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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – If you’ve received an automated call telling you that you should sign up for a new 911 system, you’re not alone. After thousands of these calls went out across Kentuckiana we decided to see what the buzz was about. At midnight Jefferson, Oldham, and Washington County are switching to a Smart911 system […]

Aug 16, 2016
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As recently reported by Government Security News, Intralogic Solutions, Inc. a leading global school security, and government developer and integrator, and Rave Mobile Safety, a respected creator of innovative public safety and communication software have announced a partnership to develop an integrated service offering that will benefit both schools and first responders during crisis situations, […]

Aug 15, 2016
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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/16) — Public safety officials in Muhlenberg County are excited to announce today that Smart911 is now available to all individuals within Muhlenberg County. Smart911 is a free service allowing individuals and families to sign up online to receive emergency notifications and to provide key information to 911 call takers during an […]

Jul 29, 2016
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The city of Willis intends to discontinue the Code Red emergency alert system by Fiscal Year 2018. City Manager Hector Forester informed the Council on Tuesday during the regular meeting at City Hall about the plan to switch to a new emergency alert system, Smart911, following a presentation from the executive director for the Montgomery County […]

Jul 22, 2016
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Members of the Clay County Quorum Court approved the purchase of a “Panic Button” system for J.P. French, of RAVE Mobile Safety, speaks with members of the Clay County Quorum Court during Monday night’s meeting at Piggott. The justices also gave their approval to create a new position within the sheriff’s department, passed a resolution of support […]

Jul 21, 2016
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IntraLogic Solutions, Inc. (ILS), a leading school security developer and integrator, and Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted creator of innovative public safety data and communication software, today announced a partnership to develop an integrated service offering that will benefit both schools and first responders during crises situations, including ones involving active shooters. The new […]

Jul 20, 2016
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WEST OLIVE/IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — More dispatch centers across the United States, including some in West Michigan, are looking at implementing text-to-911 services. The increased interest in text-to-911 comes in the wake of the Orlando nightclub massacre that left 49 people dead. Many people in the club texted family and friends to call 911 because […]

Jul 12, 2016
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Two-way text-messaging functionality from Rave Mobile Safety’s Smart911 platform is helping public-safety answering points (PSAP) address the growing issue of abandoned emergency calls with greater efficiency and effectiveness, according to a Michigan dispatcher. Ryan Culver, dispatcher for the Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority in Ottawa County, Mich., said he uses Rave Mobile Safety’s Smart911Chat to […]

Jun 28, 2016
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NEWARK – Licking County residents will no longer be inundated with weather warnings like they were Wednesday, according to Sean Grady, director of Licking County Emergency Management Agency and the Regional 911 Center. Grady announced on Monday a change to the Rave Mass Notification System, which started here March 6. The new policy will be to automatically […]

Jun 27, 2016
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Montgomery County officials hosted presentations on the new 911 system in April and May. Montgomery County will be the first in Texas to adopt Smart911, a service that provides medical, family member and location information directly to first responders when a registered individual calls 911 so that an emergency response can arrive more quickly. Smart911, […]

Jun 22, 2016
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Parents who are getting ready to see their young leave for Indiana State next fall will have some basic concerns for the safety of their children. Those parents should be relieved to know, that over the course of the past few years, ISU has implemented tools and procedures equipped with the ability to allow students […]

Jun 21, 2016
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BOISE – Six On Your Side first told about the report of a sexual assault on the outskirts of Boise State University on Sunday. After a composite sketch was released this week, a man was arrested Thursday in connection with the reported assault. And, thanks to security measures in place on campus, students can opt to receive […]

Jun 17, 2016
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CLEMSON – There’s a new phone application that can help Clemson University students and employees stay safe. The smartphone app, Rave Guardian, has several safety features, including a safety timer that can alert a “guardian” if the user hasn’t arrived at a destination as expected. Here’s how it works: The user can enter a destination […]

Jun 15, 2016
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The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents to sign up for the free service. ALPHARETTA, GA — The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is urging citizens to utilize a free tool designed to help emergency personnel come to your aid in an efficient manner. Smart911 stores valuable information in Alpharetta’s emergency response databases so […]

Jun 14, 2016
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Idaho State University says a new smart phone app will help improve safety on campus. The app is called Rave-Guardian and is free to download on Android on IOS devices.

Jun 9, 2016
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POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) – Idaho State University is doing away with the old – the 20-year-old blue light emergency poles, that is. With their removal, ISU Public Safety is encouraging the use of the personal safety app RAVE Guardian. The app has these key features: a mobile panic button, a tip line and a virtual escort […]

Jun 8, 2016
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Mountain Valley Dispatch Center Recognized for Innovation

Jun 1, 2016
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Dispatchers have a tough job. They are the high-stakes switchboard of any agency. What makes this vocation particularly tough in today’s landscape is expectation: while citizens are used to GPS and their phone’s location data tracking their whereabouts, dispatch systems aren’t always so intuitive. These two agencies (one in California the other in Michigan) did their […]

May 18, 2016
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Scott W. Ruf, Executive Director of the Mountain Valley Emergency Communications Center accepts the The 2016 Rave Trailblazer Award from Tom Axbey, CEO and President of Rave Mobile Safety, and Todd Piett, Chief Product Officer of Rave Mobile Safety. The 2016 Rave Trailblazer Award is presented to Scott W. Ruf, Executive Director Mountain Valley Emergency [...]
May 13, 2016
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  RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) – The death Music Icon Prince brought to the forefront a possible disconnect in a cellphone’s ability to connect with 911 dispatchers. A portion of the transcript from the day Prince died says: UM: We have someone who is unconscious. D1: Okay, what’s the address? UM: Um, we’re at Prince’s house. […]

May 12, 2016
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(HELENA) Emergency Responders in Helena and Lewis and Clark County have a new way to send mass notifications to residents in the event of fire, flood or missing child events. For several years, officials have used a system that only sends voice messaging to those who sign up for the service. The new system, called Rave […]

May 12, 2016
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  Mutualink and Rave Mobile Safety, both leading public safety technology innovators, have come together to provide first responders with faster, real-time communication and information sharing during emergency situations. The companies have integrated their advanced communication technologies – Rave Panic Button and Mutualink K12 – into a communications platform for use at K-12 schools, colleges […]

Apr 7, 2016
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Mutualink and Rave Mobile Safety announce that they have integrated the Mutualink K12 and Rave Panic Button technologies into a common platform designed primarily to support emergency communications on school campuses, as well for hospitals, governments and other enterprises.

Apr 6, 2016
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MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace is Encouraging Residents to Be Better Protected in an Emergency by Celebrating National Smart911 Day. National Smart911 Day was created to honor and support the exceptional work 9-1-1 call takers do every day and how Chautauqua County residents can empower the first responders by signing up for Smart911. […]

Apr 4, 2016
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FIELD NOTES EXPLORES HONOLULU’S VAST AND VARIED SCENES AND SUBCULTURES. THIS MONTH: NEIGHBORHOOD WATCHES.

Apr 4, 2016