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Knox County 911, Emergency Management, and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is launching a new Community Information Service designated to deliver important and timely information to the residents of Knox County.  The service, created by Nixle, LLC, delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety notifications by web, e-mail and cell phone.  Nixle is a provider of mass notification services for public safety agencies across the nation.  Nixle is completely simple, trusted and available at no cost to the county or residents of the county.


Residents of Knox County can now take advantage of Nixle,  a community information service that alerts you to public safety threats and community events via web, e-mail, and cell phone. These alerts may include weather, missing person reports, community outreach programs, and other public safety information.  The Knox County Sheriff’s Office encourages all of the residents of Knox County to sign up for Nixle alerts.


Citizens can register to receive messages by sending a text message with their zip code to 888777, via their cellular phones.  Online registration is also available at  There is no cost for anyone to register.  Once registered, users can customize the types of alerts they wish to receive, via text messages to your cellular phone, via an e-mail message, or online. Register now and learn more at


Founded in 2007, Nixle is the leader in trusted notification services for law enforcement and government agencies.  More than 4,800 government agencies throughout the United States use Nixle to communicate with residents via SMS mobile text messaging, email, the Web, and mobile applications.  Over 700,000 citizens relay upon the system.  Nixle is strategically partnered with Nlets to offer the only public messaging service on the International Justice and Public Safety network, a system owned by the fifty states and serving every criminal justice agency in the US and Canada.  Nixle is a privately held company based in San Francisco, CA.  For more information, visit