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

Posted at June 21, 2022
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 a lack of effective communications and lack of real-time visibility.  The automated emergency response solution solves this problem.  It instantly connects school personnel to police in emergencies and automatically shares live video with school floor views enabling real-time situational awareness leading to quick assessment, decision-making, and immediate, effective action.

“As details emerge, it’s heartbreaking to hear that the same failures that challenged first responders in the Parkland shooting, the Santa Fe shooting, and Columbine, plagued police in Uvalde, TX. They lacked direct, real-time communication, and visibility critically needed to make informed decisions,” said Chrissie Coon, Chief Strategy Officer, and Retired Law Enforcement Officer. “This technology is the only tool available to solve this.”

Mutualink is the leading provider of automated emergency communications solutions for public safety. Panic buttons integrated with Mutualink provide a direct link to communicate voice, text, live video, and pictures to authorities in an emergency. School personnel need a way to communicate directly quickly and effectively with dispatchers and first responders in real-time, and securely share the live video so responders can take swift informed action.

With this technology, police are automatically connected to the school’s camera system, access floor plans, and talk directly with school personnel, which will help them respond more effectively.

“There are dozens of panic buttons and active shooter alert apps on the market, but the terrifying reality is that some don’t provide direct communication with 911 dispatchers and first responders,” said Coon.  “So in situations where seconds can save lives and information is critical during a response, the Mutualink solution gives students teachers, staff and parents the peace of mind that the panic button they are using triggers an effective emergency communication and coordination environment with the fastest response.”

In addition, users gain access to the broader Mutualink Network – the largest nationwide ecosystem of government, public safety entities, and secondary response organizations in the world. To learn more about Mutualink’s technology go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3vw6UvSI2g&t=12s

To learn more about Mutualink, Inc., visit https://mutualink.net/school-safety/.

 

About Mutualink, Inc.

Mutualink, Inc. is the leading technology provider of a best-in-class intelligent multimedia network that enables public safety partners to securely share voice, text, video and data for instant communications and real-time data sharing. Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act for interoperable communications, partners and clients trust Mutualink, Inc. to provide innovative, scalable, secure solutions they rely on every day and in any emergency.

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