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Empower Your Security with Police Panic Buttons
Protect Lives with Rapid Response – Explore Police Panic Buttons at Monarch
Panic buttons are a simple yet powerful tool that can provide peace of mind and increased safety in a variety of contexts. From schools to government buildings, panic buttons can quickly summon help when needed.
Connect with Monarch security experts to learn more about how police panic buttons can enhance your security measures.
What are Police Panic Buttons?
Police panic buttons are essential safety devices used by schools, hospitals, businesses, and other institutions to swiftly call for help during emergency situations. With just a press of a button, these devices trigger an immediate response from law enforcement. Overall, these buttons help ensure the safety and security of individuals.
Monarch offers reliable police panic buttons designed to provide peace of mind and enhance emergency preparedness.
Using Panic Buttons in Different Contexts
Police panic buttons are essential tools in various contexts where security threats are possible. These buttons can be used in various situations, including:
- Schools and universities: Teachers and staff can use panic buttons to alert authorities and trigger a lockdown in case of an active shooter situation.
- Hospitals and healthcare facilities: Panic buttons can be used to call for help during a violent incident or when a patient becomes violent.
- Government offices and public buildings: Panic buttons can be used by employees to alert security or law enforcement in case of a security breach.
With Verkada’s police panic buttons, users can be assured of quick, reliable, and effective response to any security threat.
Benefits of Police Panic Buttons
Police panic buttons offer numerous benefits and ensure the safety and security of individuals during emergency situations. Here are some key benefits:
- Instantaneous Help: With a single press of a panic button, immediate assistance can be summoned, enabling a rapid response from law enforcement or security personnel.
- Enhanced Security: Panic buttons provide an additional layer of security, allowing individuals to quickly alert authorities to potential threats or dangerous situations.
- Deterrence and Prevention: The presence of panic buttons can act as a deterrent to potential criminals, preventing incidents before they occur.
- Quick Communication: Panic buttons enable swift and direct communication with emergency responders, reducing response time and facilitating effective coordination.
- Peace of Mind: Knowing that a panic button is readily available instills a sense of confidence and peace of mind among employees, students, and visitors.
What to Look for in Police Panic Buttons
Choosing the right police panic buttons for your business, institution, or school is crucial to ensure effective emergency response capabilities. Consider the following key features when selecting panic buttons:
Accessibility and Ease of Use:
- Look for panic buttons that are easily accessible and intuitive to operate, allowing for quick activation during emergencies.
- Consider options with prominent and easily identifiable buttons that can be easily activated even in high-stress situations.
Integration and Compatibility
- Choose panic buttons that seamlessly integrate with your existing security systems, such as access control or surveillance systems.
- Ensure compatibility with your communication infrastructure, allowing for instant alerts to be sent to designated personnel or authorities.
Flexibility and Scalability
- Opt for scalable panic button solutions that can accommodate the specific needs of your organization, whether it’s a small business or a large institution.
- Consider solutions that offer flexibility in terms of deployment options, allowing for wireless installations.
Verkada’s security solutions stand out from traditional surveillance systems because they are designed to be user-friendly, scalable, and flexible all while providing enterprise-grade security.
- Solid-state Storage (SSD)
- Simple Plug-and-Play Install
- Time lapse
- Floor Plan
- Regular, Automatic Software Updates
- Remote Access 24/7
- AI-Based Video Analytics
- Smart Filter
- Live Alerts
- Shareable Live Feeds
- 10-Year Warranty
- Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud
- Unlimited Users Allowed
- Infinitely Scalable
Shop Police Panic Buttons
Verkada’s BR33 Wireless Panic Button is a critical component of any high-tech security system. This device enables immediate and discreet assistance at the touch of a button. Additionally, this customizable panic button can be worn on a lanyard or mounted on a wall or desk.
Moreover, it integrates natively with Verkada’s ecosystem to provide visual context and trigger appropriate responses. With an optional immediate police dispatch, the panic button is a powerful tool to help keep students, staff, and visitors safe.
