Husky Safe at BU

Husky Safe at BU

Husky Safe at BU

Husky Safe is a new app available from App Store and Google Play.     Search for "911Shield"

It will be live Aug. 30 (anyone who has installed an early version for testing should install again on Aug. 30).

BU Police Department and student groups will demonstrate the app on the Academic Quad August 30th.

Summary of Features

•    Allows users to contact BU Police Department. Can send text, photos and video (anonymously, if desired).
•    It offers a Friend Watch feature to allow anyone in a contacts list to be notified when a user departs and arrives.
•    It offers GPS and also an indoor positioning system that can pinpoint a location inside a campus building based on wireless access points. Please note: not available in Kile apartments
•    All calls are considered "emergency calls" and stay active until the police investigate or the caller deactivates.
 

For active fires, ambulance calls and emergencies off campus continue to call 911.