The Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) is providingSmart911, which allows residents to create a free safety profile for their household at www.smart911.com that can include information necessary for 911 call takers to have in the event of an emergency. Details can include names and photos of all family members, medical conditions, allergies, pets, and emergency contacts. The Safety Profile will immediately display to 911 call takers when the resident makes an emergency calls, and also provides a way for residents to include information that will enhance disaster response such as power needs for medical equipment, evacuation assistance and sheltering needs. In the event of a natural disaster, public safety officials will be able to quickly determine which residents need assistance.
Smart911 also provides the capability to conduct Mass Emergency Alerting callouts, allowing residents to opt-in to receive emergency alerts from public safety officials based on geographic locations of events. These mass notifications can be sent through various means of communications including phone, text or e-mail.
All options for Smart911 are managed by residents at www.smart911.com and can be changed or updated at any time. There is no cost to residents who register with Smart911.