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Are You too Close to Sending a False Alert like Hawaii?

Todd Piett , CEO | Rave
January 17, 2018

Here is a breakdown of the ways to prevent a false alert crisis as well as how best to respond if the unthinkable happens to you (too).

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9 Best Safety Apps for Colleges and Universities

January 17, 2018

Review the best safety apps for campuses.

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Violence Against Teachers is a Silent National Crisis

January 17, 2018

Violence against teachers is a significant yet under-investigated problem in the United States that has profound implications for schooling, teacher retention, and overall student performance. Focusing solely on student victimization and excluding violence against teachers’ results in an inadequate representation of safety issues, which makes it more difficult to formulate effective solutions.

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911 Texting System Proves to Stop Self Harm

January 11, 2018

For many people struggling with thoughts of self-harm, knowing who to reach out to and how to ask for help can be difficult. Two-way text messages have proven to be effective in preventing self-harm or for gathering information necessary to send first responders to the scene before an incident escalates further. The following stories highlight a few of these instances.

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Protecting Low-Wage Workers and Women of Color

January 10, 2018

Sexual harassment has been rampant throughout blue-collar workplaces, particularly the hotel industry, for decades. Many workers feel trapped and unable to report incidents of violence and misconduct. A lack of job security means reporting workplace harassment of any kind might singles you out as a troublemaker or difficult employee. It’s hard to advocate for yourself when your job is viewed as dispensable.

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Disaster Response Challenges for Coastal Communities

January 5, 2018

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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The History of Mass Notification

January 4, 2018

The History of Mass Notification: From Paul Revere to Amber Alerts and Beyond Looking back through the history of mass notification, how it has evolved over the years and what the future holds. By Andrea Lebron, Rave Mobile Safety Technology is ever-evolving and it’s no surprise that methods we use today to notify the masses are […]

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Women in Entertainment are Igniting Change

January 4, 2018

Hollywood’s efforts to prevent future incidents of sexual harassment are beginning to take shape – and you can thank women for that. While 2017 may represent the year women stood up together and challenged the system, 2018 is shaping up to be the year they finally take it back.

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The Top 10 Tweets From The 2017 Rave User Summit

January 2, 2018

The Rave Summit will present opportunities for product input and peer-led sessions. Check out the Top 10 Tweets from the 2017 Rave User Summit.

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Public Safety Communication Trends in 2018

December 22, 2017

The last 365 days was a trying period that tested public communities and first responders alike, and as a result, year 2018 shows promise for new public safety communication trends.

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9 Denver Attractions to Visit During the 2018 Rave User Summit

December 20, 2017

The 2018 Rave User Summit event offers the chance to see and explore one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Here is a list of the top nine attractions to visit in Denver, Colorado.

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Severe Weather Notification Best Practice Tips

December 18, 2017

Understand Severe Weather Notification best practices to ensure you are fully leveraging your emergency alert system to enhance storm communication & lessen the impact of the storm.

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7 Acts of Community Policing Around The Holidays in 2017

December 15, 2017

Community Policing builds trust between law enforcement and citizens through mutual understanding. Local departments often participate during the holidays.

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New FOX Series “9-1-1” Focuses On First Responders’ Experiences

December 12, 2017

A new FOX series “9-1-1” follows the lives of first responders in Los Angeles. The show draws from the experiences of real emergency management teams.

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts In 2017

December 7, 2017

The Rave Mobile Safety team compiled our top 10 blog posts of 2017. Here is our most relevant, educational, and insightful work.

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Sexual Harassment in Hollywood and the Similarities to the Everyday Workplace

December 6, 2017

Sexual harassment is not unique to the entertainment industry. The public conversation surrounding harassment in Hollywood has surfaced many similarities that shouldn’t be ignored within our own workplace environments. We can look through this Hollywood lens to examine and reflect on how workplace violence against women remains unaddressed in our jobs.

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How To Harden Soft Target Locations

December 6, 2017

What are soft targets, and how can these public locations leverage technology and improve safety?

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First Responder PTSD Following The Opioid Crisis

December 5, 2017

The opioid crisis is taking a toll on the mental and physical health of first responders across the country. calling for more training and support groups.

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Moving into 2018: Managing Growth and Scaling Infrastructure

December 2, 2017

How We’re Managing Growth and Scaling Infrastructure to Ensure Continued Quality for Our Customers Over the past year, Rave has continued its rapid growth, not only adding over 700 new customers, but also greatly increasing the scenarios for which our solutions are used.  The net result is our 911 enhancing system, the Rave 911 Suite,  […]

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Rave Technology Receives Top Security Awards

December 1, 2017

Rave’s lifesaving solutions are what they are today because of our customers – and these awards are a symbol of this invaluable partnership.

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Smarter Year-End Budgeting Solutions

November 29, 2017

Upon researching potential year-end budgeting solutions for your business, consider the three levels of smart spending before making your final decision.

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Managing Vulnerable Populations and Infrastructure Resiliency

Todd Piett , CEO | Rave
November 20, 2017

Our plans for successfully managing vulnerable populations should be as detailed as community infrastructure resiliency programs, but limited resources complicate this initiative.

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Text From 911: Sending an Emergency Text Message to Save Lives

Noah Reiter , Vice President
Customer Success
November 17, 2017

These top Text from 911 use cases demonstrate how 911 centers can enhance emergency response & boost efficiency by sending an emergency text message to callers.

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Orange County and Community Engagement for Public Safety

November 13, 2017

Nicola Tidey, Director of Orange County’s Emergency Communications Center discusses staying one step ahead with community engagement for public safety during a Rave-hosted webinar.

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Panic Button System for Schools Saves Lives During Emergencies

November 13, 2017

In a recent study on school violence by the Center for Disease Control – Division of Violence Prevention, 16% of K-12 students reported carrying a weapon of some sort to school at least once in the previous month. 5% reported carrying a gun to school over the same time period.

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