is made. Critical information such as home address, bedroom location, pet information, medical details and whether households include people with dementia or children with autism can all be provided and can improve response.”

Nov 18, 2016

Smart Phone App Designed to Improve First Responder Conditions   A new program introduced by New Castle County Police will give first responders a clearer picture of what kind of situation they’re walking into. At a press conference on Tuesday, New Castle County Chief of Emergency Communications Jeffrey Miller introduced the Rave Panic Button app, […]

Nov 18, 2016
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Macomb County will get Smart 911 beginning next year. This will allow faster and safer response times from first responders, officials said Monday at a news conference. Residents who sign up for the Smart 911 service can pre-load information on their families, special needs, medication and number of pets in a household. That information will be made available to emergency dispatchers when 911 is called, Macomb Daily News is reporting.

Nov 18, 2016
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Schools, malls and hospitals in New Castle County now have a better way to contact police in an emergency. NBC10 Delaware Bureau Reporter Tim Furlong has the details on the new app that can save lives with the push of a button. In seconds, Rave Panic Button clearly communicates an emergency to 9-1-1, on-site personnel, […]

Nov 16, 2016

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WJBK) – The state is rolling out funding next year to bring a state-of-the-art 911 service to all neighborhoods in Michigan. The service is called Smart911, and it’s already been implemented in 32 of the state’s 144 dispatch centers.

Nov 16, 2016

Enhanced 911 services that can save lives are now available to communities all across Michigan with funding from the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, announced Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. Calley made the announcement Monday at the Macomb County Communications and Technology Center. Adding enhanced 911 services provides dispatchers with access to helpful background information about an individual that can be useful and cut down on response time during an emergency situation.

Nov 16, 2016
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Adding enhanced 911 services was a recommendation of the Mental Health and Wellness Commission, providing dispatchers with access to helpful background information about an individual that can be useful and cut down on response time during an emergency situation.

Nov 15, 2016