How It Works

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FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly happens when I press one of the emergency buttons inside of the Rave Panic Button app? When any one of the emergency buttons is pressed, your phone will dial 9-1-1. At the same time, the Panic Button app determines whether you are on a campus you are associated with. If so, emergency notifications will be automatically generated to campus administrators, school resource officers and other designated officials and employees. [...]

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Panic Button Notifications & Inbox

One of the primary features of Rave Panic Button is the rapid delivery of emergency notifications so that staff can be made immediately aware of an incident on campus. These emergency notifications are generated automatically when a user activates the Rave Panic Button app, or when a 9-1-1 call taker, first responder or campus administrator manually generates a notification. The primary mode of delivering an emergency notification is through the app via in-app messaging. [...]

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Testing the Panic Button App

Access the App menu through either the icon, on the top left side of the screen or swipe right from the left side of your screen. There is a function called either “My Location” or “Test.” When pressed, it will display your location currently accessible through the App, as well as inform you as to whether that location overlapped a campus that you are associated with. If successful, and if you are on an associated campus, then the system would have generated emergency notifications to your campus administrators and school resource officers, had you made an emergency call to 9-1-1 through the app. [...]

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Using the App in an Emergency

Summoning emergency assistance and providing immediate notification to your colleagues of an incident is simple. From the app home screen, press and hold for 1 and a half seconds the emergency button that corresponds to the type of emergency you are calling to report. For example, if you see an armed intruder or hear gunfire, press and hold the active shooter button. However, if you witness a medical emergency or are calling to report a suspicious person, press and hold the Medical or Police buttons, respectively. [...]

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