The CodeRED emergency notification system is a communication service that give the City the ability to quickly notify the public of an emergency situation. It is used for significant incidents where the timely notification of an affected population or geographic area is critical. Examples include Amber Alerts, critical policy activity, hostage situation, chemical or gas leak, environmental hazards, weather related evacuations, etc.
The systems works with cellphones and landlines, but for cellphones, it’s very important to register your cellphone number so it’s associated with your address. There is no cost for you to participate in CodeRED.