Keeping College Safe

By LiveSafe, Inc., Special for  USDR

Named by The Huffington Post as one of “10 apps every college student should download today,” LiveSafe, the world’s leading mobile safety communications platform, is providing safety and security solutions for colleges and universities across the  country.

LiveSafe, which deputizes students, faculty and staff to contribute to campus safety by enabling quick, easy and discreet two-way communication with campus security officials, is used by colleges and universities like Arizona State, Duke, USC, Virginia Tech and many  others.

“With safety and security more important than ever, we encourage students at all LiveSafe enabled schools to download the LiveSafe app when they return to campus,” LiveSafe CEO Carolyn Parent said. “We also encourage parents to make sure their college-bound children are downloading  LiveSafe.”

The crowdsourced information gathered by LiveSafe allows security officials to quickly respond using valuable actionable intelligence. For Virginia Commonwealth University Chief of Police John Venuti, LiveSafe has become an important resource that has required no increase in workload and has opened up communication with  students.

“LiveSafe is a great additional channel of communication and our students love it,” Venuti said. “The system gives us an audible alert when a tip is received, and we often communicate back to the student for more information. Tips are also distributed to all of my supervisors via email simultaneously to being received in dispatch, meaning our people are often on scene even before it’s  dispatched.”

LiveSafe, which provides both education and corporate safety solutions, allows users to send text, photos, videos and precise location information to report incidents ranging from routine maintenance needs to suspicious activity to safety  threats.

For a list of colleges and universities currently using the LiveSafe platform, click  here.

About LiveSafe,  Inc.:

LiveSafe is the world’s leading mobile safety communications platform delivering actionable crowdsourced safety and security intelligence, preventing incidents before they occur and connecting people to the help they need. LiveSafe is used by Hearst, Cox Communications, the San Francisco 49ers and many other companies. Follow LiveSafe on Twitter @LiveSafe, and learn more at

SOURCE LiveSafe,  Inc.

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