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CodeRED call test to be performed

Northern Star Staff

September 25, 2014

The city will perform a call test 10 a.m. Wednesday to all registered phone numbers in the CodeRED Emergency Notification System.The CodeRED system was established in August to notify residents of local emergencies, missing persons and public safety alerts.The test is designed to measure how quickly the notific...

City alert sytem schedules test call

DeKalb Fire Chief Eric Hicks uses CodeRED, DeKalb’s new city-wide alert system. The alert system is a free resource for community members to be updated on severe weather announcements and crime alerts. CodeRED will have its first test call Monday.

Kristin Maglabe

September 10, 2014

The DeKalb Fire Department will launch the first test call for the CodeRED warning system Monday.CodeRED is a high-speed notification system that alerts people in DeKalb of emergencies, including fires and missing persons reports. The CodeRED alerts are sent via text, e-mail or call depending on what ...

City’s CodeRED warning system to launch after test

Keisha Howerth

June 15, 2014

The city plans to launch a test call for the CodeRED alert system in coming weeks.Chad McNett, DeKalb community relations officer, said the test call was pushed from the end of May to train more dispatchers and get them comfortable with the system. The CodeRED alerts notify residents on situations like...

CodeRED provides residents with emergency notifications

Keisha Howerth

April 9, 2014

The city of DeKalb is encouraging residents to register their contact information into the new CodeRED alert system.The DeKalb Fire Department will conduct  a test call at the end of May once more residents register. The CodeRED system will send out emergency and non-emergency notifications to resident...