SAY SOMETHING: Some schools are using apps to prevent gun violence

posted by iHeartRadio Central Texas -

In the wake of the deadly shooting rampage at a South Florida high school last week, some campuses are now turning to anonymous tip apps as a way of preventing school shootings, urging students to speak up before a tragedy occurs.

"I absolutely know that this app can save lives," Nicole Hockley, whose son, Dylan, was murdered in his classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School five years ago, said of the "Say Something" reporting app.

See something, Say something

Louisiana State Police encourages "see something, say something" - which is easy to do using the mobile app. With the multitude of school threats across the state, police take every threat seriously. If you hear about a threat that is time sensitive you should call 911, but LSP reminds users they can easily send info on other suspicious activity on the app. Here's a demonstration on how to use the app: http://bit.ly/2oiStze

Posted by Jillian Corder KPLC on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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