We urge our community to stay abreast of our updates using Nixle, simply text our zip code – 43512 – to 888-777. NIXLE allows an administrator(s) to send a message to hundreds or hundreds of thousands of people within minutes – without having to call anyone. Messages can be initiated from anywhere via web or phone, and can be sent in voice and text formats. You’ll receive a confirmation text message and will receive our texted updates within seconds of them being issued (and we only send a message when there is something you should know – it’s low impact.
Nixle is a FREE community information service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department and your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you.
Only authenticated agencies and community organizations can securely publish information. There are three types of messages:
- Alerts: Many would refer to this as an emergency type alert
- Advisories: Less urgent, need-to-know information
- Community information: Day-to-day, neighborhood to community-level information
The Nixle service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web.
Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer. Individuals may sign up by text or e-mail to receive up to the minute emergency, crime and traffic alerts, missing persons information, community outreach, as well as other pertinent weather related information affecting our community.
Anyone can view information by going to the Nixle website – no registration is necessary. However, to customize the information you receive and the locations you receive it from, in addition to receiving information by text message and / or email, you must set up an account. Once registered, you can personalize your locations and your preferences, making the service fit your needs.
Signing up is easy:
- Log on to www.nixle.com
- Enter your name, address, and mobile phone number
- Verify the address around where you would like to receive alerts
- Add up to five other zip codes to your personal alert list
- Stay updated
- OR Text your zip code to 888777
Once signed up, residents will receive updates and information from all of the local public safety agencies in their area participating in Nixle.