New technology in Florida school could be lifesaving in active shooter incidents, police say

When Florida students return to school next year, there will be a new safety measure in place thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis last June. Alyssa’s Law, named after 14-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff, a victim of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, requires all Florida public and charter schools to implement a mobile system that silently alerts law enforcement and first responders of potentially life-threatening situations — from shootings to medical emergencies.

But one Florida school is ahead of the pack. Coral Springs Charter School installed and began testing a panic alert system in

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