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Police chief gives Panic Button 'rave' review

August 22, 2014Amy Canfield

MILFORD, Mass.—Milford Police Chief Tom O'Loughlin looked at a number of systems to give him and his force better, faster emergency contact with local schools.Having had “great success” in his town of 27,000-plus with Rave Mobile Safety's Smart911 and SmartPrepare, he opted for the Rave Panic Button. All school staff members will have the mobile app on their cell phones.Training for school staff and officers will take place this fall “and then we'll be off and running with...

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American Alarm hosts seminar on combatting active shooters

November 21, 2013SSN Staff

ARLINGTON, Mass.—More than 40 school and business leaders took part in American Alarm's “Keeping our Communities Safe” seminar last month, the company announced. Led by public safety officers from Winchester, Mass., the free seminar shared the latest best practices for active shooter situations, according to the release. “For years, we put people in lockdown and told them to sit on the floor and stay quiet,” said Fire Captain Rick Tustin, in a prepared statement. “That's...

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