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Posted on: July 20, 2023


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University Park Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle


University Park, MD - The Town of University Park has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. 


You may register by sending this simple text message: 


Text your ZIPCODE to 888777 from your mobile phone


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 Town of University Park.  Nixle Alerts can be sent via Text, Email, Web, 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.


About Nixle

Founded in 2009, Nixle provides a mass communications hub built exclusively for government to provide secure, reliable, and relevant information to residents in real-time.   Today, over 7,200 Agencies around the United States rely on Nixle for Community Engagement and Emergency Communications. Nixle’s exclusive partnerships with NLETS, Google and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children allows local police departments nationwide to send immediate alerts and advisories. For more information, visit



Chief Harvey R. Baker

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