A well-coordinated attack, similar to Metcalf, has the potential to cause widespread disruption of electrical services. Coordinated attacks on multiple locations would likely result in cascading failures with the potential to disable an entire region for weeks if not months. Recently NERC, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, has been mandated to develop standards to address physical security threats, including gunfire and explosive attacks.
When seeking a security solution designed to address gunfire, insist on technology that will identify a wide-range of gunfire impulsive events. ShotSpotter SiteSecure™ is the only technology that provides the ability to detect and locate indoor or outdoor gunfire in a single turnkey technology platform. With ShotSpotter SiteSecure, first responders and security operations will be notified of gunfire attacks at your facility within seconds, providing a complete “bubble” of protection around any critical substation facility.
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During the Metcalf attack, shooting continued for 19 minutes. With ShotSpotter SiteSecure, notification of the shooting and shooters’ locations would have occurred immediately, followed by a continuous stream of situational updates to first responders throughout the incident. ShotSpotter has a proven track record of providing unparalled gunshot detection, location and alert technology, and is recognized by Law Enforcement as a reliable and trusted source of critical high priority dispatchable data. ShotSpotter SiteSecure advanced, real-time gunfire detection, location and reporting capabilities are crucial to any comprehensive security platform.
A vital component to a substation’s security plan, ShotSpotter SiteSecure sets itself apart from current market solutions by delivering:
The precise location of the gun fire, number of rounds fired,