Raptor Technologies® Partners with RapidSOS to Deliver Enhanced Emergency 911 Response to Schools

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  • Raptor announces a partnership with RapidSOS and is now recognized as RapidSOS Ready
  • Through this partnership, Raptor® Alert sends life-saving emergency data directly to 911 through the RapidSOS Platform in an emergency

HOUSTON, TX – JUNE 22, 2021 Raptor Technologies, the leader in school safety software, today announced a partnership with RapidSOS to make emergency data from the Raptor mobile panic alert product, Raptor Alert, available to 911 and first responders through the  RapidSOS emergency response data platform. This partnership enhances the information Raptor Alert customers automatically provide 911 operators and first responders during school emergencies and improves the depth of integration with 911 center systems. Built in partnership with public safety, RapidSOS’s Platform securely links life-saving data from over 400M connected devices directly to over 5,200 Emergency Communications Centers (ECCs) nationwide. 

With this partnership, data from Raptor Alert will be delivered directly to ECCs with access to the RapidSOS Platform. This data includes the name of the school and building, the name of the caller and additional information from the School Information System such as pictures or role,  the type of emergency alert generated, and the real-time status, location, and headcount of students, staff, and visitors on the school’s campus. This data empowers faster and more effective emergency response and provides first responders with the critical information they need to protect lives.

“Partnering with RapidSOS helps us deliver on the promise of protecting every child, every school, every day,” said Gray Hall, CEO, Raptor Technologies. “Raptor Alert generates a great deal of critical data that first responders can use to save lives. By integrating our solutions to work  together seamlessly, we empower 911 operators, dispatchers, and emergency personnel with a single source for mission critical information that can help them respond to incidents faster than ever.”

“We’re united in our commitment to empower safer, stronger communities with intelligent, data-driven emergency response worldwide,” said Michael Martin, CEO of RapidSOS. “Together with our RapidSOS Ready Emergency Community, we’re providing people with an added layer of safety and security. We’re also proud to support our heroic first responders in saving millions of lives annually.”

With the launch of this solution, Raptor Alert will be recognized as RapidSOS Ready – allowing critical data to be sent directly to local 911 agencies in an emergency through the RapidSOS Platform. To learn more about the solution, visit: www.raptortech.com/protect-your-school

About Raptor Technologies
Raptor is driven by our mission to protect every child, every school, every day. Founded in 2002, Raptor has partnered with over 35,200 K-12 U.S. schools to provide integrated visitor, volunteer, and emergency management software and services that cover the complete spectrum of school safety. To learn more about Raptor Technologies, visit www.raptortech.com

About RapidSOS, Inc.
In partnership with public safety, RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from over 400M connected devices directly to emergency services and first responders. Through its platform, RapidSOS provides intelligent data that supports over 5,200 Emergency Communications Centers worldwide, across 150 million emergency calls annually. Together with our RapidSOS Ready emergency community, RapidSOS is supporting first responders in saving millions of lives annually.

To learn more about our technology that’s creating life-saving connections, visit www.rapidsos.com

Raptor Technologies
Sara Threadgill
Anthony Barnum for Raptor Technologies

Ted Miller
Ted Miller Group for RapidSOS