GISD (Texas) - Project Press Release - RESPONSEnet system chosen after National Competition

Garland Independent School District (TX) selects RESPONSEnet Tactical Mapping - Notification - Reporting solution after National Competition


Garland, Texas

After a national competition, the Garland Independent School District selected the RESPONSEnet solution to protect their student population and empower their first responder agencies.

VES designed, developed and executed a web based, emergency training & response system implementation for the Garland Independent School District that is comprised of 71 facilities. With an enrollment of over 57,000 students, the Garland Independent School District is the second largest district in Dallas County and one of the largest districts in Texas.

The VES team has well over 100 years combined experience in the fields of emergency response, preparedness and planning. For fifteen years our team has worked with public safety organizations and clients, including state and national associations and the federal government. VES staff has excelled at conducting safety assessments, vulnerability studies, and developing national instructional programs which have provided training for thousands of organizations and tens of thousands of clients and public safety officers.

In addition to our safety programs and nationally recognized training, the VES team has developed comprehensive crisis response plans, pandemic plans, crisis communication programs, safety and vulnerability assessments and tabletops exercises.

RESPONSEnet™ has been certified with the Department of Homeland Security as a “Safety Act” certified technology and is listed on the QATT (Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology) list as well as the Department of Homeland Security AEL and SEL approved product lists. Find out more at

For more information, see the VES website at or call 877-2-VESLLC