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Centurion® Emergency Response System by Response Technologies

2019-06-07T15:16:58-05:00August 24th, 2018|

Emergency Notification for Organizations with Multiple Locations The Centurion® Emergency Response System by Response Technologies can easily, quickly and efficiently provide an entire school district with the ability to communicate to a designated group – including first responders – in real-time in an emergency situation. The Centurion® Elite® uses wireless duress buttons to provide an easy to [...]

Changing How We Think About School Security

2019-06-07T15:16:59-05:00August 24th, 2018|

Historically, school security in the United States has prioritized protecting property rather than lives. And despite an alarming increase in violent active shooter incidents occurring in US schools since April 1999, many hold onto the idea that schools are sanctuaries where the focus is on learning – without fear of violence and without the need for systems to secure the safety of lives. [...]

Saving Lives with Mass Notification Systems

2019-06-07T15:16:59-05:00June 3rd, 2018|

Reaction time is essential to save lives in an active shooter or intruder alert. Managing and mustering students effectively and efficiently is crucial to save lives and prevent liability. Mass notification is the fastest way to alert people on and off campus of an emergency situation. Now a simple push of a panic button can [...]

2018 Federal Legislation Helps Schools Improve Security Systems

2019-06-07T15:16:59-05:00June 1st, 2018|

An integrated security equipment system is a key component of a comprehensive school safety strategy and can be critical when other violence prevention efforts fail. The primary challenge in implementing needed security equipment systems within K-12 schools is availability of financial resources. As educators and communities across the United States move forward to address security deficiencies in their schools, [...]

Planning: The Key to Improving Security in Schools

2019-06-07T15:16:59-05:00March 28th, 2018|

Top priority for schools K-12 is the safety of every student, teacher, staff member, volunteer, and visitor each moment they are on their campuses and in their buildings. Whether a school district or building is large or small, the key to improving security in schools is planning. In 2016, the US government reported that most states throughout the [...]