Signup for city notifications now available in Orem

Posted at 7:23 PM, Sep 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-24 09:00:19-04

OREM, Utah — Orem police are using a new system to let residents know about emergencies such as power outages, crimes, and non-emergencies like upcoming sporting events.

Orem police officials say the mass communication system allows residents to “opt in” and provide cell phone numbers, email addresses and home phone numbers.

Residents can also pick the categories they want to receive notifications about.

Police say it’s free to the public. Residents also have to option to delete their information when they no longer want to receive notifications.

For more information on signing for Orem Alerts, visit: