Guardian Zone (GZ) combines mass notification security software with personal security functionality. Guardian Zone protected Venues have the capability to communicate simultaneously with all smartphones with the Guardian Zone app within their designated perimeter. This creates a connection between venue security and their customers when time could mean life or death. Every day smartphones are turned into security devices by using the GZ app and empowering app users to become the eyes and ears of security. Smartphones with the GZ app can initiate contact and alert venue security about potential dangers or threats creating an essential partnership that protects the public. A self-empowering security solution that enhances and complements existing security systems in a medium or large setting. This app allows users to be vigilant and quickly take action using technology during emergency situations by interfacing with venue security.