Emergency Response

Read: S.A.F.E. to Provide Emergency Alerts Platform to Schools and Universities

S.A.F.E. to Provide Emergency Alerts Platform to Schools and Universities

Safety Alerts for Education Foundation is donating the mobile alert systems for enhanced protection in the event of a life-threatening campus emergency.

Read: ADT,  West Corp. to Provide Enhanced Emergency Response for 7M Customers

ADT, West Corp. to Provide Enhanced Emergency Response for 7M Customers

ADT will use West Corp.’s emergency response link to ensure homes and businesses monitored by ADT benefit from the most accurate location data available.

Read: Mich. School Installs Gunshot Detection, More to Boost Active Shooter Response

Mich. School Installs Gunshot Detection, More to Boost Active Shooter Response

Glen Lake Community Schools installed gunshot detection and alerting systems to aid police response to an active shooter, other emergencies.

Read: Maryland Dealer Deploys Linear NarcLok II to Securely Transport Addictive Drugs

Maryland Dealer Deploys Linear NarcLok II to Securely Transport Addictive Drugs

Pro Tech Systems chose a Linear access control solution that allows its first-responder end customer to securely transport addictive substances.

Read: ADS Security Spearheads ASAP to PSAP Efforts in Brentwood, Tenn.

ADS Security Spearheads ASAP to PSAP Efforts in Brentwood, Tenn.

Located near Nashville, Brentwood becomes the second community in Tennessee to go live with ASAP to PSAP and improve emergency response communications.

Read: AT&T Gets Greenlight to Deploy Band 14 Spectrum for FirstNet Project

AT&T Gets Greenlight to Deploy Band 14 Spectrum for FirstNet Project

AT&T says FirstNet construction will span the next five years and include launches on both new and existing sites.

Read: Idaho, Texas Opt in to FirstNet Plan to Build a Wireless Broadband Network

Idaho, Texas Opt in to FirstNet Plan to Build a Wireless Broadband Network

FirstNet was created in 2012, following a recommendation by the 9/11 Commission to establish a dedicated nationwide broadband network for emergency communications.

Read: Cell Networks Fair Much Better During Hurricane Harvey Compared to Katrina

Cell Networks Fair Much Better During Hurricane Harvey Compared to Katrina

The FCC says only 4% of the more than 7,800 cell sites in Harvey’s path were wiped out, compared to over 1,000 cell sites that were knocked out during Katrina.

Read: Trump Lifts Restrictions on Providing Military Equipment to Police

Trump Lifts Restrictions on Providing Military Equipment to Police

Dozens of school police agencies have received surplus military equipment as part of the 1033 Program.

Read: Highland Park (Texas) Adopts Automated Secure Alarm Protocol for Faster Emergency Response

Highland Park (Texas) Adopts Automated Secure Alarm Protocol for Faster Emergency Response

The town, located near Dallas, is the first to implement the ASAP solution provided by Tyler Technologies for New World CAD systems.

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