State Offering Mobile Panic Buttons for Missouri Schools

(MISSOURINET) – In the era of increased school threats, the push to help keep Missouri schools safe will soon involve the push of a button. Missouri is offering a silent mobile panic button app to public schools to quickly alerts staff and 9-1-1 when there is an emergency. Mike O’Connell, Missouri Department of Public Safety spokesman, says there’s been plenty of interest already…

The state’s cost to provide the app is about one-million-dollars annually.
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