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Medway schools to install emergency alert app

Scott Calzolaio (Milford Daily News) Superintendent of Schools Armand Pires said the idea of using the INFORCE911 app was initiated by members of the School Department. MEDWAY – In light of a growing list of school shootings, Medway schools and local law enforcement have teamed up to improve response time in the case of an… Read more »

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Northampton schools get high-tech safety improvement

Carol Vaughn, Delmar VA Now Northampton County’s Sheriff’s Office  and Northampton County Public Schools recently invested in cutting-edge technology to improve school safety. Law enforcement and school officials worked with Boston-based company, In Force Technology, LLC to install lifesaving school safety technology, called IN FORCE911, throughout the public school district. The software is a desktop and… Read more »

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Virginia School District Implements Mass Notification Tech

Jessica Davis, Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine IN FORCE911 is a desktop and mobile app that allows faculty and staff at schools to launch an emergency alert in as few as 12 seconds. The alert is sent directly to dispatch, police and even officer cellphones, giving critical information about the crisis event, including the… Read more »

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Sandwich Teachers Receive Training on New Emergency Response App

CapeCod.com SANDWICH – Teachers in the Sandwich Public School System have been trained how to use a new program that connects the schools directly to law enforcement during major emergencies. In Force911 will soon be put on cell phones and laptops of all staff members in the district creating a three way connection between all… Read more »

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New Software Eliminates the ‘Red Tape’ of a 911 Phone Call

Emergency Management Magazine (Jim McKay) Brewer, Maine, hasn’t had a mass shooting at any of its schools, but the city plans on being ready if it were to happen. The city is developing a “safety road map” for such an event and part of that is the installation this summer of In Force911, a desktop… 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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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 »