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
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Mar 15, 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
Nashville Emergency Communications Center (NECC) is a consolidated center providing all call taking and dispatch services for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS in Nashville and Davidson County (TN). Protecting a population of nearly 650,000 individuals, NECC takes over 500,000 calls for service per year.
Jan 15, 2016
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Jan 14, 2016
Seattle, Washington, in need of enhanced emergency alerting capability for city-wide and internal department alerts and communication, selected Rave Alert
Jan 11, 2016
The Rave Panic Button app was implemented by the town of Milford, Mass., in 2014. Based on “Smart911” technology, it routes cellular calls to the Milford Police Department while also instantly delivering critical information that can be used to facilitate a faster, more effective response. “We did some testing in the buildings to verify cellphone […]
Mar 27, 2015
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
Mobile phones are an integrated part of our life. Mobile calls represent 65% of 9-1-1 calls nationwide, with many geographies over 80%. As a means of communication, the recent growth of text messaging using the Short Message Service (SMS) on mobile phones has been phenomenal. Each day over 4 billion SMS messages are sent in […]
Apr 5, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
Before a fire fighter runs into a burning building, before a police officer intervenes in a violent dispute, and before a paramedic runs a red light in hopes of saving a person’s life, he or she must assess the risk. While the untrained professional may be paralyzed with fear if confronted with these same situations, […]
Jan 3, 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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