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The latest Mutualink news, press releases, blog posts and events

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  • Chrissie Coon

Mutualink’s Chief Strategy Officer Named as One of the Top Women Leaders in Technology for 2022

Women We Admire names Mutualink., Inc.’s Chrissie Coon as a top leader in tech for her role in shaping technology innovation for public safety communications and building solutions for smart cities.    Wallingford, CT - Mutualink, Inc., is proud to announce that Chrissie Coon, the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, is honored to be recognized by Women We Admire as one of the Top 50 Women in Technology for 2022. Women We Admire selects female leaders...

October 26th, 2022|Press Releases|

Brevard County is the first in the State to implement Mutualink’s Enhanced Emergency Response System Connecting a Dozen of Law Enforcement Agencies and Hospitals Across the County

New Integrated Communications systems eliminate gaps in communication during emergencies; helping protect more than 600,000 residents in the county.    Brevard County, FL, October 19, 2022 – Brevard County is the first County in Florida to have an enhanced emergency response system in place to help law enforcement and hospitals communicate directly in real-time during any emergency. During a mass casualty incident or natural disaster, hospitals play a critical role in planning and response. It...

October 19th, 2022|Press Releases|

Mutualink Achieves SOC 2 Type I Certification for Security Operations Services

Wallingford, Connecticut - Mutualink, Inc., the leading technology provider in best-in-class intelligent multimedia critical communications and situational awareness solutions announced the successful completion of its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 audit and certification. The SOC 2 compliance auditor’s report is an independent opinion that covers Mutualink’s LNK360™ security and availability controls, including the suitability of Mutualink’s design with respect to security and availability.  The SOC 2 certification validates that Mutualink meets best practices...

September 14th, 2022|Press Releases|

Mutualink Hires Veteran Law Enforcement Officer to Lead the Charge in Bringing Life-saving Technology to Schools Across the Country

Former Police Chief Tasked with Helping Schools Eliminate Gaps in Communication and Reducing Response Times with Critical Technology WALLINGFORD, CT – Mutualink, Inc., an innovator and leader in interoperable communications for homeland security, public safety, and private security, announces Joe Dooley, retired Chief of Police at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), is joining the company’s team as Director of Public Safety & Security Solutions. Dooley will bring his decades of former public safety experience to...

August 25th, 2022|Press Releases|
  • LNK360 Remote View - Smart School Safety Technology

Smart School Safety Technology Tackles Major Problem in Mass Shooting Response – Bringing Instant Communications and Visibility to Police Speeding Emergency Response

Saving minutes when every second counts; Mutualink connects schools to police instantly to share digital floorplans, cameras and communications during an emergency- improving response.   Wallingford, CT June 16, 2022 – Mutualink is bringing state-of-the-art, smart  life-saving school safety technology to school districts and first responders across the nation to enable faster response and resolution during life-threatening situations. Past school shooting incident investigations reveal a common, repeating problem - response delays and confusion caused by...

June 21st, 2022|Press Releases|
  • Securing Grant Money For Your School Safety Programs

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 open right now. (STOP) School Violence Grant Program COPS School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) Download our Free Grant Funding Guide...

May 25th, 2022|Blog, School Safety|
  • 5G network connecting first responders

5G Networks Delivering Benefits for First Responders and Smart Cities – The Strength of Connected Communities

Growing 5G deployments proving the value of Mutualink’s hyperconnected services vision and enablement. Byline: Mutualink Staff Recently Government Computer News published an article that highlighted how the increasing deployment of 5G networks is providing first responders and smart city projects with more reliable communications, faster data transfer, and new capabilities like intelligent edge computing. The article included a link to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, which...

May 9th, 2022|Blog|

Mutualink Connects with ZeroNow to Combat School Violence

Preventing active shooters in schools: Mutualink, Inc., a software company that has developed a communications platform to connect first responders and local police to school districts, has joined the ZeroNow alliance dedicated to driving ideas, innovation, and investment in advancing school safety. WASHINGTON DC, May 01, 2022 – ZeroNow, a nonprofit dedicated to driving ideas, innovation, and investment in advancing school safety, announced today that Mutualink, Inc. has joined its alliance. Mutualink is a software...

May 2nd, 2022|Press Releases|
  • school staff meeting about crisis plan

Building Partnerships Between Schools and Public Safety

Mutualink and Raptor Technologies talk with senior law enforcement leaders on how to create effective panic alarm systems for schools. Byline: Mutualink Staff Last month Mutualink and Raptor Technologies hosted a webinar featuring senior public safety leaders talking about how to foster more effective partnerships between schools and law enforcement. The past few years have seen a significant rise in school violence, according to the Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2020, published...

April 29th, 2022|Blog|
  • Casino Public Safety

2022 Tribal Grants for Public Safety

Grant details for tribal public safety will likely be announced in May 2022. If last year’s program is a benchmark, funds will be allocated in June. By: Mutualink Staff “There is a relatively short window to apply for the available grants, and Mutualink is here to help you through the process,” said Sonya Richmond, Mutualink’s Grant Manager. Grant Overview The overarching goals are to improve public safety and national security. The Tribal Homeland Security Grant...

April 28th, 2022|Blog|
  • Build Your School Safety Alert System

Build Your School Safety Alert System with Resources from SchoolSafety.gov

The Department of Homeland Security launched SchoolSafety.gov to promote awareness and share best practices to build a strong school safety alert system. By: Mutualink Staff SchoolSafety.gov was launched by the federal government in 2020 to provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow. This one-stop safety shop has multiple resources for schools on a range of topics including: Emergency Planning Threat Assessment...

April 11th, 2022|Blog|
  • university staff reviewing emergency operations plan

How to Protect Multiple Campuses with a Panic Alarm System for Schools

Director of Security Mike Favorit describes how Mutualink technology protects Valencia College in Orlando, Florida By: Mutualink Staff Mutualink maintains a constant dialogue with all its customers to understand their needs. This is an important way to ensure we develop the technology to help build safer, smarter and more collaborative communities. Recently we sat down with Mike Favorit, Director of Security at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. Director Favorit has spent a lifetime in public...

April 1st, 2022|Blog|