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Sep 10th, 2016  College Campus Safety is a Family Affair

Expert Advice for students and parents on being safe at college By New Caanon, Connecticut Reporter Kirtan Sveda After the carting of plastic crates, comforters, shower caddies and laptops to your child’s dorm, New Canaan experts advise that it is not too late to have the important conversations with your college student about safety during the critical first semester. In the second of our two-part series on college campus safety we talked to local experts about the latest ways campuses are keeping kids safe and how parents can help. “For first-year students, it’s a huge transition,” said Todd Pelozza, director of campus safety for Fairfield University. The campus has made efforts to address the nation’s growing concerns to improve the safety […]
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Sep 24th, 2015  Swarthmore Increases Campus Safety With EmergenSee

EmergenSee Joins Swarthmore College To Promote National Campus Safety Awareness Swarthmore Students Download The EmergenSee Safety App At The National Campus Safety Awareness Event   EmergenSee’s Award Winning Campus Safety App, turns student smartphones into a personal safety device.  If a threat arises, the student simply taps the App. EmergenSee will live streams Audio, Video and GPS Location Data directly to Swarthmore’s Campus Safety, providing eyes on the scene in real-time. Traditionally, campuses employed a blue light pole at various spots throughout the campus. The problem is, if you’re not within reach of a working blue light poles or you need to run from a particular area, you have no way to reach campus safety quickly.  EmergenSee’s technology uses a device the […]
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Aug 25th, 2015  University of Cincinnati Officer Charged With Murder

Prosecutor: Officer Ray Tensing indicted on murder charge in death of Sam DuBose UC police officer turns himself in! CINCINNATI —A grand jury has indicted University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing on a murder charge in the July 19 shooting death of Sam DuBose, Prosecutor Joe Deters announced. Tensing is also indicted on a voluntary manslaughter charge. Deters called the lethal use of force by Tensing asinine, unwarranted and senseless in a news conference Wednesday. “I have been doing this for 30 years, and this is the most asinine act by a police officer I have ever seen,” Deters said. “I think he lost his temper because DuBose would not get out of the car,” Deters told reporters. “You won’t believe […]
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Jul 16th, 2015  Campus Security Policy May Simplify Clery Act

Security Info Watch:New legislation could replace Clery Act   Photo credit: (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/United States Senate) SEAN ROWLEY ON JUL 14, 2015 SOURCE: TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS, OKLA. July 13–During the first half of 2015, a U.S. senator from Missouri has been making news — at least, in higher education circles — about her dissatisfaction with federal campus safety statutes. Sen. Claire McCaskill has called the Clery Act — or the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act — “flawed” and “a mess.” She has introduced pending legislation in the Senate called the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, intended to supplant or simplify Clery. Any college or university taking part in federal financial aid programs must comply […]
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Jul 11th, 2015  Safety App Streams Live Video

Safety App Streams Live Video And GPS with immediately Access to Professional Monitoring Click Image to play “How To Video” In today’s increasingly dangerous campus environments, Realtors entering vacant houses meeting customers, students scared walking home late into the evening, road rage, assault, life threatening allergies and various emergency medical conditions can occur when you least expect it. You have to have a security system that delivers reassurance anytime, anywhere you are. The EmergenSee Personal Safety App will give you everything that you need – With One Tap. Only EmergenSee’s Safety App Streams Live Video, Audio and GPS data on to 24/7 Professional Monitoring Security Operators. EmergenSee even records your incident providing you a secured, watermarked copy of the incident, […]
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May 27th, 2015  Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for Behavior

Penn State Fraternity Shut Down for ‘Deeply Troubling Behavior’ The investigation into Kappa Delta Rho began after allegations that its members posted nude photos of woman to two secret Facebook pages. Reported by  Kara Seymour Newtown Patch Staff A Penn State fraternity has been shut down for a “persistent series of deeply troubling behavior,” including the creation of two secret Facebook pages allegedly showing photos of nude women, the university announced Tuesday. A university investigation revealed members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity engaged in hazing activities and sexual harassment, according to a statement from Penn State. The investigation into the fraternity was launched in March, after allegations surfaced that its members created private Facebook pages to share photos of naked woman, including females […]
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May 18th, 2015  Staying Safe On Campus with EmergenSee

20 Must Have Apps for Higher Ed By: SlideShare – LauraEdu For Staying Safe on Campus: EmergenSee’s Personal Safety App Campus Safety has become an increasingly hot topic from Parents, Universities, Government and many Higher Education Organizations. Safety Apps are one of the solutions Schools are turning to increase their situational awareness and communicate critical life saving information quickly to the entire community within seconds. To increase your Campus Safety, contact EmergenSee Professional Security Partner Specialist. Don’t wait until it’s too late. See Article on SlideShare
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Apr 12th, 2015  Lehigh University Talks about EmergenSee Safety

