Sheriff John Dennee is pleased to announce the Forest County
Sheriff’s Office has joined the NIXLE System and is now able to communicate
directly to citizens and visitors of Forest County through text messaging or email.
The NIXLE system is a web based publishing system that
allows the Sheriff’s office to create and assign messages at a priority level
ensuring important information reaches you in a timely manner. Such message can consist of Severe Weather
Alerts, Missing Children Alerts, Missing Person Alerts, Hazardous Situation
Alerts, and Informational Advisory’s.
This is a free service for the Public Service Agency and inflicts no
cost to the taxpayer.
To sign up for the service, text your zip code to 888777 and
you will receive real-time alerts and advisories directly from the Forest
County Sheriff’s Office. There is no
charge for registering but standard text messaging rates will apply. You can opt out at any time by texting “STOP”
to 888777. You may also receive alerts
through email, however you will need to visit the www.nixle.com
website to view instructions to sign up for that service.