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Speed of Swift911™ Emergency Alert System Helps Find Missing Child in Indiana

MAHWAH, NJSwiftReach Networks, a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management solutions, announced the successful use of its Swift911™ emergency notification system to aid in the search for a missing child from Fort Wayne, Indiana on August 10, 2017.

When a 4-year-old girl was abducted from her home, local officials issued a missing child alert through the Swift911™ emergency notification system. As reported by Fort Wayne’s NBC, the Swift911™ alert was sent to over 1,500 residents a full 40 minutes before the statewide Amber Alert was deployed.

Shortly after the alert was issued, the child was safely dropped off at a local establishment after dispatchers received more than 50 phone calls from residents with information. According to County Commissioner Nelson Peters, the Swift911™ system “gave people the opportunity to get a head start on finding this little girl."

“At SwiftReach our mission is to provide fast and reliable emergency communications that keep residents safe and informed,” said Kevin Alward, CEO of SwiftReach Networks. “We’re thankful that the strength and speed of our dependable network was able to help bring this missing child home safety.”

SwiftReach is the only emergency and mass notification provider that physically owns and operates a complete telephony network, the SwiftReach Notification Delivery Network (SwiftReach NDN™). This highly secure and fully-redundant network employs four data centers across North America and provides industry-leading control over every aspect of the notification process.

SwiftReach currently supports more than 1,500 cities, towns and counties across the country.


About Swiftreach

Established in 2001, SwiftReach provides emergency notification and incident management solutions to over 1,500 organizations in government, education, enterprise, utilities and healthcare. Swift911™ is SwiftReach's web-based, hosted emergency notification system used to deliver alerts for emergency situations via voice, text, email, fax, and social media.   SwiftReach delivers all emergency notifications via the Notification Delivery Network (SwiftReach NDN™), a fully redundant, geographically dispersed network owned and operated by SwiftReach.

For information on becoming a SwiftReach Networks customer, please telephone 1-800-SWIFT911 (794-3891), email us at info@swiftreach.com, or visit our website at www.SwiftReach.com.

Media Contact: Kevin Alward, SwiftReach, 800-794-3891, kalward@swiftreach.com
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