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Concord Police Department Emergency Notification System


The Concord Police Department has partnered with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution to create a Concord Police Department Emergency Notification System. The CodeRED System provides Concord Police Department with the ability to quickly deliver personalized messages via voice, email, phone text and TDD/TTY capabilities to targeted areas or the entire Town of Concord in minutes.

Chief Barry Neal cautioned that such systems are only as good as the telephone number database supporting them. "If your phone number is not in the database, you will not be called." One of the reasons the CodeRED system was selected is that it gives individuals and businesses the ability to add their own phone numbers directly into the system's data base, which is an extremely important feature.

“No one should automatically assume his or her phone number is included,” Chief Neal said urging all individuals and businesses to log onto the Town of Concord's website, www.concordma.gov, and follow the link to the Concord Police Department’s home page. From there, there will be information about the Concord Police Department Emergency Notification System and a link to the form that can be filled out. Anyone without Internet access may call the Concord Police Department at 978-318-3400 to supply their information over the phone. Required information includes first and last name, street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code, and primary phone number.  Additional phone numbers can be entered as well.

All businesses should register, as well as all individuals who have unlisted phone numbers, and those who have changed their phone number or address within the past year or who use a cellular phone or VoIP phone as their primary number.

Chief Neal explained, "The Concord Police Department Emergency Notification System allows geographically based delivery, which means street addresses are required to ensure emergency notification calls are received by the proper individuals in a given situation. The system works for cell phones too, but we need to have an associated street address to provide relevant messages."

Chief Neal stated, "The Concord Police Department Emergency Notification System gives those who want to be included an easy and secure method for inputting information. The data collected will only be used for emergency notification purposes." Questions should be directed to the Concord Police Department, Detective James Forten at 978-318-3420 or email jforten@concordma.gov.




TO ENROLL TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY MESSAGES CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

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TO REMOVE YOUR NUMBER FROM THE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

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