Tag Archives: CodeRED

Podcast: Deputy Police Chief Chuck Walerius on the April 15 CodeRed test (sign up now)

Chuck Walerius, Tracy Davis, Griff Wigleycodered-brochure-sshot Our guest this week was Northfield Deputy Police Chief Chuck Walerius, talking about the new CodeRed emergency notification system for Rice and Steele counties (brochure/FAQ PDF) and the test of the system coming up on April 15.

You can sign up now so that the system alerts you via landline phone, cell phone, text message and email. Just visit either the City of Northfield Police Dept. page or the Emergency info page and click on the CodeRed logo/link. You’ll be sent to a special Rice/Steele page on the CodeRed.com website. (I’m deliberately not linking to it from here in case the URL changes.)

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Keeping CodeRED a secret: two months and counting

codered-sshotThere’s an article in Wednesday’s Nfld News titled Police upgrade emergency message system and an editorial today titled CodeRED should add weather alerts.

But a search of the City’s web site for the word ‘CodeRed’ brings up “Sorry, no data matching the query "codered " were found.”

It gets worse.

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