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After less than one year in service, the free Alert I.D. program is being credited with helping to lower Washoe County's crime rate by a staggering 32 percent. When people are aware, and they have information, they can do great things, said Sheriff Mike Haley.

 

Governor Brian Sandoval and his cabinet leaders will now receive emergency updates about crimes, disasters and emergencies through AlertID, the free service that now provides such information to tens of thousands of Nevadans.

Recent news coverage on AlertID (to view press releases, click here)

Nevada:  AlertID Exceeds 1 Million Users; in 85% of U.S. Zip Codes

KTVN 2 News - November 19, 2013
AlertID, the fastest growing secure neighborhood social networking platform, has exceeded 1 million registered members, and today released version 4.0 of its public safety alert and communication system. The upgrade to the mobile application and online service makes it even easier for neighbors and groups to receive trusted public safety alerts and share them, and other important messages, across their networks in real time.  Watch now

Georgia:  Special Report: Tracking Predators

WALB 10 News - November 19, 2013
There is an App you can download to protect your kids from sex predators. And with the number of sex offenders rising, South Georgia parents are grateful for this technology. You can sign up on line and download the app on your smart phone for free. The GPS shows you where you are that's the blinking blue circle and click on any one of the icons to pull up the information on sex offenders in that particular area.  Watch now

Ohio:  New app, website launched to alert of area sex offenders

WXIX Fox 19 - September 30, 2013
A new application and website is available that makes it easier to find out where sex offenders live and work. It's called AlertID and the app made its debut in Ohio in September. There are roughly 1,400 sex offenders in Hamilton County. Chances are you don't know where the majority of them live or work. But now this new technology is something that can help protect you and your family.  Watch now

Louisiana:  New smartphone app alerts parents to nearby sex offenders

WAFB CBS 9 - September 17, 2013
There is a new, powerful tool that is helping parents track sex offenders and do more to protect their kids. The smartphone app called Alert ID was launched Tuesday in Louisiana. Romero (parent of two young boys) is using the AlertID app. The tool uses GPS and local law enforcement websites to notify parents of registered sex offenders who live in the area. When you click on the yellow diamond, you get instant access to the offender's name, photo and rap sheet. Watch now

Nevada:  AlertID proves useful app in finding missing children

KVVU Fox 5 - August 8, 2013
It's hard to imagine the unthinkable for any parent if their child were to go missing, and for many parents, even thinking about what to do first is difficult. Alerting authorities is literally a few simple clicks on an iPhone or iPad. With the AlertID app, a parent can store identifying information, such as height, weight and hair color of their child and take a current picture. "My family wallet is an easy way to keep information on you at all times about your kid". Watch now

Nevada:  Neighborhood in Fear After Random Shootings

8 News Now - August 6, 2013
Henderson Police are on the hunt for the person or people responsible for a series of late night shootings in the community of Eastern Avenue and Windmill Parkway. Neighbors used a website called AlertID to band together in getting the word out about the shootings and posted pictures of the incidents. The website is a free crime fighting tool and it can send you information to your cell phone or email about things happening in your neighborhood.  Watch now

Nevada:  Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, the National Crime Prevention Council, and AlertID Join Forces

KXNT 101.5 FM/840 AM - July 30, 2013
"We want to protect our children from the ever present challenges that they all face today. AlertID's Live Safely Resource Center provides a safe and trusted place to find the information and resources that can help parents, teachers, and children make better decisions and change lives," Andre Agassi, founder of the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, said. Listen now

Florida:  App helps keep kids safe while traveling

WJXT News 4 - July 22, 2013
Log on to AlertID.com. This site and free app can be a parent's personal security system when traveling. First, it offers information about the area you plan to visit. For example, enter an address and a map shows sex offenders in the area. You can also access local crime information and register for alerts during your trip. It works for travel in all 50 states.  Read more

