Emergency Notification Systems

In order to provide better customer service and accessibility to police services, the following FAQs, answers, web links and other information is provided.  If you cannot find the information you need below, please contact us at (626) 744-4501.


The Pasadena Police and Fire Departments utilize two primary public notification systems to advise the Pasadena community of public safety alert and community information. Nixle is the primary system for the Police Department. Residents, visitors and businesses are encouraged to register at “nixle.com” to receive trusted alerts at no cost by cellphone text message, e-mail and/or the web. Registration is fast and easy and users set their personal level of notification and geographic areas.

For public safety notification from the Fire Department, register for emergency alerts at: http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/disaster/ and select the Emergency Notifications (PLEAS) link.  There are a variety of emergency notification you may select. If you receive an email from PasadenaLocalAlert@cityofpasadena.net, important information will be included.  Citizens are encouraged to view the City’s website for disaster preparedness information.   

The Police and Fire Departments utilize Reverse-911 to notify residents and business of police activity in their immediate area impacting safety and/or traffic. These notifications are restricted to landlines, no cellphones. 

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Posted: 3/17/2014 11:30:00 AM
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