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RapidDeploy Celebrates National First Responders Day

In light of this year’s National First Responders Day, on October 28, 2023, RapidDeploy is proud to recognize every first responder, from the heroes on the headset, to the individuals in the field, for their service, commitment and life-saving actions. 

Founded with a mission of saving lives by reducing response times, RapidDeploy is honored to support first responders with Next Generation 911 solutions that deliver intelligent information throughout the emergency response journey, empowering first responders to drive better outcomes in mission-critical situations. 

RapidDeploy honored first responders with multiple activities:

Watch the video: See a special message, featuring first responders from our RapidDeploy community and celebrating the individuals that put their lives on the line everyday to keep us safe. 

Share your life-saving story:

In honor of National First Responders Day, we officially launched our quarterly Superstar Award to recognize the outstanding contributions of first responders.

This award shines a light on individuals who have made a life-saving impact, demonstrate exceptional use of RapidDeploy technology, and continue to enhance emergency response throughout their community.

Among the inaugural awardees are Dispatcher Heather Mayo from Walton County Sheriff’s Office and Communications Officer II Meghan Gonzalez from California’s Riverside County Sheriff's Office. Our CEO, Steve Raucher, voiced his deep admiration for the recipients, underscoring their dedication to public safety and the amazing use of RapidDeploy’s Radius Mapping, which resulted in saving lives.

Read the full Press release and find out how you can share your stories with RapidDeploy here.

Public education matters:

In collaboration with our long-standing customer NCT9-1-1, RapidDeploy is emphasizing the importance of Next Generation 9-1-1 solutions and offering key guidelines for calling 911 as part of a public education initiative.  

In honor of National First Responders' Day, we've teamed up with NCT9-1-1 to highlight essential tips such as knowing your location, using diverse communication methods, and the significance of the Learn 9-1-1 application.

Our combined efforts aim to enhance emergency services for the North Central Texas community. Explore the tips and a save story featuring how a smartwatch played a role in saving a life and driving a successful emergency response outcome.  Read the full press release here.

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