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.

United States Park Police Use Nixle During 4th of July Festivities

The United States Park Police first used the Nixle system for the 4th of July Events in the Washington DC area with great success. During the day and evening, the United States Park Police was able to provide subscribers with important information regarding changes to opening times for the Washington Monument grounds, safety messages, and messages related to potential severe weather headed towards Washington D.C.

Sauk County Nixle System Put to the Test

Sauk County PD recently put their Nixle system to the test when they had to alert citizens of a ruptured boiler requiring evacuation of nearby homes and a school. The county PD also had to issue a boil order due to water contamination. County Police Chief says they have also used Nixle in the past for minor alerts such as a rash of car break-ins.

Suspected Killer of Redondo Beach Man Arrested in Utah After Reward Offer

A reputed gang member sought in a nearly year-old killing in Redondo Beach was arrested in Salt Lake City, where he was working as a dishwasher in an Italian restaurant. The FBI and Redondo Beach police announced a reward offer of up to $10,000 for anyone who could help bring Ortega into custody. A day later, a tipster provided information anonymously over the Police Department’s Nixle site

Community, Police Cooperate In Arresting Burglary Suspects

Around 4:55 a.m., police responded to a report of someone trying to break into vehicles in South Brunswick. A Nixle alert was sent out, and numerous residents called police headquarters to report seeing the two suspects. The two suspects have since been identified and arrested for the burgalries.

Catch a Thief

A laptop was reported stolen from a Santa Barbara pawn shop in January. SBPD sent out a Nixle alert with a photo of the thief asking for any information on the suspect’s identity. Eight days later the suspect was arrested after his identity was discovered due to tips given by several Nixle users.

Anonymous Tip Leads To Bank Robber’s Arrest

An anonymous text tip line is reaping rewards in Oakland. A suspected bank robber was arrested earlier this month after a citizen responded to a police Nixle Alert for help in identifying him. Nixle helps members of a community shy about assisting police come forward anonymously to cooperate with law enforcement.