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Village Defense - a community that watches out for each other

Village Defense provides neighborhoods with a real-time communication system that connects you to your neighbors. With one phone call, you have the ability to notify all your neighbors when a crime or suspicious activity is in progress, through a text message, home phone call, and cell phone call. Now, everyone knows exactly what's going on and what to look out for. Transition from living in isolation to connectivity by bringing your neighborhood into the 21st century.

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We are trying to build and inspire community based action where local communities use the data on safecity to make their areas safer. Village Defense is similar where communities are connected to each other and look out for each other. This is clearly an extension of what we are trying to do.

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Photo of Felipe Cabezas

elsa marie, this is a really cool product/service. do you have any stories of how it's been used to prevent a crime or to report suspicious activity? it would be fascinating to just hear about that.

Photo of ElsaMarie Dsilva

It is being used in Atlanta and Bermuda. Am sure sharath the founder(sharath@villagedefense.com) would be able to give more stories. But here's one I heard from him.

There was a gunshot in the neighbourhood subscribing to the service. The residents got an alert to stay indoors and not step out.

Whilst in another one, the alert got everyone out on the streets.