Muleshoe Police Department
According to a press release, the City of Muleshoe and Bailey County recently introduced Muleshoe Safety Alert to keep citizens informed during emergencies.
Muleshoe Safety Alert is a free service that allows individuals to sign up for notifications sent from state and local authorities. Rave Mobile Safety Alert keeps residents and travelers informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic and other emergencies.
“Muleshoe Safety Alert allows authorities to notify the community in real time,” said Muleshoe Police Chief Gary R. McHone. “This service allows for critical communication with the public and provides individuals with the information needed to stay safe or take precautions during hazardous or emergency situations.”
Muleshoe Safety Alert enables residents and travelers to the City of Muleshoe and Bailey County to sign up for free at https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=CityOfMuleshoe to receive timely and actionable emergency alerts via email, text or voice message. They can also identify when and how they are alerted and communicated with before, during and after emergencies.
City of Muleshoe and Bailey County residents and travelers can also download the Smart911 app to sign up for Muleshoe Safety Alert to receive key information needed in an emergency.
The Smart911 app provides enhanced functionality by sending targeted alerts based on the user’s location. Smart911 app users will receive the highest priority National Weather Service alerts including tornado warnings, flash flood warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings based on their real-time location.
Citizens can download the Smart911 App on the Apple Store or Google Play or by texting “Smart911” to 67283.
“Community members will receive notifications that will improve safety in our city and help inform residents of potentially lifesaving actions they may need to take in an emergency,” McHone said. “The information sent out by Muleshoe Safety Alert through emergency notifications allows both residents and first responders to be better informed in an emergency situation.
“When authorities have information about a situation, such as storm or emergency, they can be more effective in providing information to the public and appropriate assistance. We encourage all members of our community and their families to sign up for Muleshoe Safety Alert in order to be prepared should an emergency occur.”