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Suffolk Police promote technology to boost school safety, including emergency app and closed-circuit cameras
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Suffolk Police promote technology to boost school safety, including emergency app and closed-circuit cameras

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. -- Some Long Island schools are stepping up safety techniques after another arrest of a teenager accused of making a shooting threat against a school.Suffolk Police said they are serious about prosecuting school threat crimes as they outlined other ways schools can boost security, including how technology can save precious seconds, CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported Friday.An active shooter drill helped the Suffolk Police Department prepare for the sort of carnage that tragically played out in Uvalde, Texas. "Response time not only matters, it is critical and in many cases can be the difference between life and death," Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said. Bellone reminded school districts of available technology. The Rave panic app quickly alerts police of an...