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Setting the Record Straight on School Safety Alert Systems

There’s more to school safety alert systems than you think. In this article, we clear up some common misunderstandings that stand in the way of responding to school shootings and making schools safer. By: Jeff Kelly, National Director Campus Safety K-12 and Higher Education Here are two well known facts: School safety alert systems enable […]

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Best Panic Button Solutions: Here’s What You Need to Know

Every child deserves their school to have the best technology available to keep them safe. This article reviews how to compare panic button applications and provides guidance for school safety officials. By: Jeff Kelly, National Director Campus Safety K-12 and Higher Education There is an urgent need for panic button systems for K-12 school security. […]

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3 Ways Interoperability in Law Enforcement Improves Response

When responding to emergency situations, sharing rich, multimedia information is critical to saving lives – both police and civilians. Here are three ways interoperability in law enforcement improves police response and brings people together to make communities safer. by Dan Willingham, Mutualink Executive Director SLED Sales Traditionally, police officers roll up to emergencies with little […]

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Cross-Border Communication Saves Lives

Canada and the United States share the world’s longest undefended border of 5,525 miles along the 49th parallel. This peaceful relationship has allowed for significant trade and people to cross the border for recreation and commerce. With thousands of commercial trucks crossing the Ambassador Bridge every day, the Ministry of Transportation has identified the Windsor-Detroit […]

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Invest in Emergency Communications to Build a More Resilient Canada

Our nation’s firefighters are facing an unprecedented wildfire situation as catastrophic events like floods, droughts, heat waves, and powerful storms become more frequent and increasingly dangerous. Still, our firefighters continue to respond, supporting all hazards situations. Shouldn’t we ensure they have the tools they need to communicate in an emergency? Early situational awareness and comprehensive, […]

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Top Funding Sources for School Safety Technology

School Safety: Top 5 Funding Sources for First Responder Alert System School administrators tasked with keeping children as safe as possible need ready access to funding sources for safety systems like alerting and panic button technology. This article helps sort through the funding maze and offers guidance to help communities improve school safety. Sonya Richmond, […]

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Emergency Response Team for Inauguration Law Enforcement Support

Emergency Response Team Available for Inauguration Law Enforcement Support (Get Ready for Civil Unrest with Super-Charged Communications) "To go forward at all is to go forward together." - Richard Nixon in his inauguration speech, 1969 Inauguration Day isn't always marked by unity. Inauguration Day 2021 will more likely be remembered as a day of civil […]

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Communications Systems for Black Sky Events

Communications Systems for Black Sky Events Utility grid resilience never seemed more important than during the active hurricane season the nation faces in 2020. These black sky events reach across state lines, challenging federal, state and local emergency response and the communications systems that support it. For critical infrastructure, resilient operational communications systems are essential […]

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Thinking Outside the Box Cliché - We understand it but do not practice it

Thinking Outside the Box Cliché We understand it, but do not practice it By Mark Anderko – Business Development Executive – Federal Government Services for Mutualink Among the most well-worn phrases in the Public or Private Sectors  is “thinking outside the box”. It is intended to mean thinking creatively, freely, and off the beaten path. […]

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