Simple Solutions to Complex Problems: Understanding Lockdowns

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Guest Post by Paul Delon, Knowledge Manager for Prepared Response, Inc.

There are a lot of things to consider when talking about safety, security, and emergency preparedness.  Just take a look at some of the past blog posts here and you’ll see topics on cameras, visitor management systems, mass notification systems, even what to be prepared for when you call 911.  There’s a lot to consider and at times it can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a lot of simple and low cost solutions to the problems we encounter when dealing with safety and security preparedness.  Read More

Safety Equipment, a Necessary Component

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Increase Safety with Effective Equipment

Safety equipment is a necessary aspect to preventing and effectively handling emergencies. Without proper safety equipment, your potential loss increases significantly. Safety equipment can be defined as anything that your facility uses to protect property, or people from being damaged during an emergency situation. Take a look at some recommended safety equipment for your facility. Read More

Rapid Responder Version 7.2 is Here

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Prepared Response, Inc. Releases New Version of Rapid Responder Emergency Preparedness & Response System

Rapid Responder Version 7.2 is Released Offering Customers a More Robust & Streamlined System

Kirkland, WA – November 3, 2015 – Prepared Response, Inc. has released version 7.2 of their emergency preparedness and crisis management system, Rapid Responder®. The new release offers a more streamlined system which will aid customers and first responders in furthering their ability to prepare and respond during emergencies. Prepared Response often looks to their user’s requests and suggestions in order to evolve Rapid Responder to meet customer needs. Version 7.2 updates include a more simplified processes for many of the system features in both the Emergency Response Interface and the Administrative Interface. Read More

Pre-plan Tactical Meetings

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What Your Facility Has Been Missing

pre-plan tacticalPre-plan tactical meetings are the cornerstone to implementing Rapid Responder. They offer a roundtable discussion with your facility’s local emergency responders, and provide a focused agenda of increased safety and security during a crisis situation. Read More

How Campus Officers Are Making a Difference

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I recently had the privilege of interviewing a campus officer for the University of Puget Sound. His name is Todd Badham and he is the Director of Security for the university. He had great insight on campus security and loves his job working in safety for higher education. If you are wondering how campus officers make a difference in their environment and the community around them, read his interview.

SC: Why do you work as a campus safety officer? Read More