Technology:  How to Stay Safe with Broadband Internet, Las Vegas Sun Op-Ed

Broadband for America - July 8, 2013
In today's increasingly connected world, broadband Internet plays a large role in not only keeping people informed of events from around their world, but also about ones happening in their own back yards. Over the weekend Ken Wiles, CEO of AlertID, authored an op-ed published in the Las Vegas Sun where he discusses how broadband is improving public safety on a local level.  Read more

California:  McGruff the Crime Dog helps keep families safe on July 4th

San Diego Pets Magazine - June 27, 2013
On July 1, 2013, the iconic symbol of crime prevention McGruff the Crime Dog turns 33, signifying more than three decades of delivering crime prevention messages on topics from gang violence and intellectual property theft to cyberbullying and elder abuse.In the past year alone, McGruff and NCPC have made several notable accomplishments (including) embracing technology in crime prevention through a partnership with AlertID, a service that provides a safe way to receive trusted public safety alerts and share information with neighbors.  Read more

Georgia:  McGruff the Crime Dog helps keep families safe on July 4th

WTOC 11 - June 27, 2013
The National Crime Prevention Council and AlertID have joined forces to provide important safety tips and advice to help families keep safe over the holiday and every day. Enjoy Independence Day by keeping these important travel and safety tips in mind to help protect you and your family. Parents should prepare in advance to become familiar with any places they and their family will visit over Independence Day. Parents may register for FREE at AlertID.com.  Read more

Washington:  Visiting businessmen made Soldiers for a day

Northwest Guardian, Joint Base Lewis-McChord - June 25, 2013
CEOs, best-selling authors, investors, and successful business owners became the first to take part in American Dream U, an organization that assembles some of the country's most thriving and savvy entrepreneurs and brings them to U.S. military installations to offload some of their experience. (Attendees included) Ultimate Fighter Forrest Griffin; Ben Huh, CEO of the popular comedy blog The Cheezburger Network; New York Times Best Selling author Ramit Sethi; and Ken Wiles, CEO of AlertID, an online social network that provides public safety alerts to families and communities. Read more

South Dakota:  Tracking Sexual Predators With An App

Keloland TV - May 24, 2013
Nationally, more than 2,000 kids are reported missing every day. To protect their children, some parents are turning to a new app that pinpoints exactly where sex offenders live in your neighborhood. "I do think it's a good idea because I am a very naive person and I need to know that," Lisa Tiensvold said. AlertID just added South Dakota to their database this year to help parents be more aware. Watch now

Nevada:    AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Join Forces

8 News Now - May 23, 2013
"Keeping kids safe while traveling can prove challenging for parents. Being prepared and practicing simple safety rules will help protect your children every day, including while on travel," said Ann M. Harkins, NCPC President and CEO. Have fun over the Memorial Day weekend, but keep these important travel and safety tips in mind to help protect you and your children.   Watch now

New York:    Daytime burglars target homes along DeWitt-Syracuse border: Crime database

Syracuse.com - May 15, 2013
DeWitt police are investigating after a spike in burglaries. The burglars appear to be casing out residences while people are at work, then breaking windows or cutting screens to get in. DeWitt Police Sgt. Scott Kapral said residents in DeWitt and those just over the city line can sign up for online crime alerts on www.AlertID.com. You will need to sign up with a specific address to get alerts for your neighborhood, which are distributed based on GPS location.  Read more

Washington D.C.:   AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Help Keep Kids Safe Over Memorial Day Weekend

AlertID Ups the Ante on Public Safety with Alerts - May 23, 2013
The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to McGruff the Crime Dog, and AlertID join forces to provide important safety tips and advice to help families keep safe over the holiday. "National Missing Children's Day is an excellent opportunity to assess the choices we make to live safely. We encourage every family to enroll in AlertID to get the information they need to protect children. With families traveling over Memorial Day, and throughout the summer, being informed and prepared can truly help to save lives", according to AlertID's Founder, Keli Wilson. Read more

