During a recent interview on The Joe Piscopo Show, Chris Grollnek, an Active Shooter Prevention Trainer, highlighted the significance of reevaluating effective strategies and embracing technological advancements in the realm of public safety.
Traditional approaches, such as relying solely on notifications and the presence of law enforcement, have their limitations in addressing critical incidents promptly.
However, Grollnek emphasized the need to explore innovative solutions beyond the conventional “more police” or “good person with a gun” concepts.
Advancements in technology have and will continue to play a crucial role in enhancing public safety before, during, and after critical incidents. The utilization of cutting-edge technology allows for the development of sophisticated, multi-tiered invisible fortresses capable of preemptively detecting and autonomously responding to potential threats. By leveraging tools and equipment augmented with artificial intelligence (AI), transformative solutions become possible.
One notable technology is Omnilert, which transforms existing cameras into active sentinels, autonomously detecting firearms and creating real-time notifications to counter malicious “swatting calls.” Verification of such alerts can trigger a pre-defined active shooter response automation, effectively fortifying the initial line of defense.
Further reinforcing this defensive architecture is the integration of EAGL’s Gunshot detection system, which not only promptly notifies law enforcement of shots fired but also provides the precise location of the gunfire. This eliminates guesswork and can potentially reduce law enforcement response time by an impressive five minutes. This layer of protection is instrumental in mitigating the scale of harm and ultimately saving lives during an active shooter event.
By alerting the public about imminent danger and enabling law enforcement to respond swiftly with precise location information, we can collectively revolutionize the response to such incidents. Together, we must commit to ending this threat, leaving no room for excuses.
EAGL Technology, Inc. is an experienced security equipment manufacturer, producing solutions that address today’s real-world security concerns.