ReadyNotifyPA helps officials send emergency text alerts and other important notifications to you quickly. Alerts can be sent to your cell phone, pager, BlackBerry, PDA and/or E-mail account. You decide how you’d like to be notified. These alerts are free; however, your cellular provider may charge for text messaging.
Please click below to register a new account for the Community Alert System.
In addition to ReadyNotifyPA, there is another text-based communications system designed specifically for businesses, law enforcement personnel and other first responders which is coordinated by the Philadelphia Police Department and Center City District, called Alert Philadelphia. Alert Philadelphia delivers emergency alerts (users of Alert Philadelphia automatically receive ReadyNotifyPA emergency alerts for Philadelphia) and information on drills, demonstrations or marches, crime patterns, and major traffic detours. Additionally, the Philadelphia Police Department may use the Alert Philadelphia system to request additional information about a crime or incident.
If you are not a registered user of Alert Philadelphia and are a business representative, emergency preparedness professional, first responder or law enforcement representative please click on
Alert Philadelphia for additional information.
Users can be registered on both the Community Alert System and the Alert Philadelphia network.