Technology:   AlertID Ups the Ante on Public Safety with Alerts

AlertID Ups the Ante on Public Safety with Alerts - March 27, 2013
This first of its kind online and mobile service makes an attempt to bridge the gap that exists between public safety and communities. It has recently expanded its service by providing (sex offender databases) SODs information and alerts to the entire state of South Dakota as well as 232 million other people across the U.S. AlertID appears to be well on the way to evolving into a very good public safety and security resource.  Read more

Montana:   New program in Montana raises awareness crimes

KFBB ABC (Great Falls, MT) - March 20, 2013
AlertID, an online and mobile service available at no cost to the public, announced today that it provides information and alerts from state sex offender databases for the entire state of Montana, as well as 232 million people, or 74 percent of the US population, via online, email and mobile application. The information contained in the SODs is only to be used to protect families, and AlertID members determine whether they want to receive the alerts and for what geographic areas.  Watch now

Oregon:   Sheriff's office partners with AlertID to track neighborhood safety issues

Portland Tribune (Portland, OR) - March 14, 2013
The Clackamas County Sheriff�s Office has partnered with Las Vegas AlertID, a private company that provides up-to-date information about crime, predatory sex offenders and other public-safety issues affecting local neighborhoods. The sheriff's office is the first law-enforcement agency in Oregon to make AlertID available to the community it serves.  Read more

Alabama:   Tracking Sex Offenders In Alabama: There�s An App For That

WHNT 19 News (Huntsville, AL) - March 12, 2013
AlertID has found a growth formula in emailing bulletins to members to warn them of area crimes or emergencies. The company, launched in Las Vegas in 2009, has opened offices in the past 18 months in California, Texas, Florida and New York. It just announced a national crime-fighting partnership that will boost its reach and it has a new corporate headquarters at one of the world's largest data centers to help it expand even faster.  Read more

Oregon:   Clackamas County, Nevada company launch free public-safety alerts

The Oregonian (Portland, OR) - March 2, 2013
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is offering a new online service for residents to receive free, up-to-date alerts about public-safety issues. The sheriff's office has teamed up with AlertID, a Las Vegas-based company that collects, sorts and distributes information on crimes, predatory sex offenders, terrorism, traffic snarls, weather advisories and environmental emergencies.  Read more

Nevada:   Crime-and-disaster alert business plans move to big data center

Las Vegas Review Journal (Las Vegas, NV) - February 10, 2013
AlertID has found a growth formula in emailing bulletins to members to warn them of area crimes or emergencies. The company, launched in Las Vegas in 2009, has opened offices in the past 18 months in California, Texas, Florida and New York. It just announced a national crime-fighting partnership that will boost its reach and it has a new corporate headquarters at one of the world's largest data centers to help it expand even faster.  Read more

Idaho:   New alert system unveiled in Rexburg

KIFI ABC (Idaho Falls, ID) - February 7, 2013
The city of Rexburg now has instant access to crimes and safety alerts thanks to the Rexburg Police Department partnering with AlertID. It's a free online web service, providing updates on locations of crimes and sex offender residency. The public can also create contact. Watch now  Watch now

Family:   New Technology to Help Protect Families with Alzheimers and Parkinsons.

Senior Connections Magazine - January 8, 2013
New Technology to Help Protect Families with Alzheimers and Parkinsons is Now Available Nationwide. AlertID provides a free national program for families to share information with law enforcement and other family members quickly in the event that an elderly member of the family becomes missing, helping to reunite families and protect the more than 5 million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer�s disease or other forms of dementia.  Read more

Family:   New Technology to Help Protect Families with Alzheimers and Parkinsons.

NBC Channel 4 (Reno, NV) - December 13, 2012
Today, AlertID is announcing the availability of sex offender alerts to residents in New Mexico and Minnesota in addition to states already supported including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. Read more  Read more

Florida:   App expands to help track people with Alzheimer's

Daytona Beach News Journal (Appleton - Fox Cities, WI) - December 5, 2012 
An app developed to help families track sex offenders and predators has been expanded to help track people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in the event they go missing. AlertID’s own broadcast system is made available to law enforcement agencies for free, which allows the agencies to broadcast "Silver Alerts" that notify the public when cognitively impaired drivers go missing. Read more

Health and Research:   New Technology to Help Protect Families with Alzheimer�s and Parkinson's

Alzheimer's Daily News - December 4 2012 
AlertID is providing a free national program for families to share information with law enforcement and other family members quickly in the event that an elderly member of the family becomes missing, helping to reunite families and protect the more than 5 million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.

Idaho :   Halloween perfect time to sign up for AlertID

Morning News (Blackfoot, ID) - October 30, 2012
Paul Hardwicke, Community Programs Coordinator for the Blackfoot Police Department, said Bingham County was the first in the state to take on AlertID nine months ago, and he wants to continue to get the word out about this 'first of its kind' public safety information program. Hardwicke said that while registering for AlertID does require putting in some basic personal information, no one has access to the information and it will never be sold to an outside source. Read more

Florida :   AlertID helps families keep kids safe on Halloween

ABC 27 ( Tallahassee, FL) - October 29, 2012
AlertID is a company aiming to keep families safe as well. It allows members to share important information with each other and law enforcement. They have free app for mobile devices. AlertID Founder, Keli Wilson says, "Your looking at a route considering taking your kids trick or treating. Take it with you and you will be able to see the sex offenders right on the map". Watch now

Nevada :   AlertID helps families keep kids safe on Halloween

Fox 5 News ( Las Vegas, NV) - October 29, 2012 AlertID conducts live interview with Vegas Fox 5 on how AlertID is helping families keep kids safe on Halloween... Being aware of potential threats in their neighborhoods is crucial to helping families and communities protect themselves...Our mission is to provide information and tools to help protect families and communities not just on Halloween, but every day. To sign up for a free account or for more information, go to www.AlertID.com . Watch now

Kentucky , Missouri, Illinois:   Halloween Safety Tips from AlertID

Heartland News 12 (KY, MO, IL) - October 26, 2012
Snap a photo of the child prior to heading out on Halloween night and upload it, along with an accurate, up-to-date description, to AlertID's My Family Wallet (located on AlertID's free mobile app). If the child goes missing, members may access the information on their smartphones and send it instantly to law enforcement when every moment counts... Watch now

California :   AlertID offers tips on how families can stay safe on Halloween

CBS 2 (Los Angeles, CA) - October 25, 2012
"Being aware of potential threats in their neighborhoods is crucial to helping families and communities protect themselves," said Keli Wilson, mom of three and founder, AlertID. "Our mission is to provide information and tools to help protect families and communities not just on Halloween, but every day." To sign up for a free account or for more information, go to AlertID.com. Watch now

California :   Know More on Staying Safe this Halloween

CBS 5 ( San Francisco, CA) - October 24, 2012
Parents should be familiar with homes and occupants on their child's trick-or-treat route. Parents may register for FREE at AlertID.com, enter their address and instantly see an easy-to-read map showing sex offenders residing or working in the vicinity as well as view sex offenders wherever they are with the AlertID free mobile app. Members also receive alerts when new sex offender data becomes available. Watch now

Colorado :   Know More on Staying Safe this Halloween

KKCO 11 News ( Grand Junction, CO) - October 24, 2012
Now parents are getting some help from a smartphone app. Mother Keli Wilson got the idea for her Alert ID app after getting separated from her children at an amusement park. The free app allows users to see sex offenders residing or working in the area, something that could come in handy when planning those trick-or-treating routes. Watch now

Technology:   Find Local Sex Offenders With AlertID

Gizmofusion.com - October 22, 2012
Residents may register for free with AlertID, provide the addresses of areas they would like to monitor and then see a map displaying the locations of registered sex offenders in those areas. AlertID members will receive alerts on their smartphones, tablets and email whenever any information about existing sex offenders changes or when new sex offenders move into any of their monitored areas. Read more

California :   Are you Living Next to a Sex Offender in Dublin, CA?

