Public Alert Centers
IMS Public Alert Centers spread the word like nothing else
- Alerts. When a child is abducted,
time becomes an enemy. The faster an Amber Alert can get before the
public's eye, the better the child's chances are of being located
and returned to her family. With the Public Alert Center, law
enforcement agents have the ability to publicize a child's image
and description within seconds.
- Warnings. From life-saving weather
warnings to warnings of escaped inmates, the IMS Public Alert
Center will quickly alert the public of imminent danger.
- Warrants. When there are no urgent
alerts or warnings, law enforcement agencies can make use of their
Public Alert Centers by scrolling images and information on those
who have warrants for their arrest. One city began putting their
open warrants on a screen in a public place, and their warrant
closure rate went from 40% to 100%. Most of the "suspects" were
decent people who turned themselves in when they saw their face on
the screen - they'd had no idea there was a warrant for their
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