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Proven Technology to Reduce Crime Comes to Seattle

Jun 21, 2013 (08:06 AM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/LA36389/proven-technology-to-reduce-crime-comes-to-seattle.html

LAS VEGAS and PALO ALTO, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AlertID™ today announced that its free online and mobile app is now protecting Seattle. AlertID is the safe way to receive trusted public safety alerts and share information with neighbors. Using information from trusted law enforcement officials and the community, AlertID provides up-to-the-minute information on crime, sex offenders, severe weather, natural disasters and more.

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AlertID is supported by its partner, the National Crime Prevention Council (home of McGruff the Crime Dog®) and has been proven to reduce crime as much as 30 percent in some areas.

Seattle is the latest city to be served by AlertID-- people in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco are already using AlertID to talk to law enforcement and others about making safer choices for their communities.

"Our team is excited to bring this critical service to Seattle. AlertID pairs the most up to date information on crime, sex offenders, severe weather and emergency alerts with trusted resources to help protect families," Keli Wilson, founder of AlertID, said.

AlertID works by connecting users to public safety authorities and other public safety information through alerts on their smartphones, tablets and computers. Alerts are provided by trusted sources including public safety agencies, local law enforcement, schools, neighborhood groups, neighbors, family members and friends. This connection between law enforcement and surrounding communities has been proven to reduce crime, and now Seattle is a part of it.

To sign up for a free account, or for more information, go to http://www.AlertID.com.

About AlertID, Inc.
Live Safely™ with AlertID.  AlertID is the safe way to receive trusted public safety alerts and share information with neighbors.

Alerts are provided by trusted sources including public safety agencies, local law enforcement, schools, neighborhood groups, neighbors, family members and friends.  This first-of-its-kind, fast-growing network is the leader in helping people protect their families and communities throughout the United States and is poised to evolve into the world's go-to public safety and security resource.  For information on critical public safety alerts and sharing information with neighbors, friends and family across the country, visit www.AlertID.com.

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