Nixle is a text/email resource to provide the community with information such as: Weather alerts, Missing Children/Amber Alerts, Detour Information, Roadway Advisories, and even upcoming community events. To get messages sent to your cell phone via text or your email address please click here. Standard text message rates will apply.
If you have questions about Nixle and The Ottawa Police Department please contact Officer Carder, 419-523-3449.
Nixle is a way to receive information quickly by email or text message about our community.
- Alert Notifications: Alerts are time sensitive information such as, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, Missing Children, Gas Leaks, etc. This notifications are meant to be for when loss life or property is potentially imminent.
- Advisory Notifications: Advisories are time sensitive information but not as sensitive as Alerts. They would include such items as, Severe Thunderstorm Watches, Wanted Persons, School Closings or Delays, Road Closures (Flood Road Closures), Traffic Congestion, etc.
- Community Notifications: Community Notifications are items that affect the community but are not time sensitive. These notifications would include items such as, Reminders about upcoming events, Crime Prevention Information, etc.
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