A child is missing, a hurricane or tornado is approaching, a break-in occurs or a general message is needed to be sent to the community. Quick and accurate communication between law enforcement officials and community alliances is now available through CodeRED.
What is the CodeRED Notification System?
CodeRED is a Community Messaging System, used to notify residences of emergency, non-emergency and general information through an automated telephone dialing system, which sends a message automatically to thousands of targeted residences and/or contact data bases.
How the Community Benefits From Use of CodeRED
When important information needs to be communicated, CodeRED will allow the affected members of the community to be notified in a fraction of the time it would take town officials to manually convey these messages.
Take Advantage of the CodeRED Notification System
Most residents will not need to take action in order to receive notification of events on their home telephone. However, if you have recently moved into Westford, changed your home phone number, or have an unlisted phone number you will need to register your phone number. If you had previously registered in the CityWatch system you do not need to register again in CodeRED.
In addition to your home phone number you can register any number of additional numbers, two at a time. These can be cell phone or work numbers. The numbers do not need to be located in Westford as long as the address you register them against is. In other words, you can register a phone number in Boston against your home address in Westford.
You can also register to receive notification via email and SMS.