DALLAS, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- COPsync, Inc. (OTCPink: COYN) announces the appointment of Wade Powell to the Company's board of directors. The COPsync Network is a communication and information sharing system that helps improve officer safety with advance warnings of dangerous people and real-time notification of crimes in progress. The COPsync911™ threat-alert system safeguards schools and keeps America's children safer and protects other high-risk targets such as courthouses, government buildings, and energy infrastructure. COPsync's systems can save minutes when seconds count, save lives and protect citizens and communities.
On June 4, 2017, the Board appointed Wade Powell as a new member of the Board to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Brad Powers and Larry Schafran. Mr. Powell will also serve as a member of the Board's Compensation Committee.
Mr. Powell has over 20 years of experience in IT architecture and leadership. He has served as a valuable member of the COPsync team since 2010, starting with the company as the Director of Technology and becoming the Vice-President of Technology for COPsync in January 2012. He is currently responsible for the oversight and management of all product and system development and infrastructure growth within the company. Prior to COPsync, Mr. Powell served as the Managing Architect for The SCOOTER Store between 2005 and 2010 where he was responsible for the architecture and development of their systems. Mr. Powell has also served with USAA on their Claims Remote Service and Catastrophe teams where he was responsible for the IT development and support of a nationwide network of appraisers and adjusters.
Under Mr. Powell's leadership, the user base for the COPsync Network has expanded to tens of thousands of users and devices across 18 states. He is the architect for the COPsync911™ threat-alert system, a real-time service that provides information to first responders as an incident unfolds. With COPsync911™, officers are on the scene sooner and equipped with more of the information they need to end the incident faster. He is also the architect for the COPsync Services Platform (CSP) that provides a highly available set of public safety services running the COPsync Network and integrates with several vendor solutions. Mr. Powell's vast technology experience, especially with critical infrastructure and scalable solutions, is crucial to improving and growing the COPsync Network.
About COPsync, Inc.
COPsync, Inc. (OTCPink: COYN) is a technology company that connects law enforcement officers across the nation, enabling communication and sharing of mission-critical non-adjudicated information in real-time. This saves officers' lives, keeps the public safer, and helps law enforcement officers catch criminals. The COPsync Network™ can help stop child kidnappings, vehicle thefts, bank robberies and other crimes in progress, and arms the nation's law enforcement officers with needed information so they can help defend against terrorism. For more information, go to www.copsync.com.
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