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Navigate360 and Critical Response Group Announce Partnership to Offer Mapping and Safety Solutions to Organizations Nationwide

New relationship allows for comprehensive safety planning, mapping solutions and more effective command and control between agencies in an emergency

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (July 12, 2023)Navigate360, the nation’s leader in K–12 school safety and student wellness solutions, and Critical Response Group (CRG), the creator of Collaborative Response Graphics, announced today at the Florida Association of School Resource Officers (FASRO) Annual Conference their intention to partner in advancing school safety solutions.

“The team at Critical Response Group creates visual mapping solutions for improved organizational safety, something our safety experts and first responders value deeply,” said JP Guilbault, Chief Executive Officer, Navigate360. “Now, Navigate360 Emergency Management customers can bring their CRG maps into our solution. Every second matters during an incident, and this integration of the critical incident mapping data and Navigate360 emergency management solutions ensures incident response teams can respond and intervene at the highest level to protect and save lives.”

“Our partnership with Navigate360 emphasizes our dedication to supporting public safety and enhancing the preparedness of schools across the nation,” stated Mike Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer, Critical Response Group. “This new partnership advances our mission to integrate into the leading technology platforms deployed and trusted by educational institutions, ensuring our maps are always accessible when needed.”

The signature offering of Critical Response Group is the Collaborative Response Graphics® (CRG) product, which enhances situational awareness and help prepare first responders for more effective command and control between diverse agencies and disciplines when responding to unfamiliar buildings and campuses. CRGs are standardized, site-specific, and geo-rectified common operating pictures that combine facility floor plans, high-resolution imagery, accurate labeling of key features and a gridded overlay together into one map. CRGs were born from lessons learned by US Special Operation Forces (USSOF) and successfully transitioned for use by domestic public safety professionals.

About Navigate360

Navigate360 is the premier provider of safety solutions for schools, leading to enhanced student wellbeing. With more than 20 years of experience, our multifaceted, layered approach—providing everything from curricula that support positive behavior and self-image to campus physical safety and personnel training—focuses on incident prevention. Currently, more than 14 million students are attending schools using Navigate360 solutions. To learn more, please visit

About Critical Response Group

Critical Response Group, Inc. is the nation’s leader in critical incident mapping data producing common operating pictures to enhance command and control efforts during an emergency. CRG’s origins are grounded in thousands of real-life direct-action raids conducted by the United States Special Operations Forces (USSOF) over the past two decades and dozens of county-wide deployments domestically over the past five years. The management team’s mix of decorated and combat-tested USSOF officers and senior law enforcement executives possess a unique perspective on building and implementing CRGs for domestic first responders, with a focus on CRGs being used when a crisis occurs. For more information, visit or contact us by emailing [email protected].

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