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“Youth Is Precious”

Steve Harvey (IFT Regional Sales Manager) Youth is precious. In a week where the nation saw yet another terrible tragedy with the shooting death of 10 individuals and countless others affected in Santa Fe, another tragedy occurred a little closer to home. A single car accident took the lives of 4 young men from Stoughton High School. All… Read more »

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“A Legacy Of Honor, Courage and Grace”

Donald Flanagan (Founder & Chairman of In Force Technology) In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. However, and very sadly, many Americans have no clue of the sacrifices and dedication that our American law enforcement officers endure and provide. Statistically, in 2016, an officer in the United States was… Read more »

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County schools embrace new emergency technology

Jen Lynds, BDN Staff HOULTON, Maine — A number of Aroostook County schools will now have an extra layer of security to protect them in the event of an emergency thanks to an innovative new program. Shawn Gillen, chief deputy of the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, said on Wednesday that his department has purchased In Force911,… Read more »

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County schools embrace new emergency technology

The County Maine (Jen Lynds ) HOULTON, Maine — A number of Aroostook County schools will now have an extra layer of security to protect them in the event of an emergency thanks to an innovative new program. Shawn Gillen, chief deputy of the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, said on Wednesday that his department has purchased… Read more »

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New school security system in Somerset may go live this week

SOMERSET — The president of the company that produces the In Force software that will be implemented in Somerset schools soon said he believes the software could have saved lives at the Parkland, Fla. high school where 17 people were killed during shootings there in February. Brandon Flanagan, president and chief executive officer of In… Read more »

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Amherst County officials work to keep schools safe

WSET ABC13 Caren Pinto & Rachel Langlitz AMHERST Co., Va. (WSET) — Amherst County Sheriff E. W. Viar’s first choice to improve school safety is hiring more School Resource Officers. Right now, the district has three for their 10 schools. But, budget restraints are restricting for new hires, so they are waiting to take action…. Read more »