SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. See Something, Send Something is the newest app that students, school districts and the public can download to report suspicious activity to their local law enforcement and school districts.
See Something, Send Something is used to report suspicious activity including school vandalism, physical assault and more privately. (Brian Sherrod, KNEP)
“We found an app that can connect with law enforcement, students and the community,” said James Todd, Safety and Security Director. “We realize that technology is advancing and the kids don’t make phone calls anymore.”
The suspicious activity includes possession of weapons, drugs, alcohol, harassment, intimidation, school vandalism, physical assault, threats of violence, suicide risk, abuse and neglect.
The app gives the community the ability to send tips anonymously or self-identified tips through the app or online.
“You never know when you are going to see something or never know when something is going to happen,” said Kevin Angell, CEO and Creator. “Having this app on your phone is really two fold both for reporting but providing information to local enforcement and school districts at any time.”
It also allows officials to engage in real-time, two way conversations with the people giving them tips.
Users of the app can take pictures and videos to report the suspicious activity.
As of right now, Scottsbluff Public Schools, Scottsbluff Police Department, Gering Police Department, Scotts Bluff County Sherriff’s Office, Western Nebraska Community College, Gering Public Schools, St. Agnes School, Community Christian School, Mitchell Public Schools, Morrill Public Schools and Minatare Public Schools are utilizing the app.
The app is free to the public and can be downloaded through the App Store and Google Play Store.