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Fire Door Armor Barricade Notification

This barricade can withstand several tons of outside pressure, helping keep classrooms secure.

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Pursuit Alert: 21st Century Siren

Anyone can download the PursuitAlert app for free. It delivers a visible alert, an audible alert, and push notification to the user's phone that a pursuit is occurring in the vicinity. 

Emergency Communications Network Acquires Send Word Now; Rebranded as OnSolve

Emergency Communications Network (ECN), a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of critical event management and emergency notification systems, announced it has acquired Send Word Now, known for its enterprise notification solutions. The combined companies have rebranded as OnSolve.

COPsync Rolls Out Emergency Alerting Nationwide

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.