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SaferWatch: New app gives Clay County a digital panic button

A 911 call center.
Eric Risberg
A 911 call center.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office wants to give everyone with a smartphone their own digital panic button.

The department is announcing the launch of the SaferWatch App on Monday.

SaferWatch allows users to report a crime or suspicious activity to the police without calling. The web and mobile-based security system was created to enhance security at schools, corporations, public venues and neighborhoods.

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