Community Engagement

One-Click Community Engagement

An informed and engaged community is a strong community. Nixle Engage enables public safety agencies to communicate with their residents in real-time using Facebook, Twitter and You Tube in addition to email and SMS messaging. Increasing the information shared with residents improves public safety and community relations. With anonymous tipping functionality, residents can directly reply to messages via SMS join community oriented policing efforts.

Stay in touch with your community and colleagues like never before with the unlimited text message and email publishing in Nixle Engage.

  • One-Click Posting to Twitter and Facebook

  • Anonymous Tipping

  • Automated Weather Alerts

  • Compliance Reporting for FOIA Requests

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Nixle OneBridge from Everbridge

Utilize the power of secure, mobile applications to build trust and community relationships. The OneBridge Mobile App is a free smart phone application that allows residents to receive real-time alerts and safety information from agencies. Learn More
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Streamline Communications

Simplify, automate, and accelerate:
  • Community Outreach
  • Crowd & Event Management
  • Traffic Management
  • Missing and Wanted Bulletins
  • Misinformation Management
  • Press Releases
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Social Media Integration

Quickly and easily link your Nixle account to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. In addition to being distributed by text message, email and web message, your Nixle publications will also be sent to your agency's Facebook Wall and Twitter stream.
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Anonymous Tipping

Anonymous Tipping allows residents to proactively connect with your agency by submitting anonymous tips via web form and text message. Additionally, your agency can initiate a two-way, anonymous communication with tipsters to help gather more information.
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Advanced Publishing Options

Fully customize the format of email and web messages with an easy to use HTML publication editor. Also, in addition to standard web file formats, PDFs & DOCs can be attached to your publications.
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Severe Weather Alerts

Customize and automate rebroadcasts of National Weather Service advisories to your community. Provide warnings for severe weather or dangerous conditions.
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Easy FOIA Compliance Reporting

Save a copy of all your Tweets and Facebook post to easily respond to Freedom of Information Act request for community notices.

“It is written into our city ordinance that Nixle is the primary method of notification for emergencies. Nixle is reliable and instantaneous. In the case of [Winter Storm] Nemo, it was used for weather updates, parking alternatives, traffic alerts and many other issues including power, heating, shelters and warming stations.”

Deputy Chief Marty CohanPeabody, MA Police

“The District utilized Nixle to communicate emergency messages to our students, their families, staff and the community as a whole. It has been a very effective and valuable communication tool for the District.”

Assistant Superintendent Karen BurkushManchester, NH School District

“Essentially, Nixle Tip Watch increases our police force by thousands. Residents want to help us keep their communities safe and Tip Watch makes that happen. This will have a major impact on our efforts to fight crime.”

Chief Howard A. JordanOakland, CA Police

“We encourage everyone with a cell phone or computer to join us at This is one of the most valuable public safety information tools we have.”

Troy SpenceDirector, Cleveland-Bradley County Emergency Management Agency, TN

“For the life of me, I don’t know why anybody wouldn’t take advantage of it. Especially in the rural community, it lets you know what to look for. It helps them and it helps us.”

Sheriff Mike StrongBuchanon County, MO

“I’m going to go as far as telling everyone in the public that I believe it’s your public duty to subscribe to Nixle.”

Mayor Mark SokolichFort Lee, NJ

“[Nixle is] a great tool. Nixle has been invaluable in assisting us with leads and clues. The system has helped us recover an elderly Alzheimer’s patient who had wandered off as well as a minor who ran away from home and was spotted at a fast food restaurant by a resident who had received the Nixle alert.”

Jeffrey KrapelsPolice Chief, Norwood, NJ

“The use of the Nixle system saved us many man hours which otherwise would have been needed to investigate the matter. The alert also enabled us to inform the State Police and Prosecutor’s office, all of whom offered help while we thought we were dealing with an abduction.”

Detective Chris FeddericiNorwood, NJ Police

“This partnership has proven a valuable tool in getting information out to the community. We have been able to keep our Nixle subscribers informed of such events as water main breaks, road closures, criminal activity, power outages, and a variety of other situations affecting village residents and our motoring public.”

William MarassPolice Chief, Rochester, IL

“It [Nixle] allows us to reach people directly when we send out alerts and advisories. We might have an endangered or missing child who may not qualify for an Amber alert.”

Sgt. Brandon BonneyPrescott Valley, AZ Police

“The fact that we now have better communication in our community and that we can share more info with them is great. They can now feel better informed on what is happening with their Police Department and community.”

Detective Frank SchalekHamilton, NJ Police

“Lack of knowledge can instill panic in people. If we can get the word out, hey here’s what’s going on here a solution it’s obviously better for everyone involved.”

Sgt. Bill TilsonCouer D�Alene, WA Police

“Nixle allows us to quickly and effectively communicate risks, weather warnings, and ways to stay safe to residents. By sending our message directly to people’s cell phones and email addresses, we ensure that accurate and important information is right at our constituents’ fingertips.”

Gary A. Christmann, CommissionerSt. Louis City EMA/DPS

“Nixle has quickly grown to be one of our most actively used tools to alert our residents to impending or occurring emergencies as well as community events. Nixle came to the forefront during the Japan Tsunami evacuation in 2011 and provided an excellent communications platform when the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) came to Honolulu in November 2011.”

In addition, Nixle�s capability to automatically forward messages to our Facebook and Twitter feeds has greatly increased our ability to message our residents.

For our department Nixle has provided a dependable and user friendly system that has exceeded our expectations. Nixle has greatly improved our messaging capability and has given our residents a customizable, reliable and trusted emergency messaging service.”

John M. Cummings III, Public Information OfficerDepartment of Emergency Management, City and County of Honolulu