Missing Person At Risk Located By Nixle User

The Oakland Police Department wanted to share with the community the power of information sharing and community networking. The Berkeley Police Department requested assistance from OPD in locating a missing person at risk. They sent out a NIXLE Alert to their community members in the targeted area. Shortly after sending the NIXLE Alert, a subscriber, who was enjoying an evening walk received the alert and realized the missing man had just walked past her. She immediately contacted the Berkeley Police Department and the at risk man was found safe.

Missing Child Alert

The Township of Hamilton Police were able to locate the missing child thanks to an alert driver who received a Nixle alert and spotted the child. The citizen then called police and directed them to his location where he was found to be unharmed and then reunited with his family.

Critically Missing Person Located

A critically missing 17-year-old male with autism who was reported missing yesterday evening from a southwest San Angelo neighborhood was located safe last night. After an initial search of the area by several patrol units and civilians, San Angelo Police issued a community-wide Nixle alert that included a picture of the male. The alert was sent to Nixle subscribers via cell phone text message, email, and to social media outlets. After a short time in the area, a couple reported seeing someone wearing a yellow shirt [described in the Nixle alert] enter the back yard of a residence near Honeysuckle Lane. The couple also alerted a nearby officer who in turn followed Morgan and confirmed his return to the residence.

Missing Service Dog Found, Reunited With Owner

Zeus, a service dog who watches after his owner’s oxygen tank, went missing while not wearing his collar or service jacket. Officials released an alert about Zeus Friday, asking locals to be on the lookout for the pooch and contact the Sheriff’s non-emergency line with any information. Deputies said a San Marcos resident found Zeus and saw the Sheriff’s Department alert. He called officials and the service dog was reunited with his owner, who really needs him.

Redwood City: Missing At-Risk Man Found Safe in Atherton

An at-risk 74-year-old man who walked away from a residential care facility in Redwood City Thursday morning was found nearby in the city of Atherton, according to police. Redwood City police initiated a search and issued a Nixle alert with McJimsey’s photograph, according to police Lt. Sean Hart. “An alert citizen saw his picture on the Nixle alert and notified us,” Hart said. McJimsey was considered an at-risk missing person because he has mild dementia, according to police.

Missing 13-Year-Old Found 4 Minutes after Nixle Alert Sent Out

A 13-year-old boy disappeared over the weekend. Blount County dispatchers used a few pecks on the keyboard and clicks of a mouse to put his family at ease. Call-takers sent an alert to thousands. Blount County PD were able to reach 2,000 citizens in under 2 minutes using Nixle.

Missing Woman Found in South Brunswick

A full-scale manhunt was initiated after a 74-year-old woman with dementia went missing in South Brunswick, NJ. Police had over two-dozen personnel searching for the woman and used every resource available such as fire, aviation, posting fliers, etc. The woman was eventually found by a citizen driving on Rt 27 who had seen the woman’s face and description from a Nixle alert sent out by the South Brunswick PD.

Missing at Risk Senior Found After Nixle Message Sent Out

A North Olmsted man suffering from Alzheimer’s wandered away from his residence near the Westlake city line on April 1 at approximately 1 pm. In case he had walked into Westlake, Westlake Police sent out a missing person BOLO (Be On the Lookout) via the Nixle messaging system at 3:51 PM. A neighbor of the missing man received that Nixle message, found him, and took him back home by 4:11PM.

Stay Connected with Park Police During March Event

Visitors attending the 50th Anniversary “Let Freedom Ring” Commemoration and Call to Action can get emergency alerts from the U.S. Park Police via web, e-mail and cell phone. Those subscribing to the NIXLE system will receive alerts, advisories and event-related information.

Social Media Helps Crack Down on Crime

Since a Nixle alert was sent out last Thursday warning residents in the Doncaster, Lionel Lane, Pembroke areas to lock their car doors and hide their valuables because of numerous car break-ins, officials with the Albany Police Department say they haven’t received any calls about break-ins since the alert was sent out. APD believes that thanks to the Nixle alerts, social media, and residents taking action people are more aware of the crimes and in return the offenders aren’t able to commit the crime.