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JUN 2019

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June 2019 / www.SecurityInfoWatch.com / Security Business 33 SAFETY Act (Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology), and the Australian Government’s Security Construction and Equipment Committee has awarded the Guardian a Security Level 4 Certificate of Approval. Connors sees third-party certification and standardization as the precursors to federal standards for gunshot detection systems, which may be on the horizon. He and Shooter Detection Systems are currently working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) on developing standards for gunshot detection systems – namely NFPA 3000, the Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program (learn more at www.nfpa.org). ■ » Catherine Berce is the owner and lead writer for Berce Creative, a provider of writing services including marketing communications, social media content, thought leadership articles and more. Learn more about the company at http://bercecreative.com. being dropped, a piece of construction equipment falling, and the sound of gunshot; however, an electronic sensor can. As it is not being prejudiced by the environment, the sensor is waiting for environmental stimuli that the human ear cannot detect, such as wave forms and energy levels of sounds that are the signatures of a gunshot. The ability to – and here’s the acronym – “NCIR” is drastically altered by the use of gunshot technology. NCIR (Notification, Confirmation, Identification, Response) is how we work with our clients in integrating their gunshot detection technology into action. Gunshot detection technology only assists in each step, giving your client the much-needed time for the plan to work. • Notification: How the end-user is informed if there is a possible gunshot (meaning an active shooter situation may be in progress) using gunshot technology. • Confirmation: How to confirm an active shooter is in process using the technology. • Identification: How to identify the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the active shooter, so that a response can be formulated. • Response: How to act in the situation – not react, but act. Your client needs a proactive plan in place, in which everyone knows their role in advance. Solutions to Enhance Your Business • Fire Monitoring • Security Monitoring • PERS Monitoring Quick Response Your trusted partner 800-462-5353 info@quickresponse.net quickresponse.net Request information: www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/10746329

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