Limestone County is being proactive by introducing a new measure to help keep its schools safe. It’s an app called the Rave “Panic Button.” Limestone County is the first county in the state to use the new technology. There are five different buttons within the system, by pushing one, alerts will be sent to 911 […]
Oct 21, 2016
Smart911 is a new emergency service that is now available to people in Knox County. “I think it’s important because we’re enhancing that basic service that would be provided to us on that cell phone,” Vicki Miller, the Galesburg/Knox County 911 Coordinator, said. Now when people in Knox county call 911, they can count on getting the help they need faster than ever.
Oct 14, 2016
It is called Smart911. Using this system, people can create their own safety profile, which includes things like medical history, family member contact information, entry ways into your home and even pet information.
Sep 21, 2016
PULASKI CO., Va. In Pulaski County, a new service is being offered to people so first responders can better help them in times of emergency. The “Smart 911” service will help them help citizens more efficiently. When the 9-1-1 operator gets a call, their job is to help. They work to get all the necessary […]
Sep 21, 2016
A new service is available to Cache Valley, Utah residents who find themselves calling 911 with an emergency. Smart911 is a web-based platform that can save critical time in an emergency when seconds can be the difference between life and death. The program gives users the option of creating a profile that gives dispatchers additional […]
Sep 14, 2016
Police and Firefighters tried to visit 45 different Tulsa neighborhoods as part of Tulsa’s night out. The hope – foster a better relationship between neighbors and first responders. Police also encouraged people to sign up for Smart911. To sign up or learn more about Smart911, go to www.smart911.com
Sep 14, 2016
ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — Orange County honored its first responders at a ceremony Monday that also highlighted a new lifesaving technology the county is using called Smart911. It’s a service that provides health and location information to emergency responders and enables faster response when 911 is called or texted on a cellphone in areas […]
Sep 14, 2016
“One of the concerns in a college town is drinking and driving. There have been studies since Uber has come about that show that in cities that use the service there have been significant reductions drunk driving arrests and crashes,” Susan McCallister, Associate Director of Public Safety said. While many students see the benefit of […]
Aug 22, 2016
Chief Product Officer Todd Piett talks about how Rave Mobile Safety provides products for first responders, universities and businesses all over the country to help deal with emergencies For more on this story visit: NECN.com
Aug 21, 2016
Emergency responders in Helena and Lewis & Clark county have a new way to send mass notifications to residents in the event of a fire, flood or missing child. 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 […]
Aug 15, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2016) — Public safety officials from Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham and Washington counties announced today new enhancements to the region’s emergency notification system. The new free service allows individuals and families to sign up online to receive emergency notifications and to provide key information to 9-1-1 call takers during an emergency. The system will […]
Aug 15, 2016
The program also includes Smart911, which lets residents create a profile that will automatically populate on the dispatch operator’s screen when you dial 911. The profile can contain information such as names and ages of people in your household, any special medical needs, vehicle information and pets. Smart911 can give first responders more information about the […]
Jul 8, 2016
INGSVILLE (KIII NEWS) – Students and faculty at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) are starting off the school year knowing they have an extra safety took available to them — an app called “Rave Guardian.” This will be the third year the university has implemented the use of the app. It is a mobile personal security […]
Jun 23, 2016
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
A 16-year-old Marion High School student is charged with Possession of a Handgun by a Minor on School Property. This after reports of a gun on campus put the school on lockdown Friday. “The teacher, we seen his facial expression, so he immediately told us to run so we ran outside to our safety point,” […]
Feb 19, 2016
“The app is called UMD Guardian, which allows students to select a personal guardian, which will then follow them from point A to point B virtually on the guardian’s device,” said Major Marc Limanski, University of Maryland Police Department. WJZ-BAL 11/27/2015
Jan 21, 2016
UAB campus police are recommending a new smartphone app that seeks to protect students on campus by using a virtual buddy system. It’s called the Rave Guardian app. Anyone can download it to their smartphone, but UAB has customized it and made it available to all students, faculty and staff. WSFA News 12/15/2015
Dec 17, 2015
Tech Trends reporter Gabe Slate shows a new mobile app that he says every student should have downloaded to their phone.
Dec 3, 2015
Cal State East Bay is launching a safety app for its students, faculty and staff. School officials say it’s easy to use and provides peace of mind.
Nov 18, 2015
Residents and Travelers in York County can now better prepare for emergencies by signing up for a free service known Smart911.
Oct 6, 2015
Tulsa police are now using a new technology that will enable them to be as prepared as possible when responding to 9-1-1 calls.
Oct 2, 2015
Because the data from wireless phones are limited there’s a new option that allows you to get vital information to 911 operators as soon as your call is connected.
Sep 25, 2015
The Honolulu Police Department has unveiled a new system that will give 911 operators more information, more quickly, when an emergency strikes.
Sep 10, 2015
A newly implemented safety program in the State of Arkansas has already saved a life.
Sep 9, 2015
A newly implemented safety program in the State of Arkansas has already helped save a life.
Sep 9, 2015
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