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First Responders

Read: Utah Considers Using Drones with Emergency First Responders

Utah Considers Using Drones with Emergency First Responders

The drones would take photos and deliver supplies to people as directed by emergency personnel.

Read: Almost 300 Ohio Schools Update Emergency Response

Almost 300 Ohio Schools Update Emergency Response

Four Ohio Dioceses have the NaviGate Prepared emergency response safety system, which connects schools with first responders.

Read: Think Outside the Campus: Developing Off-Campus Emergency Management Partnerships

Think Outside the Campus: Developing Off-Campus Emergency Management Partnerships

Be sure you collaborate and coordinate with local and state emergency management organizations, first responders, local businesses, public health and peer institutions.

1 in 3 N.C. Schools Miss Security Deadline

Thirty Eight school districts in North Carolina have yet to submit blueprints of their schools to first responders as required by state law.

Read: Enhance Life Safety, Security and Comfort With Integrated Lighting Controls

Enhance Life Safety, Security and Comfort With Integrated Lighting Controls

Linking these important functions can also assist first responders during an emergency and save on energy consumption.

Delaware Bill Requires Comprehensive School Safety Plans

27 Emergency Notification Best Practices

Conducting a risk analysis, sharing resources, creating clear, concise messages and more can help your campus send emergency alerts.

Read: Ohio District Overhauls Its  2-Way Radios

Ohio District Overhauls Its 2-Way Radios

In order to comply with the rapidly approaching FCC narrowbanding mandate and ease communication between its campuses and first responders, the South-Western City School District underwent a major radio system upgrade. The new system allows for district-wide communication with digital radios, GPS tracking on buses and instant access to the Grove City police dispatch center.

Switzerland Bus Crash: Coping with Mass Casualty Events

Many American public schools still do not have written mental health recovery plans that address what needs to be done if a mass casualty event occurs. The horrific bus crash that killed 28 people in Switzerland is a tragic reminder that administrators need to prepare for such scenarios.

Pepper Spraying Prompts Review of Police Response Policies

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