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COPsync Rolls Out Emergency Alerting Nationwide

August 22, 2013
The new alert service, called COPsync911, will allow school personnel throughout the United States to send alerts directly to the closest law enforcement officers during an emergency.

8 Ways To Make Your Campus Safer

December 14, 2012
After the dust settles on Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the campus protection community should once again be prepared to review our K-12 active shooter response emergency plans.

Social Media Analytics in Law Enforcement

September 20, 2012
Law enforcement agencies and first responders would do well to acclimate themselves to social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social media sites. Such capabilities can provide crucial information during civil unrest, natural disasters, and other disturbances.

Colorado Agency Deploys Citizen Alert Phone App

August 29, 2012
Citizens can download the free app on their Apple or Android smartphones to be alerted to natural disasters, dangerous weather, missing persons, traffic situations, and local crimes in progress. The app is not available on Blackberry or Windows phones yet but plans are underway for a release in the near future.

Getting the Word Out

May 25, 2012

Law enforcement agencies will soon have access to the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), a voluntary emergency alerting system developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the FCC, and wireless carriers.

N.H. Department Deploys Notification App

March 19, 2012
The Manchester (N.H.) Police Department will begin supporting Ping4's Citizens Alerts app, a notification tool that brings a variety of public safety alerts to smart phones within a jurisdiction.

Jury Rules Va. Tech Negligent in Massacre

March 14, 2012
A jury found Virginia Tech negligent on Wednesday for delaying to alert its campus community about a gunman during the 2007 massacre that left 33 people dead.

Nixle Reboots Text Messaging Service for LE

August 22, 2011
The Nixle Connect SMS text-messaging service is now being offered at no charge to agencies. Earlier this month, Nixle rolled out its Dial and InterConnect "add-ons" that expand its capabilities when the mission is on the line.

Cassidian Launches Communications Portal for Public Safety

July 22, 2011
Cassidian Communications has announced the deployment of its Self-Registration Portal (SRP) by numerous U.S. public safety operations utilizing The Communicator! NXT, GeoCast Web and REVERSE 911 notification solutions.

Feds Fine Virginia Tech for Notification Failures During Massacre

March 30, 2011
The DOE found the university to be in violation of the Clery Act for not issuing a timely warning after the slain students were discovered and for not following its own procedures for handling a threat.

PlantCML Self-Registration Portal Provides Emergency Notification

November 3, 2010
PlantCML developed the SRP in response to a "growing need for public and private sector organizations to expand their notification reach during critical events, such as inclement weather, security breaches, and campus safety threats," according to the company.

Emergency Simulations Provide Learning Opportunities

June 7, 2010
Effective communication is essential in large-scale emergencies. With multiple agencies working together on a complex and fast-paced incident, every second counts; there's no room for delay or error.

Philly Could Get 2,700 New Police, Fire Radios

April 30, 2009
Police, firefighters and prison officials will receive about 2,700 new radios as part of a proposed upgrade to Philadelphia's emergency radio system.
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