Rod Sanford

Software Engineer

Rod Sanford was born in Ontario, Canada.  He spent his childhood there and graduated from the University of Western Ontario.  After working at Commodore Business Machines in Toronto, Rod moved to Los Angeles where he worked with Paramount Pictures.

In the early 90s, Rod moved to Jacksonville, Florida and began working with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s office. He created their digital mugshot system which is still used today.  Rod continued to work in software development and IT roles for various companies.  He also started a consulting company specializing in software design and development, video pre- and post-production, and 3D object modeling and animation.  In this capacity, Rod consulted with numerous companies including Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.

Rod joined the Critical Alert family in 2016 to work on mobile development and created the first beta product, NCMessenger. Currently, Rod is working on CommonPath Connect, Critical Alert’s mobile app.

Rod and his wife Holly have six children: Raquel, Harrison, Aidan, Noelle, Brady and Timothy. When he’s not working, he loves to spend time with his family and have fun.  Rod is a huge Patriots and Red Sox fan.  He also loves to swim and recently completed his first triathlon.