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
New program gives first responders instant information
Sep 9, 2015
Smart911 is now available to all residents and travelers in the Charleston County region.
Sep 3, 2015
Maj. David Zeoli talks about the benefits of registering with the new Smart911 program that allows the Beaufort County Dispatch Center to know pertinent information about 911 callers.
Sep 1, 2015
“Rave Panic Button enables us to better protect our most precious assets – our students and teachers.”
Aug 11, 2015
The University of Tennessee Police Department says the UT Alert emergency messaging system has had several new improvements to help enhance safety on campus.
Aug 3, 2015
Smart911 allows citizens to create a Safety Profile for their household, which could save critical time and lives in an emergency
Jun 29, 2015
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) introduces a new mobile safety application called Mānoa Guardian.
Apr 29, 2015
Two more Michigan counties have added Smart911 to their dispatch centers to enhance public safety and emergency response.
Mar 4, 2015
When a “Smart911” user calls 911, the dispatcher on the other end of the phone is able to know information about the caller that could save a life.
Feb 25, 2015
Two years ago, the Davidson County 9-1-1 center rolled out Smart911, an emergency response system that could save the lives of those who sign up.
Feb 10, 2015
USC community grateful for the University’s fast alerts and immediate response to last week’s on-campus shooting that claimed two lives.
Feb 6, 2015
USC students & faculty were quickly informed of the on-campus shooting last week through Carolina Alert, the University’s emergency notification system.
Feb 6, 2015
Schools in Snohomish County are taking advantage of a new Panic Button System instantly connecting teachers with 911 dispatchers while simultaneously alerting an entire campus of danger.
Feb 4, 2015
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