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Texting 9-1-1 Proves Lifesaving in Family Violence Cases

October 17, 2017

Many victims say they feel more comfortable communicating silently via text message. In some instances, 9-1-1 texting has proved life-saving in domestic violence situations. Thankfully the following stories ended in safe rescue, although not all victims are as fortunate.

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The One Mind Campaign and Community Engagement at IACP 2017

October 17, 2017

Why the One Mind campaign and community engagement strategies are sure to dominate the conversation at IACP 2017.

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Why UX Matters When Seconds Count

October 10, 2017

Why UX Matters When it Comes to Critical Safety Communications User experience (UX) is the study of how someone interprets and engages with an interface. When it comes to product development here at Rave for our mass notification and panic button systems, one of the most important processes – next to performance – is the […]

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Breakdown of Four Emerging Trends in Corporate Risk Management

October 5, 2017

  Four Emerging Trends in Corporate Risk Management   “The corporate security landscape for 2018 will focus on identifying realistic needs and aligning them with the right tools to build a robust workplace security and safety program.” – DON AVIV, CPP, PSP, PCI, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER INTERFOR, INTERNATIONAL   Don Aviv, a 20-year veteran in the […]

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The Reality of Mental Health Emergency Response in the U.S.

October 3, 2017

In a mental health emergency, a person’s behavior is often mistaken as erratic or dangerous, leading to the incarceration of nearly 2 million people per year. As a result, law enforcement tends to be the only available resource and care taker for those experiencing a mental health emergency.

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New CBS Series “Wisdom of the Crowd” Features Real Safety Technology

September 29, 2017

New CBS series “Wisdom of the Crowd” will offer its viewers an interesting twist through the inclusion of modern emergency safety technology.

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Disaster Response Challenges for Coastal Communities

September 28, 2017

Current disaster response management protocols fail to help residents prepare in advance because policies focus too much on rebuilding efforts and ignore proactive planning for future incidents. This type of thinking is dangerous to community health because it serves to protect some parts of the population while leaving others exposed and vulnerable.

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Emergency Alert System Tips to Comply with Clery Act Requirements

September 25, 2017

These emergency alert system tips and best practices will enhance your mass communication strategy to comply with Clery Act requirements.

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Are Hurricanes Worsening With Climate Change?

September 22, 2017

For the first time on record, the continental U.S. had two Category 4 landfalls in the same year- Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Harvey brought unprecedented rainfall to southeast Texas – producing 51.88” of rain in Cedar Bayou, Texas – the most rain ever recorded in the continental U.S. because of a tropical storm.

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911 Community Engagement Strategy in Rowlett, Texas

September 20, 2017

In Rowlett, Texas, Rave Alert and Rave 911 Suite made it so residents only had to sign up once, streamlining emergency communications.

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2018 Rave Summit: “Expect the Unexpected”

September 18, 2017

On April 16, the 2018 Rave Summit will kick off engaging and educational discussions surrounding firsthand experiences at critical events and lessons learned for the future.

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Security At The Emmy Awards

September 15, 2017

What does it take to manage security for a large-scale, high profile event like the Emmy Awards? It takes a concerted effort to keep guests safe.

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Five Security Trends Boosting Event Safety

September 12, 2017

From crowd control solutions to monitoring the dark web, these five emerging trends are revolutionizing community preparedness and large event safety.

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Tom Axbey: Closing Remarks

September 8, 2017

It has been an honor these past 9 years to engage with, learn from and experience the public safety and preparedness ecosystem at every level. Our customers have always shaped our product innovation through honest feedback and guidance about how to match our vision and technology with their operational best practices.

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From Harvey to Irma: Preparing for the Next Disaster

September 7, 2017

It is never too soon to start preparing for the next disaster. By looking back on the actions before, during and after Hurricane Harvey, we can improve communications and evacuation plans well before Hurricane Irma makes landfall.

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ASIS 2017 Trends and Expectations

September 7, 2017

Our expectations at the ASIS 2017 conference are to speak with as many professionals from different business units with the enterprise or private sector.

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How an e911 Service Helped Save a Man Fighting for His Life

August 22, 2017

We implemented our e911 service 3 years ago because we believed in its potential to save lives. Smart911 is an online registry service providing critical data to Athens Limestone County 911 and 3,100 other communities nationwide.

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OSU Crisis Communication Plan: Thinking Outside the Box

August 22, 2017

Ensuring the entire campus community is included in the OSU crisis communication plan has reduced our reputational risk and instilled a heightened sense security with visitors, future students and parents.

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APCO 2017 Trends and Expectations

Noah Reiter , Vice President
Customer Success
August 11, 2017

The APCO 2017 International Conference will bring together the top 9-1-1 and public safety industry thought-leaders, and these are a few of the topics that are sure to be trending at this year’s event.

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Opioid Crisis: A Local Perspective on a National Problem

June 30, 2017

Photo Credit: Wicked Local Photo, Jared Charney   Opioid Crisis: A Local Perspective on a National Problem “Since I’ve graduated high school, I’ve gone to exponentially more funeral services than I have weddings or birthday parties.” Written by Sean Lauziere from Rave Mobile Safety This past week, my colleague Sierra Thumann wrote a blog post […]

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Incident Management: How The Community Judges Your Success

David Batastini , Director, Product Management at Rave Mobile Safety
June 23, 2017

Successful incident management is greatly dependent on your level of communication, so send alerts often – before, during, and after an incident – and through as many delivery technologies as you can.

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Drug Overdose Deaths Plaguing the Nation

June 21, 2017

Drug overdose deaths induced by heroin have more than tripled in the past 7 years with the annual record of 12,989 deaths occurring in 2015. Modern technology can help combat the crisis.

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Successful Community Alerting Through Widespread Local Engagement

June 14, 2017

Community alerting is only as effective as the number of people in your database. In remote areas of America, it is crucial to place emphasis on community alerting. An efficacious alert system requires constant encouragement to receiving communities for sign ups.

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3 Ways to Leverage Mobile Phones to Improve Venue and Workplace Safety

Todd Piett , CEO | Rave
June 1, 2017

Technology can only enhance the effectiveness of people and processes and is rarely, if ever, a solution to enhancing venue and workplace safety on its own.

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Mapping Indoor Spaces For Emergency Response

May 31, 2017

The goal of delivering a Dispatchable Location with every emergency call won’t be met until we have corresponding indoor mapping improvements.

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