Apex Mobile News

  As a California-based company with over 50 mobile apps deployed for public safety agencies across the state, we know that the state wide RIPA data collection and submission deadline for all agencies is rapidly approaching. RIPA, the Racial and Identity Profiling Act passed under bill AB 953 in 2015, is designed to eliminate racial […]

Here at Apex Mobile, we’re extremely proud of the technology we create for first responder agencies nationwide. To maximize the effectiveness of our community apps, it’s critical that we encourage as many local residents as possible to download the apps, so they can take full advantage of the features and communication we provide. To help […]

Apex Mobile is excited to announce the launch of IRIS 2.0. This is the second phase of our groundbreaking internal communication tool, designed to streamline information sharing and keep public safety agencies on the same page. IRIS 2.0 Features Enhanced Security + Web-Based Support   Security This update focuses on enchanted security including more robust […]

If you’ve ever been part of a neighborhood watch app like NextDoor or joined a local Facebook group, you know that residents love to chat about local happenings. In addition to restaurant openings, school news, and runaway cats, people often have concerns about unusual activity or behavior in their town or neighborhood that they know […]

The extreme weather that has been sweeping across the nation this winter has led to fear, struggle, and tragedy for many as property and lives have been lost. Many public agencies have looked for ways to better communicate with and support individuals going through difficult times, whether personally or during emergency situations. One way public […]

Politics and current events have evolved at a rapid pace over the past few months; it’s almost difficult to keep up with daily developments and changes. With everything going on, some individuals may be considering taking a break from using social media platforms, for a variety of reasons from concerns about censorship to enjoying better […]

We are excited to announce the launch of a custom Apex Mobile application featuring the Phoenix, Arizona Police Department. Supporting the 5th largest city in the U.S., the Phoenix PD understands the need for a convenient, direct connection with the 1.6M residents they protect and serve. Standout features of the Phoenix PD’s app include: Online […]

  Apex recently updated the customizable COVID-19 Info Hub Feature as part of our continued effort to offer our clients relevant, cutting-edge tools that support community engagement. Bergen County Sheriff’s Office in Bergen County, NJ came to us with a need that many other agencies likely share. The agency wanted to create a resource where […]

Good website design requires that information is presented in a logical way and is easy to navigate, but there is a lot more to creating a positive user experience for visitors to your website than just layout and facts.  There is an element of psychology behind the choices that web designers make that create feelings […]

  At Apex, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with great technology that offers features designed with public safety agencies in mind. But what you may not realize is that our system is set up to support our clients long-term, through updates, edits, rebranding, and more.  It’s so easy to let a typo slip […]

Social media has become an integral part of our society, blending lines between professional and personal use as we communicate 24/7. Social media is a fantastic tool to allow public safety agencies to engage with their public, sharing important information and building a positive brand association. There are some potential pitfalls when it comes to […]

The Apex Mobile network represents a group of public safety professionals who are all working to achieve the same goal: to solve real, everyday problems using innovative technology.  Sublette County Sheriff’s Office in Wyoming wanted to be able to help hikers exploring the beautiful wilderness of their area to stay safe. They also wanted to […]

Three Ways Branding Benefits Public Safety Agencies Private companies spend millions of dollars developing brands for their companies, to set them apart from others in their industries and to build trust and engagement with the public. Building a brand has become important for public agencies as well, for the same reasons. Here is how developing […]

As the world rapidly evolves into one where concepts like “contactless interaction,” “social distancing,” “cashless transactions,” and more become the “new normal,” how are public safety agencies adapting? Private companies have spent millions of dollars in 2020 alone developing new technologies that make it easier to efficiently meet the needs of those they serve, and […]

Public safety agencies nationwide are in the midst of a firestorm of new challenges they are trying to accommodate and address. Apex Mobile, a leader in public safety mobile app technology, has developed “2020 Tools,” a suite of cutting-edge features designed to help agencies navigate modern demands such as social distancing, public safety transparency, improved […]

How has your roll call changed since COVID hit? Many public safety agencies are having to rethink how they communicate between shifts of employees and transmit essential roll call information without accidentally sharing a virus. Apex IRIS is now offering a collection of features, collectively called Digital Roll Call, designed to streamline and improve the […]

The first few hours after a person goes missing are extremely critical, and no one knows that better than first responders. Being able to quickly gather data about the missing person can mean the difference between finding that individual and a tragedy befalling them.  For years the FBI has provided agencies small boxes they could […]

If your agency is looking to deploy a COVID-19 related application to your community and this is your first time deploying a mobile application, we strongly advise that you begin the developer account set up and approval process IMMEDIATELY. We are currently seeing 7-10 review times for new applications in Google Play.   Apple is moving […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Jason Muenzer(949) 309-2408 press@apexmobile.net APEX MOBILE OFFERS POLICE AGENCIESFREE APPS FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE Mobile Apps Offer Social Distancing Solution forFirst Responders Addressing Nationwide Pandemic FOOTHILL RANCH, CA. March 20, 2020 – In light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic, Apex Mobile is extending a free, no-strings-attached offer for police agencies around the US to […]

I’m very excited to announce Apex Mobile’s latest project, Lighthouse Health & Wellness – www.lighthousehw.org  Our mission with Lighthouse is to ensure that every public safety agency in the nation is able to provide its employees and families with confidential and anonymous access to health and wellness resources. The Inspiration for Lighthouse Health & Wellness The concept […]