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December 24, 2013

Ecuador

Emergency Alert Buttons on Shrimp Farms and Transport Boats

 

In late December 2014, shrimp associations in El Oro Province met with police authorities and managers of ECU–911, a private security company, to discuss emergency alert buttons to prevent thievery at farms and pirate attacks at sea.  To use the system, participants must register with a database that immediately alerts community police units and ECU–911 when a crime is taking place.

 

Source: FIS United States.  Panic Buttons to Prove Safer to Shrimpers.  Analia Murias (editorial@fis.com).  December 21, 2013.

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