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DPS to Roll Out Campus Safety App

On April 29, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa will be able to respond to students via a cell phone app. The Rave Guardian app is available on both Apple and Android platforms. Students can create an account using their UH email address, which configures the user’s interface for the Mānoa campus. Still, the app is not limited to UH students – anyone, including family, can create an account.

How the Rave Guardian App can Help Reduce Suicides among Veterans

Suicide among veterans is 22% higher than for civilians of the same age according to data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and although a government-funded project is underway to help reduce suicides among veterans, there are other tools that can help veterans at risk of taking their own lives. On average, twenty former servicemen or women take their own lives every day. Mental health experts believe many veterans commit suicide due to PTSD suffered during active service, while others take their own lives after finding the transition back into civilian life too difficult to cope with - a theory supported by the number of veterans that come into contact with the criminal justice system.

Indiana State University Launches Rave Guardian App to Increase Campus Safety

“ISU Rave Guardian” to Enhance Protection for 14,000 Students, Faculty and Staff at One of Princeton Review’s Perennial “Best in the Midwest” FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov. 2, 2015 — Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that Indiana State University (ISU) has deployed the Rave Guardian Campus Safety App to increase protection for its more than 14,000 students, faculty and staff. Rave’s Guardian App – labeled “ISU Rave Guardian”- is the first and most proven technology of its kind, protecting students at more than 100 higher education institutions across the United States.

Rave Guardian App Helps College Students Feel Safer On Campus

A new app is sweeping college campuses across the country — and it’s all about safety. As CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, student Mollie Rosenkrantz takes her smartphone everywhere, which could actually help keep her safe on campus thanks to the “Rave Guardian Campus Safety App.” “When I park across campus, the path walking from that parking deck to where I live is kind of dark and scary at night,” Rosenkrantz said.

Rave Guardian Campus Safety App Gives UALR Students Peace of Mind

Although home may be less than 40 miles away, on campus it is a world of difference. Varnell continued, “It’s not really our natural instincts to be on guard, like everywhere you go but it’s Little Rock and you really have to be.” “It’s 2014. Anything can happen anywhere at any time,” Officer Jennifer Lusk began. Which is why the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has launched Rave Guardian, a free campus safety app.

Rave Guardian Selected by Brown University and SUNY Oswego to Better Protect Students in the Northeast

Rave’s Guardian App Now Increasing Safety for More Than 18,000 Students, Faculty and Staff in Rhode Island and New York State FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 — Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and State University New York (SUNY) Oswego inOswego, New York have each deployed the company’s acclaimed Rave Guardian to better protect more than 18,000 students, faculty and staff.

Rave Guardian Selected by The University of North Carolina to Protect Students at Flagship Campus in Chapel Hill

Rave’s Guardian App Now Increasing Safety for More Than 41,000 Students, Faculty and Staff at the Nation’s Oldest Public University FRAMINGHAM, Mass., December 3, 2014 – Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed the company’s acclaimed Rave Guardian App to better protect its more than 41,000 students, faculty and staff. Rave Guardian is the first and most proven technology of its kind and now protects students at more than 100 higher education institutions across the United States.

William & Mary Urges Students to Use the Rave Guardian App

The College of William and Mary has a new, free tool to help students feel safe. It’s called the Rave Guardian app and allows you to connect with W&M Police with one touch, send a text or photo tip. “The app will also let you set a timer if you are alone or in an unfamiliar place, so that friends, police, or others you trust will be notified if you are late,” Ginger Ambler, the vice president for Student Affairs, explained in a message to the college community on September 29.