N.J. to use California-based web service for traffic, emergency alerts

    The New Jersey State Police and Office of Emergency Management have chosen a San Francisco-based web service for the Garden State’s alert system.

    Residents can register with Nixle Connect to receive text and email alerts from there areas for things like traffic, Amber Alerts, safety tips and emergency notification, the Gloucester County Times reports.
    New Jersey isn’t the only state operating its alert system through Nixle. The company says it serves more than 4,800 government agencies and more than 700,000 citizens around the country.

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