School Safety

Securing Grant Money For Your School Safety Programs

Every year the Department of Justice provides millions of dollars in funding to strengthen and advance school safety through the STOP School Violence Act. It also provides grants to ensure a positive school climate by helping students and teachers recognize, respond quickly to and help prevent acts of violence. There are two key grant opportunities […]

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(Video) Panic Button Installed in Volusia County

(Video) Panic button installed in Volusia County schools It's no secret that COVID-19 made this year's back-to-school season a challenge for students, parents, teachers and school administrators. However, school security professionals in Florida know that the safety of their students encompasses more than the threat of pandemic. It takes a panic alert and emergency communications […]

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School Violence Prevention Program Grant

The COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) NOW EXTENDED: The COPS Office has extended the application deadline for the FY20 School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) from April 8, 2020 to April 29, 2020 at 7:59 p.m. EDT due to the potential impact of jurisdictional emergency responses to COVID-19 that may cause reasonable delays for applicants. SCHOOL […]

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Lessons Learned from Tragedy

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Final Report Given the recent publication of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission’s final report, it is clear that school administrators and law enforcement officials continue to grapple with achieving levels of communication that enable them to respond to threats to the health and welfare of their faculty and […]

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Texas Schools Could Be Helped by Communications Platform

Communications Platform Used by Dept. of Homeland Security Could Help Texas Schools Respond in an Emergency  DALLAS, TX — This week, Texas School Administrators and Texas School Boards gathered for their annual convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas. On the minds of many: school safety. And in the wake of recent […]

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Real-time Communication Helps Protect Schools

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 prime examples. It's why the Guilford […]

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Seminole Schools Security System

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 Mutualink Security system connects first responders with […]

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School Security Webinar

School Security Webinar How Seminole County, FL Protects 66,000 Students with Mutualink and Rave Panic Button Unfortunately, times call for increased attention to safety and security in the classroom. Fortunately, school districts increasingly work hand-in-hand with law enforcement to implement solutions that keep teachers and students safe. Mutualink had the pleasure of working with Captain […]

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Members of Warwick Police, Fire, School systems watch a Mutualink demonstration

WARWICK, R.I. – Sitting in front of a large screen at the school administration building off Warwick Avenue, city and school officials watched in real time a scene in which police officers took down a man brandishing a rifle at the Oakland Beach Elementary School, miles away. The exercise Thursday night was a drill to […]

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