Maple Valley Police now using Nixle to allow for real-time alerts, advisories
October 26, 2012 · Updated 9:47 AM
It's authenticated service connects city agencies to residents in real time, delivering information to residents of geographically targeted areas and neighborhoods.
Information is available over cell phones, by text message, by email, and over the web.
Simply text MVPolice or 98038 to 888777 and receive real-time alerts and advisories directly from your local police department.
There is no charge for registering, but standard text messaging rates associated with your mobile phone service will apply.
You can opt out at anytime by texting "STOP" to 888777.NIXLE is free and simple to use (standard text message rates apply for cell phone subscribers who do not have text plans.)
There is no spam.
Citizen questions about the service and its capabilities can be answered through NIXLE's frequently asked questions found at http://www.nixle.com/faqs.html
Should you need additional assistance, NIXLE provides free citizen support via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also keep up with the Maple Valley Police by liking us on Facebook or visiting their website at www.maplevalleywa.gov/police
The information disseminated by MVPD does not supersede the Emergency Alert System, AMBER Alert, State of Emergency or other type notification services already set in place.