Many victims say they feel more comfortable communicating silently via text message. In some instances, 9-1-1 texting has proved life-saving in domestic violence situations. Thankfully the following stories ended in safe rescue, although not all victims are as fortunate.

Oct 17, 2017

Why the One Mind campaign and community engagement strategies are sure to dominate the conversation at IACP 2017.

Oct 17, 2017

Why UX Matters When it Comes to Critical Safety Communications User experience (UX) is the study of how someone interprets and engages with an interface. When it comes to product development here at Rave for our mass notification and panic button systems, one of the most important processes – next to performance – is the […]

Oct 10, 2017

  Four Emerging Trends in Corporate Risk Management   “The corporate security landscape for 2018 will focus on identifying realistic needs and aligning them with the right tools to build a robust workplace security and safety program.” – DON AVIV, CPP, PSP, PCI, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER INTERFOR, INTERNATIONAL   Don Aviv, a 20-year veteran in the […]

Oct 5, 2017

In a mental health emergency, a person’s behavior is often mistaken as erratic or dangerous, leading to the incarceration of nearly 2 million people per year. As a result, law enforcement tends to be the only available resource and care taker for those experiencing a mental health emergency.

Oct 3, 2017

New CBS series “Wisdom of the Crowd” will offer its viewers an interesting twist through the inclusion of modern emergency safety technology.

Sep 29, 2017

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.

Sep 28, 2017

These emergency alert system tips and best practices will enhance your mass communication strategy to comply with Clery Act requirements.

Sep 25, 2017

Rave Mobile Safety survey reveals improvements needed to define leadership in corporate safety and security   27 percent of companies do not have a clearly defined person overseeing safety and security Companies were most unprepared (25 percent) for situations involving an active shooter Employee awareness and training is the biggest safety challenge Medical emergencies, weather […]

Sep 25, 2017

For the first time on record, the continental U.S. had two Category 4 landfalls in the same year- Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Harvey brought unprecedented rainfall to southeast Texas – producing 51.88” of rain in Cedar Bayou, Texas – the most rain ever recorded in the continental U.S. because of a tropical storm.

Sep 22, 2017

In Rowlett, Texas, Rave Alert and Rave 911 Suite made it so residents only had to sign up once, streamlining emergency communications.

Sep 20, 2017

On April 16, the 2018 Rave Summit will kick off engaging and educational discussions surrounding firsthand experiences at critical events and lessons learned for the future.

Sep 18, 2017

What does it take to manage security for a large-scale, high profile event like the Emmy Awards? It takes a concerted effort to keep guests safe.

Sep 15, 2017

From crowd control solutions to monitoring the dark web, these five emerging trends are revolutionizing community preparedness and large event safety.

Sep 12, 2017

It has been an honor these past 9 years to engage with, learn from and experience the public safety and preparedness ecosystem at every level. Our customers have always shaped our product innovation through honest feedback and guidance about how to match our vision and technology with their operational best practices.

Sep 8, 2017

It is never too soon to start preparing for the next disaster. By looking back on the actions before, during and after Hurricane Harvey, we can improve communications and evacuation plans well before Hurricane Irma makes landfall.

Sep 7, 2017

Our expectations at the ASIS 2017 conference are to speak with as many professionals from different business units with the enterprise or private sector.

Sep 7, 2017