No. You will only receive phone calls when the emergency notification system is activated and your address is within the geographic notification area chosen. The emergency notification system will only be activated for emergency purposes.
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All cellular and VoIP phone subscribers within Douglas County who wish to receive emergency notifications. Subscribers’ cellular and VoIP information will be kept in a separate database, so that if subscribers are already in the 911 landline database their information will not be changed.
No. All of the information you enter will feed directly into the emergency notification secure database. This information can only be accessed by system administrators and the data will never be sold or distributed to third parties.
You will receive phone calls when the emergency notification system is activated and your address is within the geographic area chosen to receive the notification message. The emergency notification system will only be activated for emergency purposes.
If you move after you have entered your information into the website you will need to go back into the website and re-enter your information with your new address.
Yes. You may enter your phone number at different addresses. This will be convenient for people who live in one area but might have a business or vacation home in another area of the county.
Yes. If you enter an address that does not exist you will not be in the database and will not be contacted when the emergency notification system is activated.
Yes. No matter where you are physically located, you will only receive calls for emergencies that affect the address entered into the website. So if you are on vacation in a different state you will still receive a phone call if the address you entered is affected by an emergency.
This service is provided to you free of charge by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. However, please be aware that text message charges may apply depending on your mobile service agreement and service carrier. Contact your mobile service provider for details.
We would like to collect your email address for an alternative method of contacting your. For example, we will occasionally ask you to update your opt-in information to ensure it remains up-to-date. We will do this through the email address your provide.