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.