Gauge the community by releasing poll questions. When a new poll is posted, participating users receive an alert letting them know there is a new question. The results are tabulated in real-time for you to see.
When an employee performs above and beyond, you want to know about it. Now the community can conveniently provide a commendation for someone right from their home.
REPORT AN ISSUE
If someone identifies a problem in the community, they can report it from the app. Things like graffiti, abandoned vehicles, illegally dumped garbage can be reported to a specified person at the department.
Provides the user with information as to how they can contact the department. This commonly includes a general phone number, website URL, and email address
Provide quick access to important phone numbers at the department
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
This section allows you to create a list of frequently asked questions along with their answers.
Notify the community when you have important information to share such as press releases, missing persons, or generaly safety information.
Share photos from special events or of the different divisions in your department
Provide easy access to your department’s social media pages to encourage interaction
List job openings or other volunteer opportunities to promote community partnership
Post pictures of suspects you are trying to identify or locate. The community can send anonymous tips right from the app
Here you can provide a collection of Internet resources such as online crime reporting and community resources
Notify your community of important information such as news articles, wanted persons, or missing persons. Notifications are proven to drastically increase engagement.
PD Outreach is the only mobile app that allows your citizens to respond directly to news articles with a Facebook style commenting system. Effective communication is two-way.
Your PD Outreach account gives you full access to an intuitive administration area allowing you to have control of the content in your mobile app. Why wait for someone else to add or edit information when you can control it from your fingertips.
Keep your community up to date with current events using a calendar. Times and locations are made public to encourage community involvement.
Introduce the Chief of Police with their own area to relay their mission, vision, and values for the organization.
Link your community to your 3rd party crime stats page or any web URL you want.
Monitor your app usage using Google Analytics to track new users, app usage, and more!
Keep your community informed during critical incidents with Emergency Alert notifications via PUSH notifications. Your community can also keep you informed via real-time comments.