Local

May 23, 2014

Register cell, VoIP phones for emergency alerts

City of Sierra Vista

City and county residents can now register their cell and Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, phone numbers to receive information in case a local emergency situation arises. Register now at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov and click on the link on the home page.

The City of Sierra Vista, the only area provider with Reverse 911 capabilities, has recently upgraded its system to accommodate residents without traditional landlines.

“Adding this capability was necessary to ensure accurate and timely information for residents’ safety as more people are dropping their landline and using cell or VoIP phones as their only telephone service,” says Adam Thrasher, Sierra Vista deputy police chief.

Those who register will be asked to provide their name, address, primary and secondary numbers and email addresses. After entering your home address, a map on the site will show the geographic location that should match your address. If the location is inaccurate, simply use your mouse to move the map pin and update your location. “This is especially useful for people who may live down a long drive,” Thrasher says.

A final step to registration is to verify the primary email address. After registering, an automatic email will be sent that includes a confirmation link.

Information entered on the site is kept confidential and will only be used to share emergency information. When an emergency situation arises, only residents living in the affected area will be notified by the system.

The database is updated by the provider every Monday, so residents are urged not to wait for an emergency to enter their phone number into the system.

Frequently asked questions about the system is available online at www.SierraVistaAz.gov. Questions can be emailed to SVPD@SierraVistaAZ.gov or call 452.7500.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Maranda Flynn

Sergeant Major of the Army talks Fort Huachuca’s leadership, success in Army’s future

Maranda Flynn Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III speaks to Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Soldiers about battle buddy safety during a town hall meeting held at Cochise Theater, Aug. 20. As force reduction kicks into gear, Soldier...
 
 

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day — 2014

The Nation’s Annual Observance of Women’s Equality Day commemorates the addition of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees women the right to vote. This victory moved our Nation forward on the path towards equal civil and political rights for all Americans. The roles of women in the Army have changed dramatically since 1775....
 
 
Courtesy of the International Military Student Office

IMSO plays integral part in international students’ lives here

Courtesy of the International Military Student Office International military students meet U.S. Representative Ron Barber while taking a week-long trip to Washington D.C. The trip was organized by the International Military Stu...
 

 

New 35Q course offered at Fort Huachuca NCOA

The new Cryptologic Network Warfare Analyst Advanced Leader Course, ALC, resumed its second cycle of classes this month at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, NCOA. The 288-hour, small group-led ALC prepares noncommissioned officers to assume supervisory roles in cyber analysis and operation elements. Upon completion, Soldiers should be able to apply critical thinking while supervising and...
 
 
Lisa Ferdinando

Army focuses on good energy stewardship to protect mission

Lisa Ferdinando Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, speaks at a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2013. WASHINGTON — The Army is focused on being a good ...
 
 

Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp Civilian career management

ARLINGTON, Va. — During a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, approximately 30 members of the Senior Executive Service, or SES, gathered to discuss how to improve Civilian career development. Army Under Secretary Brad Carson hosted the event, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops and...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin