Emergency Notification Systems Evaluation: Review the 6 areas outside of strict technical criteria that can make or break your emergency notification system efforts including process, training, data hygiene, support, local network capacity, and over-communication.
Mar 21, 2017
Mar 2, 2017
With so little time between beginning and end of a violent incident, access to emergency plans in the critical moments when an incident occurs can substantially reduce response times and increase school safety.
Feb 23, 2017
How law enforcement can use technology to better protect 911 callers with a mental health emergency, as well as the first responders reporting to the scene.
Jan 11, 2017
Active shooter and heart attack incidents are highlighted to represent corporate emergency response methodologies for individual & mass incidents at work.
Oct 11, 2016
Weather emergencies require proactive communication & engagement with your entire community, and fast response to those with access or functional needs.
Oct 5, 2016
The number of veterans injured in combat that require long-term medical care has risen substantially throughout the decade as veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan return home.
Sep 9, 2016
Domestic violence costs more than $37 billion a year in law enforcement involvement, legal work, medical and mental health treatment, and lost productivity at companies. By providing additional data prior to arrival on scene, the Smart911 platform, and in particular, the Safety Profile and texting components give 9-1-1 and public safety tools to resolving incidents quickly and safely.
Jun 22, 2016
Every emergency manager wants to avoid a situation where an individual doesn’t receive an emergency alert and ends up in a dangerous situation that could have been avoided.
Download this Alert Opt-In Best Practices Checklist to to ensure residents and commuters sign up for emergency notifications.
Mar 7, 2016
Jan 14, 2016
Challenge Your ENS – Compare/Contrast Recent emergencies and large regional events have exposed weaknesses in both ENS systems and downstream networks and systems that deliver messages. Obviously, an emergency is not the best time to find out that your alert system has limitations. It’s a good idea to review your system in the context of […]
Sep 12, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s strategy of whole community preparedness has been in the emergency management lexicon for a couple of years. Insufficient planning around community members with certain access and functional needs – medical dependencies, mobility limitations, age, lack of access to transportation, and owners of pets, as just a few examples – was […]
Jan 22, 2013
Nov 20, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
Public Safety organizations and the emergency number community are aggressively working to design a Next Generation emergency calling platform that can handle both emergent consumer communication technologies as well as leverage significant operational benefits enabled by IP-based communication infrastructures. The impacts of the aptly named “NG9-1-1” project are far reaching and touch not just how […]
Nov 30, 2011
Oct 13, 2009
On today’s campuses, it’s an unfortunate reality that emergency incidents can and do regularly occur. Being able to alert your campus, quickly and effectively, in case of such an emergency is extremely important and institutions must be prepared to respond to a broad range of events that interrupt daily operations.
Oct 13, 2009
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