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Customer Spotlight: Harnett County, NC

We are pleased to present our latest customer spotlight case study featuring Harnett County, North Carolina. The case study details how Harnett County utilized Rapid Notify during a missing person situation.

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Text-to-911 is Here

Four major U.S. carriers, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint, now offer text-to-911 in select areas. This new option is NOT yet live across all states and counties in the U.S. and how these texts are handled will vary from region to region.

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Hands-Only CPR

According to the American Heart Association, 89 percent of people who suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest die because they do not receive immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from someone on the scene. With nearly 400,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring annually in the United States, many lives could be saved if those nearby felt capable and qualified to administer CPR.

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Nuclear Fallout

Don’t believe what you see in the movies. According to a 2011 report commissioned by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security, surviving fallout from a nuclear blast means taking shelter – NOT running away. The Federation of American Scientists are primarily responsible for bringing public awareness to the valuable report entitled “National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism.”

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Encrypting Police Radio Transmissions

There is an important debate taking place regarding the growing trend of encrypting law enforcement radio transmissions. On one side you have law enforcement agencies insisting on encryption to prevent criminals from monitoring transmissions and protect the safety of officers. On the other side you have the media and the general public arguing for right […]

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