Worried about your personal security and safety? In this day and age, your cell phone does much more than just place calls and update your social media pages. There are now various apps available to help keep you increase your safety.
Three Apps to Improve Personal Security
Watch Over Me – This app offers users two options: “Watch Over Me While I … ” and “Watch Over Me For … ” which allows you to fill in such actions as “walk home” or “take a cab” or choose a time frame. Once you’ve made your selections, the app takes you to a countdown screen with a round button to tap to confirm your safety. If you don’t confirm your safety by the time the time winds down, the app with alert designated contacts through text or email with your GPS location. For $4 a month or $24 a year, you can add an unlimited number of contacts and send unlimited SMS alerts.
React Mobile – Available for both iOS and Android, React Mobile allows you to send silent SOS messages to a predetermined group of contacts. You can send a group alert or let these contacts virtually walk you home. The main screen features a Send SOS page with map, contacts and Send SOS options. The “Follow Me” feature lets you set up a session during which permitted contacts can follow you in real-time and doesn’t require a subscription. You can set it for 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours.
OnWatch – Designed with college students in mind, this app features “Call 911 and Friends,” “Call 911 Only” and “Call Campus Police” options. The app’s other functions are set up around a watch concept where you set up a timed session that alerts your friends, 911 or campus security. OnWatch costs $3 a month or $20 a year.
If you are still interested in boosting your personal security, hiring a personal security guard from guardNOW will ensure your safety. We will work with you to create a security plan that works best for you. Give us a call today at 877-482-7366 or visit guardNOW.com for more information on how we can help you improve your personal security.