Emergency Notifications

CodeRED
The Aurora Police Department has an emergency alert system through CodeRED. CodeRED is an emergency warning tool used to make rapid emergency telephone, text, and email notifications to residents and businesses in the city. CodeRED will be used only to alert community members for the for the notifications they opt-in to receive. These can include emergencies, general notifications, Tornado Warnings, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, and Flash Flood Warnings. 

Residents can register to receive alerts by sending the text message "AuroraAlerts" to99411. Residents can also register to receive alerts at the self-registration portal. You may remove phone and emails from the notification service at any time. 

CodeRED is also available as a mobile app on iPhone and Android devices.

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