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Emergency Alert Systems

Read: S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

The developers of Massachusetts Alerts will donate its emergency alerts platform to schools for enhanced protection during a life-threatening emergency.

Read: HID Global’s New BEEKs Badge Beacons Keep Hospital Employees Safe

HID Global’s New BEEKs Badge Beacons Keep Hospital Employees Safe

Hospitals can better keep doctors, nurses and staff safe from workplace violence with HID Global’s new IoT-based duress badges.

Read: Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Students turned to social media to voice frustration with Penn State for not sending text alerts about a shooting that was two miles off campus.

Read: Mich. School District Installs Gunshot Detection and Alert Stations

Mich. School District Installs Gunshot Detection and Alert Stations

Glen Lake Community Schools are the first in Michigan to install gunshot detection and alert systems to further aid in active shooter preparation.

Read: UW-Whitewater Implements Changes to Prevent Additional False Alarms

UW-Whitewater Implements Changes to Prevent Additional False Alarms

Inadvertent contact with an alert activation button sent out an email indicating an active threat on the UW-Whitewater campus back in May.

Read: UW-Whitewater Sends False ‘Run Hide Fight’ Alert, Sounds Alarms

UW-Whitewater Sends False ‘Run Hide Fight’ Alert, Sounds Alarms

UW-Whitewater officials blame the error on a “technical issue with the system” and have brought in technical experts to help investigate.

Read: University of Texas to Send Text Alerts for Off-Campus Crimes

University of Texas to Send Text Alerts for Off-Campus Crimes

Following a recent bout of crimes near the Austin campus, UT Police are asking Austin Police to inform them of all crimes that occur within a specific area.

Read: Occly Blinc™ Wearable Alarm System with 24/7 Emergency Response

Occly Blinc™ Wearable Alarm System with 24/7 Emergency Response

Occly Blinc™ is a wearable personal safety system equipped with four cameras, microphones and a 24-hour emergency response team.

Read: Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

One of Chapman’s biggest changes to its emergency plans is placing potential or active emergencies in one of four categories and acting accordingly.

Read: Fresno State Students to Receive PERS Pendants

Fresno State Students to Receive PERS Pendants

California State University, Fresno purchased 2,000 PERS devices for students, particularly those who attend night classes at the school.

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