Using the Police Panic Button
In order to use the Wireless Panic Button, you’ll have to purchase an Alarms license that comes with round-the-clock professional monitoring. Additionally, you will need a BH61 Wireless Alarm Hub and Hub license.
One single Wireless Alarm Hub can maintain up to 50 wireless sensors. These wireless sensors include panic buttons, motion, door contact, glass break, and water leak sensors. The Wireless Hub has a line-of-site range of up to 1000 feet. When pressed, a portable wireless school panic button will automatically pair with the closest Hub and send a signal.
Features of Verkada’s Police Panic Button
Verkada’s BR33 Wireless Panic Button is a critical component of any school security system, allowing immediate and discreet calling for help in the event of an emergency
By natively integrating with the Verkada ecosystem, users can
- Link cameras to a specific panic button for visual context.
- Share video feed with the appropriate authorities instantly
- Decide who will be notified and whether emergency services will be directly contacted
- Enable the panic button to trigger other security measures like door lockdown and alarm signaling
Other key features include:
- Discreet: The button is not audibly activated when pressed. Instead, the button’s LED light illuminates to show that the signal was sent and received successfully.
- Mobile: Wear the button on a lanyard or mount it on a wall or desk
- Completely customizable: Choose from different button press options to reduce false alarms
- Easy to set up: Panic buttons pair automatically with the Wireless Alarm Hub and can be easily managed in the Command cloud dashboard.
- Built to last: Get notified if a panic button goes offline or has low battery, and enjoy a 5-year battery life and 10-year warranty.
- Optional immediate police dispatch: With Monarch’s professional monitoring service, the panic button can trigger an immediate dispatch of emergency services.
How it Works
By pairing Verkada’s Wireless Panic button with Access Control devices, you can quickly initiate lockdown scenarios and response protocols. Additionally, you can activate lockdowns with a single tap on Command web or mobile or the Verkada Pass app.
Moreover, Verkada’s powerful, integrated platform enables you to resolve emergency scenarios more quickly by running emergency roll call reports, sharing live video feeds, and remotely unlocking doors for emergency responders.
Frequently Asked Questions – Police Panic Button
What is a police panic button?
A police panic button is a portable device or feature integrated into a security system that allows individuals to quickly summon help or alert authorities during emergencies.
How do police panic buttons work?
When activated, police panic buttons send instant alerts to designated personnel or authorities, notifying them of the emergency and providing critical information such as the location of the incident.
Where are police panic buttons commonly used?
Police panic buttons are useful in various settings, including businesses, schools, hospitals, government facilities, and other institutions where quick response to emergencies is essential.
Can police panic buttons be integrated with existing security systems?
Yes, police panic buttons can be seamlessly integrated with other security systems, such as access control, surveillance, or alarm systems, to provide a comprehensive emergency response solution.
Are there different types of police panic buttons available?
Yes, there are various types of panic buttons, including wireless devices, wall-mounted buttons, or even smartphone applications. This offers flexibility in choosing the most suitable option for your organization’s needs.
Do panic buttons call the cops?
Yes, Verkada’s panic buttons can be programmed to directly alert the police or emergency services when activated. They provide a direct line of communication to law enforcement, ensuring a swift response to the emergency at hand.
When should a panic button be used?
Panic buttons should be used in situations where there is an immediate threat to personal safety or security. Examples include encountering a dangerous intruder, witnessing violence or aggression, or experiencing a medical emergency that requires immediate assistance. It is important to activate a panic button as soon as possible in such circumstances.
Enhance Safety in Emergency Situations
Police panic buttons are invaluable tools for ensuring personal safety and summoning immediate help during emergencies. With their quick activation and direct communication capabilities, panic buttons provide peace of mind and swift response in critical situations.
To learn more about choosing the right panic buttons for your business’ specific needs, connect with Monarch’s team of security experts who can guide you through the process. Stay protected and secure with Verkada’s police panic button.