The U.S. is Facing an Active Shooter Epidemic

Who is ASR Alert Systems
There is a mass shooting crisis plaguing the United States. Historically, law enforcement and first responders were tasked to lead the effort to combat the problem. But today, we must all play a role in active shooter response. ASR acts as a key partner to law enforcement, first responders, cities, towns, school districts, hospital networks, housing communities, and a rapidly growing number of private and public companies.

The Problem with Traditional 911

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An antiquated process for reporting critical information to first responders during a crisis event



The average police response time to a school active shooter for example, is 18 minutes.*

*Source::  Homeland Defense and Security


Event Time

The average active shooter event takes 13.5 minutes*

*Source: www.policemag.com



First Responders are arriving on scene 4.5 minutes AFTER the active shooter crisis has ended.

The ASR Alert Systems Solution - Saving Time

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The ASR Alert Systems Solution

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With the press of a button, officers & dispatch are directly notified of the incident, along with the address and location within the building.  They know what is happening, where it is happening, who it is happening to and help is on the way immediately.  This significantly reduces response time from Law Enforcement while also notifying all those under attack within the organization/building.  

The ASR Threat Alert system can be installed and implemented across any vertical market, for any business or school and can even be utilized for outdoor events.

Who Can Benefit from an ASR System - Schools
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Meet The ASR Team

Jack Cassell

Jack C. Cassell


Dr. Cassell is the former Chairman, C.E.O. and sole shareholder of Visual Aids Electronics Corporation (VAE), and its subsidiary, Conference Systems, Inc. (CSI) based in the Washington, DC Area, with 83 offices nationally.  Dr. Cassell attended American University in Washington, DC and received his BA from the School of Communication in 1977. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, has served on their Board of Trustees since 2003. Dr. Cassell has also served on the Board of the International Communications Industry Association (ICIA), and the Board of Trustees at Keystone College in LaPlume, PA for 15 years. In 2006 he received an Honorary Doctoral Degree of Humane Letters from Keystone College.

Hector Delgado

Hector Delgado


Lieutenant Commander Delgado is founder of ASR and is a retired United States Navy SEAL, with over twenty-nine years of active and reserve service.  He has served with SEAL Teams TWO, THREE, FOUR, EIGHTEEN, and Special Operations Command Central and South. Mr. Delgado is also a retired Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Palm Beach County, Florida. Throughout his career, Special Agent Delgado served in a number of positions including being a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), Miami field office. Over the past fifteen years, Mr. Delgado has conducted Active Shooter Response Training seminars around the country and is recognized as an expert in this field. He has served on Governor DeSantis’s Committee on Public Safety during the Governor’s transition. 

John Discepolo

John Discepolo

Director of Business Development

John brings a unique skill-set to the ASR team with his ability to connect our passionate message to clients all over the United States and across the globe.  A Massachusetts native, John  has enjoyed a 25-year career in broadcast journalism.  He was most recently a news anchor known for excelling in live news coverage in both Seattle (KOMO-TV) and West Palm Beach (WPEC). Prior to being a main news anchor, John anchored sports for nearly a decade in New York at WCBS-TV and WNYW-TV.  

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

VP Product Development

Adam brings innovation and technological genius to the ASR team.  We lovingly refer to him as the "mad scientist" because he is always creating and expanding the advancements of ASR.  This allows us to always be ahead of the competition and ensures we are leaps and bounds above other inferior systems in the marketplace today. Adam manages the ingenuity behind ASR's patented technology and is heavily involved in the service offering for both our valued clients and channel partners.  

Victor Sanchez

Victor Sanchez

Lead Operations Engineer

Victor is our installation and systems design expert.  There is no job too complex or complicated for Victor and his team.  With an extensive background in engineering and the automotive industry, Victor brings unique skills to the entire philosophy about how we approach each client's system design.  His nuanced approach brings both efficiency and brilliance to each job we take on and Victor approaches each project with the same vigor, no matter how big or small, and always has a smile on his face.

Shay Discepolo

Shay Discepolo

Director of Marketing

Shay is a 25-year seasoned digital and traditional marketing executive.  At ASR, she is responsible for content & digital marketing, web design, SEO, print design, media relations, & much more.  Shay is a results-oriented, motivated relationship builder with experience in gaining client trust through marketing, consultative sales, and account development.  She drives the marketing team to far exceed our client and channel partner expectations and works to elevate the ASR offering to the public.

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Bob Tanenholz


Devon Bradley

Devon Bradley


Fred Dixon

Fred Dixon


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Chris Nicola

Law Enforcement Liason

Who is ASR Alert Systems - Our Founder

About Our Founder

With a 30-year career as a law enforcement officer and as a Navy SEAL, Hector Delgado has conducted hundreds of hours of training seminars on the active shooter epidemic plaguing our nation. Real time critical information was a common thread that appeared to present itself at every active shooter incident. With Hector's understanding of the dynamics of critical incident management and communications, ASR was born. ASR was developed to fill the void of passing real-time critical information to first responders and all those under attack. Hector's philosophy was to think as a responder, victim, and attacker which has allowed him to transfer his knowledge and experience to the ASR Team and philosophy.


We understand the Active Shooter Epidemic our country is facing and seek to save lives should crisis strike a school or business.


We understand how to approach safety protocols from a risk assessment perspective for schools and businesses of all types and sizes.

Fast Response

Our patented approach focuses specifically on accelerating notification time to and expedited response from law enforcement and crisis first responders.

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