Emergency Notifications

GeoCast Web
GeoCast® Web™ is an emergency warning tool used to make rapid emergency telephone notifications to residents and businesses in precise geographic areas. GeoCast will be used by the City of Aurora emergency officials, during emergencies only, to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instruction to those in the affected area(s). You may also opt in to receive crime alerts and public service notifications.

GeoCast Web integrates mapping technology with phone databases, and will automatically call listed and unlisted landline telephone numbers for Aurora residents and businesses.

Online Registration
Cellular phone numbers are not automatically included in the system database, nor are Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems. If you would like to receive these emergency telephone notifications on your cellular or VoIP phone, you must 1st register these phone numbers. Visit the Police Department webpage to register online.

Having trouble registering via the Self-Registration Portal? Download our manual
Registration Form (PDF).
Portage Prepares
Helping citizens prepare for emergencies and disasters at Portage Prepares website.

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