Escaped Inmate Recaptured Thanks to Nixle

“With the assistance of the public, after receiving a Nixle message, Chris Rolfes, Harrison, Ohio, being held for a forgery probation violation, is back in custody after a nine-hour search, said an e-mailed Nixle message from RCSO at 9:57 a.m. Nov. 29.”

Police Arrest Columbia Man after Finding Bomb in Car

“Authorities sent a Nixle alert at about 6:20 p.m. saying the Columbia Police Department had shut down Stadium between West Boulevard and Carrie Franke Drive. Police later expanded the road closure, shutting down West Boulevard from Sunset Drive to Stadium and closing Stadium from Forum Boulevard to Providence Road. ”

San Angelo Police Credit Nixle and the Community for Locating Missing Children

Last Friday evening, San Angelo LIVE! reported on two missing children based on a Nixle alert, and today, the San Angelo Police Department credits both this Nixle message and a driver in alerting area agencies and the community about the disappearance and assisting in the quick recovery of the children.

HAZMAT Training Helps Fire Department and Residents Stay Safe

A simulated HAZMAT leak is an important exercise for the Midland Fire Department. Countless industries in the area use chemicals that can be harmful and the Fire Department is making sure they are ready for anything. If a leak does happen, the city is ready to send out alerts via Nixle to their residents and advise them on what to do in this situation.

Alerts Notify Drivers when Bridges ‘Open’

Openings happen once a day on average on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, and a little more than five times a week on the Burlington-Bristol Bridge. The Burlington County Bridge Commission uses Nixle, a national text-and-e-mail notification system also used by many police departments and public safety agencies, to alert motorists to imminent openings.

Residents Alerted of Water Main Break

When a water main broke in Fort Lee, many schools and camps were forced to close. Residents were able to reach residents through Nixle to alert them of what had happened and further progress.

Police Department Warns Residents of Scam

After residents receive phone calls from people claiming to be from the IRS, they contacted the Hasbrouck Police Departments to receive more information. As a Nixle user, the police department responded by sending out a Nixle message to let their residents know about the scam and that the FBI has been alerted.

Freeport Police Praise Use of E-Alert in Recent Storm

Police were among the first officials issuing warnings to residents when severe stormsnarrowly missed the Freeport area last week. Residents who subscribe to Freeport Police Department alerts received a text message, email or both, explaining the weather outlook and urging caution. The agency started posting on the in 2010; it has about 200 Freeport-area subscribers.


Nixle Being Used by US Coast Guard for Bar Reports in Oregon

The US Coast Guard in Oregon has begun using Nixle to inform boaters of conditions at the Umpqua River bar. Prior to the implementation of Nixle, boaters would have to call the Coast Guard office multiple times a day in order to figure out what the conditions were going to be at the bar.  Now, boaters can use Nixle to subscribe to the Coast Guard’s bar report and receive a notification whenever the Coast Guard updates the bar conditions.

Criteria Not Met For Amber Alert in Search For Missing Girl

After a number of factors were not met in order to send out an amber alert for a missing girl, St Joseph PD sent out a Nixle alert to search for the missing girl. She was found about an hour later at the home of a family friend.