May 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --
Guard911, a technology-based security company offering a mobile
panic alert system, has been named as an approved vendor for the
Florida Department of Education - Alyssa's Law mandate.
The Illinois-based company will
provide public and charter schools in Florida with access to their SchoolGuard
'mobile panic alert app' service to facilitate an immediate
notification to all staff and law enforcement to active shooter
Steve Hoard, the Coordinator of
Safety and Mental Health at Union
County Schools, believes that Guard911 is an excellent
vendor choice by the state.
"Union County schools have
relied on the powerful, proven effective and simplicity of
SchoolGuard for the past several years." Hoard states, "We highly
recommend other school districts in Florida to implement the Guard911 serve as
Sheriff Tommy Ford of
Bay County mentions all of his
schools have implemented the Guard911 service a few years ago and
he remains a strong advocate to the user-friendly service.
Ford states, "For over three years, Bay County Schools have relied on safeguarding
their school district with the SchoolGuard service offered by
Guard911 and I remain a strong advocate to this service."
The company's President and Founder, Nate McVicker, says his team is excited to work
with Florida and help protect
additional schools through this opportunity.
"We are honored to be awarded a contract to work with the
Department of Education to safeguard additional schools in
Florida against senseless acts of
violence," said McVicker, "SchoolGuard is already operable in
several Florida schools and we
look forward to expanding our reach in our mission to protect more
statewide … as seconds save lives."
Guard911 was founded in 2013 by veteran law enforcement and
technology experts looking to take a deep psychological approach to
armed intruder emergencies. As a result, the Guard911®,
SchoolGuard®, CampusGuard911™, and Hero911® apps were designed with
a single focus – to provide an early warning system for these
emergency situations and save precious seconds that can mean the
difference between life and death. The goal is to notify and get
officers on the scene as quickly as possible to neutralize the
threat and save lives.
Lauren Fast, Guard 911, +1
April Bryant, 6362620690,
SOURCE Guard 911