Using Share911: Broadcast

The Broadcast feature enables the electronic communication of action alerts and directives, as well as messages to the members of a channel.

This overview is designed to introduce you to the basic process of broadcasting. While you make see different broadcast alert types based on the channel you have selected, the functionality is the same. 

CAUTION: DO NOT ACTUALLY ISSUE AN BROADCAST ALERT AS YOU FOLLOW ALONG IN THIS OVERVIEW. 

Broadcast An Alert

Broadcast Alerts are best described as the "action" you want the employees to take in immediate response to danger.

NOTE: This is a permission-based feature for public safety agency personnel. If this feature has not been enabled for you it will not appear.

Step 1: Access the Broadcast feature

Access Broadcast

Access Broadcast

Step 2: Select alert type, add an optional message and broadcast

Select Alert Type

Select Alert Type

Once you broadcast your alert, you will immediately see LiveView 360. You alert will appear at the top of the page in the message bar.  

Confirmation of broadcast

Confirmation of broadcast

Broadcast A Message

The Broadcast A Message feature enables you to share free-form textual information and updates with all the members of a Channel. This is a very valuable feature for public safety personnel as it enables you to keep everyone informed and up to date during an incident, no matter where they are.

NOTE: This is a permission-based feature for public safety agency personnel. If this feature has not been enabled for you it will not appear.

Step 1: Select the message feature and compose your message

Select the message feature

Select the message feature