FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2014
Convent, LA –
St James Parish Sheriff's Office recently
upgraded its Nixle communications service,
effective August 2014, that
allows us to send important, valuable community information directly to
residents using the latest technology now including voice calls and
The Nixle Community Information Service allows us
to create and publish messages to be delivered to subscribed residents
instantly via cell phone text message, email and/or voice calls. Notifications
can also be accessed online at Nixle’s web site at www.nixle.com.
Messages may include weather alerts, road closures, other sheriff’s activities as well as other relevant safety and community event information.
The service is secure, reliable and easy to use
for our office.
The messages can be sent specifically to
residents registered within a ¼ mile radius, giving them the opportunity to
receive trustworthy information relevant only to their neighborhood. Residents
decide from which local agencies they want to receive information. Subscribers
can also choose the way in which alerts are received, whether it is by email,
text message, voice, or over the web.
builds on the foundations of other public-to-public communication services,
such as Twitter and Facebook, but adds a key component: security. When citizens
receive information from our agency via Nixle, they know it can be trusted.
Residents of St James Parish and
those in neighboring communities can immediately begin receiving pertinent
information via text message, email, voice and web by registering at
We are very excited to have you experience it for yourself.
For more information call us at 225 562-2411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nixle is a community information service provider built exclusively to
provide secure and reliable communications. It is the first authenticated and
secure service that connects municipal agencies and community organizations to
residents in real time, delivering information to geographically targeted
consumers over their cell phones (via text messages), through e-mails and via
Web access. Nixle has secured a partnership with Nlets (the International
Justice and Public Safety Network), allowing local police departments
nationwide to send immediate alerts and advisories. For more information, visit