School Shooting Statistics

Although, this past Sunday was Valentine’s Day, a typical day to celebrate happiness and love, many individuals, couples, parents and families honored and remembered the lives lost at the Parkland School shooting instead.  They spent the day saddened by the occurrences at Marjory Stoneman Douglass high school in 2018, hoping…
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WATD/WMEX Radio Interview

This past Friday, Rob and Lisa of the South Shore’s Morning News 5 AM drive (simulcast on WATD & WMEX) interviewed President and CEO Brandon Flanagan to learn more about IN FORCE911 and the crowd-funding campaign through Start Engine, that the company has recently launched.
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Alyssa’s Law

Alyssa’s Law is legislation addressing the issue of law enforcement response time when a life-threatening emergency occurs.  Most people think 911 is the fastest and most efficient way to notify and communicate with local police officers when help is needed, but the problem is that 911 is over 50 years…
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What Makes A School Emergency Notification and Communication System Effective?

Before we get into what makes a system effective, we must understand the difference between Emergency Notification and Emergency Communication Systems.  An Emergency Notification System (ENS) delivers critical information in one direction while Emergency Communication Systems (ECS) are capable of initiating and receiving information (two-way) between both individuals and groups…
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We must hope for the best and be prepared for the worst

Why we must be worried about kids returning to schools and about how well are our schools equipped to respond to crisis events? The psychological, emotional and social health ramifications associated with the pandemic lockdowns have been significant and will take years to measure. Numerous studies have attempted to gauge…
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Critical Communications

By way of introduction, Critical Communications, (in the event of an active threat) relies on the ability to accommodate various requests, utilize multiple services, handle various speeds, and manage required capacities while maintaining various levels of security.  “Almost all assessments of the September 11th attack have concluded that U.S. intelligence…
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Officer Safety Article

Needless to say, the past year has been difficult for everyone.  At the top of the list, those most negatively affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, are the first responders.  They battle every day on the front lines, protecting citizens from out-of-control protests, religious and political harassment, and then of course,…
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In Force Technology Briefs The Federal Commission on School Safety

Donald Flanagan (Founder & Chairman of In Force Technology) On Friday August 10th, 2018, In Force Technology presented and briefed the Federal Commission on School Safety on INFORCE911, the real-time threat alert and communication system. The commission’s goal is to observe and learn about the best practices in school safety.…
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