First Responders

Read: SCITI Labs, Mutualink Lead Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason

SCITI Labs, Mutualink Lead Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason

Mutualink was chosen from over 140 applications as the primary technology solution for an active shooter drill at George Mason University.

Read: Responding to Homecoming Safety Issues with Alternative Data

Responding to Homecoming Safety Issues with Alternative Data

Security professionals are increasingly turning to alternative data sources to help improve their understanding of the threat landscape.

Read: Broward County To Fix Police Radio That Failed During Parkland Shooting

Broward County To Fix Police Radio That Failed During Parkland Shooting

On the day of the shooting, it took four or five attempts for a responding officer to transmit a single piece of information over the radio.

Read: Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Guide: When Seconds Count

Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Guide: When Seconds Count

Early detection can trigger a host of responses including alerting occupants to the location where shots were fired while triggering building alarms.

Read: Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Explosion at University of Nevada, Reno Dorm Injures 8 Students

Authorities arrived on the scene to evacuate and secure the buildings, which had blown-out windows and extensive damage to the roof and flooring.

Read: Electronic Doors Delayed Police Response During Virginia Beach Shooting

Electronic Doors Delayed Police Response During Virginia Beach Shooting

Responding officers were unable to quickly gain entry into the municipal building because they did not have access cards.

Read: Battling Failure to Rescue with Rapid Response Teams

Battling Failure to Rescue with Rapid Response Teams

Rapid Response Teams focus on the critical minutes before first responders arrive and their work plays a huge role in saving lives.

Read: Video Surveillance Upgrades Help District Cut Crime, Improve Preparedness

Video Surveillance Upgrades Help District Cut Crime, Improve Preparedness

Here’s how one Northeast school district used video surveillance to optimize its collaboration with first responders, reduce vandalism and theft, and improve operations.

Read: FirstNet: The Key to Improving Safety at Schools, Colleges and Hospitals

FirstNet: The Key to Improving Safety at Schools, Colleges and Hospitals

During an emergency, school, university and hospital security and public safety support personnel, as well as staff and administrators, may be called on to support local first responders. FirstNet enables better communications among all of these individuals.

Read: The Importance of Communications in a School Crisis Plan

The Importance of Communications in a School Crisis Plan

Rauland, a leader in critical communication solutions, provides communication technology and service for healthcare and education customers.

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