Teachers use app to give active shooter alerts in Central Florida By: Lauren Seabrook , James Tutte from WFTV 9 ABC Orlando Updated: Jan 9, 2019 - 8:20 PM SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Many teachers around Central Florida now have the power in the palm of their hands to to...

(Atlantic City) - The Atlantic City Police Department says it has been getting ready for the upsurge in economic activity the city has seen that included the opening of two new casinos this past summer. Deputy Police Chief James Sarkos said that unfortunately, the 22 percent...

10/22/2018 Valerie Amato, EMT When a mass casualty incident (MCI) occurs and requires mutual aid, efficient interagency communication is crucial to ensure operations go smoothly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Differing radio systems from multiple jurisdictions can cause a frenzy of communications between first responders...

Mitigating Active Shooters in Schools The goal of schools and education, in general, is to foster an environment that promotes learning and development for students. Not only is the safety of the children the highest priority for our society, but establishing a community in which children...

Osceola County School District joins other Florida public schools and Florida State University in adopting a high-tech solution in the event of active shooter situations. By Corinne Lestch JULY 27, 2018 1:04 PM BIO A growing number of Florida public schools and universities are adopting an emergency technology solution in response...

TCISD IMPLEMENTING A VARIETY OF SAFETY MEASURES FOR 2018-19 Jul 26 2018 10:01 AM This summer, Texas City ISD investigated a multitude of options to improve and enhance safety and security in the district. "We are off to a good start but there is so much more that we'll implement later," said...

Guilford County Sheriff’s Office looking to use real-time communication to help protect schools MARCH 22, 2018, BY NICK STURDIVANT http://myfox8.com/2018/03/22/guilford-county-sheriffs-office-looking-to-use-real-time-communication-to-help-protect-schools/ GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It only takes a few minutes for an emergency, like an active shooter situation, to unfold. Shootings at high schools in both Florida and more recently, Maryland are...

Seminole schools security system includes panic button phone app By Erin Murray, Reporter Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:55 PM EDT SANFORD -- After shootings like the one last month in Parkland, several school districts are taking a hard look at their security measures. Seminole schools, other agencies use...