NEW APP FROM NCMEC PUTS CHILD SAFETY JUST ONE SWIPE AWAY
PR Newswire, ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 27, 2016
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and EMCOR Group, Inc.® (NYSE: EME), today announced the launch of Safety Central, a free child safety app available for Apple and Android devices. The app is designed to help parents and guardians protect their families and act quickly should their child go missing.
“Timing is critical when a child is missing and Safety Central lets parents provide the tools that law enforcement needs to start the search with just the touch of a button,” said John Walsh, NCMEC co-founder and host of CNN’s “The Hunt.” “This may be the most important App you’ll have on your device.”
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Safety Central’s key features include:
- Digital Child ID Kit - This feature allows users to save potentially lifesaving information about their children, including photos and digital fingerprint images, and reminds users when it’s time to update the photos.
- Missing Children Search - This feature allows users to view posters of children missing in their area and make a report to NCMEC if they have any information.
- NCMEC Updates - These updates allow users to stay connected with news, trends and safety tips from NCMEC.
Safety Central was developed by NCMEC and is sponsored by EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure and building services.
“EMCOR Group, Inc, is proud to expand and continue its decade long partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children with the Safety Central App,” stated Tony Guzzi, President and CEO, EMCOR Group, Inc. “We support NCMEC in its belief that this app has been designed to provide important tools to help parents and guardians protect their families and to act quickly should their child go missing.”
Users receive a welcome message from John Walsh and, among the many features, also have the ability to make a donation to NCMEC or buy NCMEC merchandise directly through the App.
About the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is the leading private, nonprofit organization helping to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation and prevent future victimization. NCMEC has assisted in the recovery of more than 227,000 missing children and received more than 13.6 million reports of suspected child sexual exploitation on its CyberTipline.
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government.