WBSD (Michigan) - Project Press Release - RESPONSEnet system chosen by 6 District Consortium

West Bloomfield School District (MI) selects RESPONSEnet Tactical Mapping - Notification - Reporting solution


West Bloomfield , Michigan - 2009

The West Bloomfield School District, part of the West Oakland-Wayne (WOW) Safe Schools Consortium, has 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 West Oakland-Wayne (WOW) Safe Schools Consortium that is comprised of 35 High Schools and Middle Schools in the following districts: Northville Public Schools; South Lyon Community Schools; West Bloomfield School District; Huron Valley Schools; Plymouth-Canton Community Schools and Walled Lake Consolidated School District.

A coordinated, 5-district, Full Scale exercise was conducted at the consortium sites - one of the largest such exercises ever conducted under the Department of Educations Safe Schools Grant program. The RESPONSEnet technology proved effective in bolstering the communications and flow of information to district and first responders as well as track incident objectives, tasks and ICS objectives.

Virtual Emergency Services, LLC (VES), a Michigan company, was founded in 2003 and is a national provider of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness products, including the RESPONSEnet™ Emergency Mapping Database System. With corporate offices in Wyandotte, Michigan, VES has quickly grown under the leadership of two key officers, providing employment to 10 residents of southeast Michigan and Indiana. VES was established with private investment funds. VES is wholly owned by the managing members and investment partners of the LLC. VES currently maintains no debt and is not involved in any litigation of any sort.

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