Schools face widening budget shortfalls, while having to prepare against more threats and emergencies than ever before.
In 2018, there were 82 school shooting incidents in the United States, the highest there have ever been since 1970
80% of teachers have had one or more victimization experiences in the last 12 months
In 81% of violent incidents, at least one person knew about it beforehand, but didn't report it
Empower early intervention and anonymous reporting
Despite being the eyes and ears of your schools, students might be hesitant to report incidents or “snitch” on their classmates. In 81% of violent incidents at U.S. schools, at least one person had information that the attacker was thinking about or planning the school attack and failed to report it.
Students, who may not feel comfortable talking directly to an adult or don’t want anyone to know they submitted the tip, can anonymously send a text message to school administrators. Key personnel can respond to any texts submitted in real time to collect additional information and details. Each report is logged for future viewing, as well as reviewing trends and incident patterns over time.
Anonymous tip technology increases engagement from students and prevents them from withholding timely, critical information that will keep your school safe from threats, such as an active shooter, bullying
With budgets stretching more than ever before, school administrators hoping to get approval for lifesaving technology need to make a business case and be prepared to answer tough questions.
A mobile panic button communications platform is a
Panic button technology ensures faculty and staff are able to
A number of tragic school shootings have occurred across the country. If there's a delay in notifying 9-1-1, it can slow down first responders and onsite faculty and staff resolving any incident and putting everyone at the school at risk.
Technology now enables faculty and staff on-site to instantly trigger mobile panic button activation to 9-1-1 and on-site personnel. Bystanders and staff on the scene are immediately notified through mobile technology and can act immediately. This helps to coordinate a faster response by on-site personnel and responding officers.
While the media can be your best partner for spreading important school news, it can also disseminate incorrect or out-of-date information about an ongoing incident.
You can be the authoritative source about events in your school district by easily disseminating facts around an incident by leveraging the extensive reporting, as well as using the audit trails and time stamps to provide a definitive timeline of events.
You can tap into the power of the media by empowering it to share your school’s technological innovation to demonstrate your school’s commitment to school safety and violence prevention.