Emergency Alert System, Engaged Citizen Save Toddler
What could have been a tragedy ended with tears of joy when a local of Navarro County, Texas citizen was engaged in his municipalities life-safety and security measures and heard an emergency alert via the county’s emergency notification system.
In news from ABC 25, the citizen was able to join in a search and quickly find a missing 3-year-old girl nearly a mile from where she had last been seen. Luckily, the neighbor found the girl before anything tragic happened.
Less than an hour after the emergency notification was sent, the authorities sent out a tweet announcing that the girl had been found.
Authorities said that the nature of the emergency notification system meant that they were able to quickly and efficiently share specifics of the emergency with citizens signed up to receive the alerts it was this quick dissemination of information that led to the girl’s safe return to her parents.
Norris can help schools, companies and municipalities set up a highly-efficient emergency notification system via our sister company Vigilance Software.
Drop Norris a line today and find out how we can help keep your citizens safer and notified of emergencies.
What is Norris all about?
Norris, Inc.—a South Portland, Maine-based life-safety and security systems integrator with satellite offices in Bangor, Maine; Lee, New Hampshire; and Burlington, Vermont—was founded nearly 40 years ago by two brothers, Brad and Harty Norris. The brothers remain on the board of directors today and continue to help steer the enterprise toward its goal of advancing life-safety, security, and communications while striving to grow in its status as Northern New England’s leading systems integrator. Norris provides fully integrated life-safety and security solutions, comprising disparate systems including fire alarm, intrusion detection, access control, video surveillance, communications, and emergency notification and total systems integration via the Vigilance Systems Integration Engine and ENS. Want to become part of the Norris family? We’re hiring!