Looking to be more aware of public safety issues in Montgomery County?
Community members can now sign up for a county program that will send news alerts about crime trends, missing persons and serious incidents to cell phones and email.
Through the Community Alert System, Montgomery County Police can connect subscribers to the issues and areas they care about. Users can sign up for alerts spanning whole policing districts, as well as individualized beats and groups, such as Montgomery County Public Schools and parks.
To sign up for the alerts, visit https://alert.montgomerycountymd.gov/. For specific information regarding which beats users should subscribe to, email firstname.lastname@example.org.