Emergency E-mail Notification Services

Don't be left out of the loop, when you need to know.


  • Officer.com Officer.com offers several different types of e-mail notifications. Two of them are; a daily e-mail of breaking news and information from Officer.com, and the other, unfortunately, of officer down notifications.
  • Weather Alerts One of the most popular alerting services is for weather, whether it is for daily weather forecasts or severe weather alerts. The Weather Channel and Accuweather both offer these services. Some also offer an upgraded premium (fee based) service. Severe weather alerts may also be obtained from the local media.
  • Breaking News The top two cable news channels both offer breaking news alerts. It is interesting to see what one considers breaking news-worthy and what is not.
  • Amber Alerts As the name states, this site will give you localized Amber Alerts to your wireless device once you register and customize it with your zip code.
  • Washington, DC The nation's capital has an emergency notification system for the general public. The notifications cover emergency alerts and what actions or important instructions to follow.
  • New York City The Big Apple offers three different types of e-mails for the general public. The first is e-mails concerning preparation, notifications and emergency alerts. The second is the Tip of the Week and news and events. The final one is geared toward community based organization. NYC OEM also provides an e-mail alert for emergency responders of breaking emergencies in NYC. This service requires an e-mail request to be submitted, and if approved, you will receive notification of major fires, transportation incidents, unusual occurrences, etc.
  • KABC TV The local Los Angles affiliate of ABC has breaking news and weather information of the Los Angeles region.
  • King County, WA This is one of the more robust government sites. The local governments in this area provide emergency alerts, breaking news and road closure info for the Puget Sound region
  • Emergency E-mail and Notification Network This portal will take you to many notification services provided by government agencies around the country. You can choose which state to receive alerts from and what type of alerts. The alerts can customized from Homeland Security to weather-related.
  • FBI The e-mail alerts from the FBI are more of information that breaking crime alerts, but you never know what might be sent out at any time.
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