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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Mon, 2016-07-18 08:30 AM
SANTA MONICA, CA July 14, 2016 DJI, the world's leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and AirMap, the world's leading provider of airspace intelligence and navigation services to unmanned...
Thu, 2016-07-14 04:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, CA July 12, 2016 Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day communication technology, has made available a set of highly-valued resources to help...
Wed, 2016-07-13 06:49 AM
DALLAS July 11, 2016 COPsync, Inc. (NASDAQ: COYN), announced today that Northside Christian School in St. Petersburg, FL has implemented the COPsync911™ threat-alert system for schools, government...
Wed, 2016-07-06 09:51 AM
MADISON, CT July 5, 2016 The Grant County Sheriff's Office (Minnesota) has implemented PowerPhone's Total Response solution for 911 call handling. The new system provides state-of-the-art software,...
Wed, 2016-07-06 07:00 AM

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WASHINGTON June 29, 2016 The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to hold a roundtable discussion here next month on the safety of transporting flammable liquids, such as crude oil and...
Tue, 2016-07-05 06:10 AM
WASHINGTON July 1, 2016 With areas of West Virginia ravaged by torrential rains and flooding, the IEEE-USA MOVE vehicle was called into action by the American Red Cross to aid struggling residents in...
Thu, 2016-06-30 07:30 AM
CHATHAM, NJ June 28, 2016 Desktop Alert, Inc., the leader in net-centric alerting and interoperable emergency communication and winner of the coveted GSN 2016 Best Mass Notification System Award...
Thu, 2016-06-30 07:00 AM
DALLAS June 28, 2016 COPsync, Inc. (NASDAQ: COYN), announced today that the Gunter, Texas Police Department has joined the COPsync communication and information sharing Network.
Wed, 2016-06-29 05:24 AM
NASHVILLE, TN and FRAMINGHAM, MA June 28, 2016 Intermedix and Rave Mobile Safety announced Tuesday a new partnership integrating the companies’ emergency alert and crisis information management...
Tue, 2016-06-28 12:08 PM
NORTHBROOK, IL June 28, 2016 For the first time ever, Brownsville, TX, is the safest-driving city on Allstate's 12th annual America's Best Drivers Report®. The report serves as an important safe-...
Mon, 2016-06-27 06:57 AM
NEW YORK, June 27, 2016 RapidSOS announced today that Haven, a ground-breaking safety and security app, is now available for download on iOS and Android devices. In an emergency, Haven provides...
Tue, 2016-06-21 07:00 AM
OCALA, FL June 20, 2016 FireFox Rescue Equipment has joined with E-ONE, a member of REV Group, as a new partner in its dealer network. FireFox, located in York, Neb. and maintaining a sales office in...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, learned that drunk driving fatalities continued to top 10,000.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at Colorado State University predicted the 2014 hurricane season would see three storms making landfall, and one will be a Category 3 or higher.
 

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