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Public safety officials announced Tuesday they are launching a new regional emergency notification system Wednesday and are contacting thousands to tell them about the coming change and how to register. The new service allows individuals and families from Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham and Washington counties to sign up online to receive emergency notifications and to provide key information to […]

Aug 17, 2016
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Public Emergency Notification System Enhanced With Increased Capability for Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham, and Washington Counties Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Sign Up for the Free Service That Sends Emergency Notifications and Provides Emergency Responders with More Information LOUISVILLE, Ky., August 16, 2016 – Public safety officials from the city of Louisville, Bullitt County, Oldham […]

Aug 17, 2016
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Louisville’s emergency alert system is getting an update aimed at saving time as well as lives. For the past five years, residents have received texts, calls and emails from CodeRed Alerts notifying them about life-threatening events from severe weather to chemical spills. Officials say a new program, Louisville Emergency Notification System (LENS) Alert, will still […]

Aug 16, 2016
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – If you’ve received an automated call telling you that you should sign up for a new 911 system, you’re not alone. After thousands of these calls went out across Kentuckiana we decided to see what the buzz was about. At midnight Jefferson, Oldham, and Washington County are switching to a Smart911 system […]

Aug 16, 2016
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Dispatcher Honored with SmartSave Award in Recognition of Her Efforts to Deliver Help to Victim of Domestic Violence Ionia CO., Mich., June, 2016 — 9-1-1 Dispatcher Natalie Hearld from the Ionia County Central Dispatch in Michigan is being recognized for her outstanding efforts to aid a citizen in need using Smart911, the County’s 9-1-1service. Today, […]

Aug 15, 2016
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A tool that can save lives is not being taken advantage of in the Fort Smith area, according to authorities. Dispatchers, first-responders and authorities say residents should plan ahead for any emergency, and one of the best ways to do that is by signing up for Smart911. Smart911 protects more than 32 million people nationwide, […]

Aug 15, 2016