Fortuna Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle

This is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department:

Fortuna, CA –  The Fortuna Police Department has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.

As a resident, there are several simple ways to register:

  1. Text 95540 to 888777 from your mobile phone
  2. Go to and sign up via the web

Once registered, residents will receive a confirmation text to their mobile device. Residents may also customize their alert settings by going to and creating a User Profile.

The service is secure, reliable and easy to use for our organization.

All Alerts will be targeted geographically, allowing residents to receive localized, relevant alerts from the Fortuna Police Department.  Nixle Alerts can be sent via Text, Email, Voice, Web, Social Media, and the Nixle Mobile App in an instant.  Nixle is partnered with NLETS for unmatched data security, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Blue Alert Network, and Google for unmatched reach and two-way information exchange.

We are very excited to have you experience it for yourself.


One comment

  • FPD Chief Bill Dobberstein and his hard-working staff add another layer of safety for the citizens of Fortuna. Thank you, Chief.

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