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The State of School Crime and Safety

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, working with the National Center for Education Statistics, released a report on "Indicators of School Crime and Safety" last month. The report provides summary statistics about different aspects of crime and safety in schools, drawing information from several sources. Through the many statistics shared in the report, it was easy to see a sad reality. While several crime and safety issues at schools have improved over the years, the rate of [...]

By |2022-08-19T16:01:52-04:00July 25th, 2022|Caliber News, School Safety, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on The State of School Crime and Safety

Secured School Safety Grant now open for 2022!

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has opened the Secured School Safety Grant (SSSG) for FY2022.  This is a valuable funding opportunity that makes it easy to acquire Caliber's FirstAlert solution!   Since being signed in to law in 2013, the Indiana Secured School Safety Grant (SSSG) Program has served as a critical resource to ensure Hoosier schools are safe and secure. The program has delivered more than $91 million in matching grants to Indiana school districts across [...]

By |2021-06-07T09:54:38-04:00June 7th, 2021|Caliber News, Grant|Comments Off on Secured School Safety Grant now open for 2022!

New app deployed in Lebanon High School Indiana to increase communications between school officials and emergency services – making students safer

This year, Indiana’s Lebanon High School partnered with Caliber Public Safety in the finalization and implementation of the new FirstAlert system, yet another groundbreaking solution from Caliber that innovates reimagines, and streamlines the way citizens and first responders communicate. Literally, at the touch of a button, FirstAlert communicates to the local 911 center the type of emergency and location, so that emergency telecommunicators instantly know what type of response is needed, and where to send them. [...]

By |2022-08-16T08:59:56-04:00September 18th, 2020|CAD, Caliber News, School Safety|Comments Off on New app deployed in Lebanon High School Indiana to increase communications between school officials and emergency services – making students safer