Citizen Alert Emergency Notification System in Walla Walla is ready to go

Citizen Alert Emergency Notification System in Walla Walla is ready to go »Play Video
WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- Residents in Walla Walla can rest a little easier. The new Citizen Alert Emergency Notification System is ready to go.

It's prompted by any emergency..from severe weather to a police manhunt. The Alert System contacts businesses and residents who are listed in the phone book or have registered to receive the alerts.

“Through cell phones, their Internet, text message devices, and emails and they can actually choose their method of notification on-line", says Jim Duncan, Director of Emergency Management.

You can set up to 9 different ways to receive the alerts. There is no charge to use it and its available to all Walla Walla citizens. For information on how to register click here.