Technical challenges delay DaneCom until 2017

The new emergency communication system, DaneCom, that was supposed to be turned on last year, will not be turned on until 2017 due to "significant technological challenges," officials said.

Campus police use social media in active shooter cases

Purdue University also uses twitter to alert students of campus incidents

It is a communication system University of Wisconsin-Madison police hope they will never have to use in the event of an active shooter situation on campus.