LUPD Offers EmergenSee For Student Safety

The night shift: LUPD provides late-night services for student safety

BY  MARISSA MCCLOY for the Brown and White 

Lehigh offers EmergenSee, a mobile app that streams high-quality video and audio directly to responders. The app allows users to communicate with the police via text and alerts the them to the user’s specific location, according to LUPD’s website. EmergenSee can also be used as a virtual escort, which allows the user to set a timer before, for example, walking home at night. If the timer stops before users have reached their destination, the app will alert LUPD.

“Any safety application that you have is a great asset,” Shupp said. “People have to use them.”

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