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Missouri to provide schools with ‘silent’ emergency alert app

May 11, 2023

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday announced that public and charter schools across the state can soon sign up for access to a new app that will allow teachers to alert emergency responders and other school staff during emergencies.

The app, which is being provided free of charge to Missouri schools, is being developed through a contract between the Missouri Department of Public Safety and Raptor Technologies, a Houston company that specializes in school safety and emergency management software. The app will interface directly with 911 systems, according to the governor’s office.

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