First-Year Lehigh Engineers Life as a Lehigh Engineer from the perspective of first-year students By Ibrahim Hashmi Lehigh is Safe This Sunday the cool gryphons managed to invite 2 officers from the Lehigh University Police Department (LUPD) to the lounge in Dravo to talk about their role at Lehigh. There were free Donuts as an incentive for students to take some time out of their busy day and attend the talk. The officers told us some startling statistics about how big an effort they make to keep Lehigh as safe as possible. For example, we have more police officers on road during the night time as do Bethlehem police. Moreover, they introduced a very important application available on both android and […]
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Jan 4th, 2015  Body Pulled From Schuylkill River is Shane Montgomery

  Missing College Student Shane Montgomery was found. Surveillance video captured Shane walking early Thanksgiving morning toward the Schuylkill River after leaving Kildare’s Irish Pub around 1:45 a.m. His body was found at the bottom of the Schuylkill, about 10-feet away from the bank of the river, according to a member of the dive team. “God bless the divers,” Verbrugghe said. “They will forever be part of our family. ” See Full Story  
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Dec 22nd, 2014  EmergenSee Shares “Privilege, Among Rape Victims”

The New York Times By CALLIE MARIE RENNISON  Photo By Arianna Valro Who Suffers Most From Rape and Sexual Assault in America? DENVER — LATELY, people have been bombarded with the notion that universities and colleges are hotbeds of sexual violence. Parents fear that sending their teenagers to school is equivalent to shipping them off to be sexually victimized. But the truth is, young women who don’t go to college are more likely to be raped. Lynn A. Addington at American University and I recently published a study based on the Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey data from 1995 to 2011. We found that the estimated rate of sexual assault and rape of female college students, ages 18 to […]
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Nov 28th, 2014  EmergenSee For The One You Love

Gifting EmergenSee For the One you Love, shows you care all year long. With one tap, EmergenSee Streams Live Video, Audio and GPS Location Data directly to Live Security Agents*, allowing them to see, hear and follow the incident as it unfolds. Your EmergenSee Professional Monitoring Center will asses and dispatch the closest responder to your situation, while communicating with you until help arrives.can respond with situational awareness.  Professional Monitoring Subscription For a Limited Time Only:   Special Pricing $79 per Year Click Here To Order Now and Enter The Promo Code “HolidaySpecial2014“ For More Information or Special Requests, Questions or Group Rates * 24/7 Professional Monitoring Subscription
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Nov 14th, 2014  EmergenSee One of OnMobile 50 Companies to Watch

EmergenSee Named One of “The 2014 OnMobile 50 Companies to Watch” EmergenSee is recognized for its unique Personal Safety App.  San Francisco, CA – November 14, 2014 – EmergenSee officially becomes a part of a coveted list, receiving a coveted award at Palo Alto’s AlwaysOn World Headquarters. Named by AlwaysOn as one of “The 2014 OnMobile 50 Companies to Watch” the company that brought the marketplace an unsurpassed personal safety app rises in the ranks. Deemed notable by the technology companies, investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders that select the winners for the award, EmergenSee is lauded for its innovation. It ups the ante on 24/7 personal security with an app that offers a way to have a virtual 911 […]
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Oct 19th, 2014  Shark Tank Blogger Talks About Personal Security App

Shark Tank Blogger Talks About Personal Security App Rob Merlino, blogger and writer talks about EmergenSee’s up coming appearance on  Shark Tank, episode 604, airing this Friday, October 24th on ABC. Phil Reitnour and Jason D. Friedberg enter the Shark Tank seeking funding for EmergenSee, their personal security app, in episode 604. Philip Reitnour founded the company behind the app in 2012 after witnessing a road rage incident. The personal security app is being used on dozens of college campuses nationwide, but its usefulness goes beyond campus security. Users are able to alert a group of people they pre-select who’ll be notified at the touch of a button should a dangerous situation or accident occur. EmergenSee is a free download, but the $8.99 per month subscription connects users to a 24/7 professional monitoring center that logs the […]
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Sep 11th, 2014  EmergenSee Recommended by Verizon Wireless

5 Must-Have Apps for Personal Safety These five apps could help you and your loved ones stay safer in dangerous situations. By Cameka Crawford on September 10, 2014 In an article on the Verizon Wireless news page, EmergenSee is listed as one of five “must-have” personal safety apps. Author Cameka Crawford selected five apps that “could help you and your loved ones stay safer in dangerous situations…” and listed EmergenSee second. Crawford praises EmergenSee for its ability to capture “GPS location and stream video when he or she is in trouble.” Click here to read the article.
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Aug 26th, 2014  Channel 69 Features Lehigh University

Lehigh University Adopts App That Aims to Prevent Crime on Campus Channel 69 Jamie Stover reports from Lehigh University’s Campus Putting Security Cameras literally into the palms of students. The University has invested in EmergenSee a Free app that allows students to show campus police what’s going on around them, in real-time.  The alert will pull up the students name, cell phone number, GPS location and a live stream video if they are within the CEO Fence Boarders. Just hit the app when they see something suspicious. Lehigh University’s Chief Edward Shupp said, It’s similar to having a Virtual Escort. Lehigh Student Christen Mejia says, something might happen, so for me to come back home by myself is something that […]
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