HAMLET — This 12 months, employees in Richmond County Colleges may have entry to the RAVE panic button in case of a college emergency.
“It offers your employees the flexibility to press a button and report an emergency, like an energetic shooter,” government director of auxiliary companies Melvin Ingram stated.
The app will ship notifications to all employees on the college inside a ge0-fenced space of the campus. It’ll additionally join a person to fireplace, medical, and legislation enforcement first-responders. The app works on mobile service and Wi-Fi throughout all carriers and working programs.
75 college districts in North Carolina have to date dedicated to utilizing this working system. The NC Division of Public Instruction is paying for the app on behalf of all public faculties.
Ingram stated the RAVE security button is a part of RCS’s “layered, multi-tiered” method to high school security and can work along side their Faculty Danger Administration Plan. He additionally added that the app is simple to make use of, and that the varsity system will proceed to make use of the Sam One thing Nameless Reporting System that permits anybody to share security issues in the event that they consider somebody might harm themselves or others.
The RAVE panic button is Security Act licensed by the Division of Homeland Safety.
There was no motion merchandise relating to the panic button for the Richmond County Board of Training on Tuesday evening, however they had been supplied info relating to this new software. In 2021, advertising and marketing analysis firm Ombdia estimated faculties spent greater than $3 billion on college safety.
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