Around Dublin Blog ( Dublin, CA) - October 21, 2012
Readers in and around Dublin, CA now have universal access to crime and threat advisories, sex offender alerts, severe weather advisories, online community watch discussion groups, an interactive crime and emergency map, and other important information thanks to a collaboration between the Alameda County Sheriff�s Office and AlertID. Read more

Nevada :   "Knock & Lock" campaign created to fight crime in Incline Village

Fox Reno ( Reno, NV) - October 18, 2012
Volunteers visit nearly 300 residences with information about home and vehicle safety as well as child safety tips parents can follow to protect their children at home, on the street and on the internet. Volunteers will also hand out information about AlertID, a free online service that allows residents to receive and exchange critical information happening in their neighborhoods. Read more

Tennessee :   New App Offers Sex Offender Alerts

7 Eyewitness News ( Jackson, TN) - October 17, 2012
A new smartphone application that allows users to track sex offenders living in their neighborhood is now available in Tennessee. AlertID is a free app available for parents to use on their smartphones or online. The app sends push notifications if a sex offender moves in down the street or close-by. Watch now

Colorado :   Free Sex Offender Alerts Now Available to Everyone in Colorado

Fox 21 News ( Colorado Springs, CO) - October 16, 2012
AlertID now makes up-to-date sex offender information and alerts available to more than 200 million people or about two-thirds of U.S. residents. Today, AlertID is announcing the availability of sex offender alerts to residents in Colorado. These critical alerts are delivered directly to members' computers and mobile devices, thanks to AlertID. Watch now

Tennessee :   AlertID expands sex offender watch service to Tennessee

Local 8 Now CBS ( Knoxville, TN) - October 16, 2012
AlertID announced it has expanded its coverage to five more states, including Tennessee. The company, which provides up-to-date sex offender information and alerts said it now can reach more than 200 million people, or 2/3 of the country. AlertID allows users to provide address of areas important to them, such as their home, work, school, playgrounds, and see a map of sex offenders in those areas. Watch now

Carolinas:   AlertID expands sex offender alerts to 200M across

Beach Carolina Magazine (NC and SC Beaches) - October 16, 2012
Today AlertID is announcing the availability of sex offender alerts to residents in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Colorado, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee in addition to states already supported...These critical alerts are delivered directly to members' computers and mobile devices, thanks to AlertID. Read more

Nevada:   Online program solving coyote problem

CBS Channel 2 News (Reno, NV) - October 10, 2012
More and more wildlife are coming down into the city, particularly coyotes. There have been a number of incidents involving coyotes taking pets in east Reno and some areas of Sparks. Thanks to a nationwide online program called AlertID, the problem is being addressed. One woman had her dog taken from her by a pack of coyotes. She was so frustrated she started writing about it in a forum on AlertID's website. That post sparked a whole conversation about the issue.    Watch now

Oaklahoma:   Critical safety information when it counts

Broken Arrow Ledger (Broken Arrow, OK) - October 10, 2012
A national company is now giving Oklahomans the opportunity to know when a registered sex offender moves into their area. "In many states, including Oklahoma, we have sex offender alerts where they tie directly into the state sex offender database, and as soon as any changes come from the database, we alert all of our members".   Read more

Nevada:�� AlertID announces the launch of the Secure Social Network

My News 4 NBC (Nevada) - October 2, 2012
AlertID, the established leader in making the country's public safety information universally accessible via free mobile applications on smartphones and tablets, as well as via email, announces the launch of its newest service, the AlertID Secure Social Network. Individuals, families, communities, schools, co-workers, public safety officials and others concerned about the safety of communicating on social networks now have a safe and easy way to share important information quickly. Watch Now

North Carolina: AlertID expands sex offender alert services to include North Carolina

ABC11 (Raleigh, NC) - August 8, 2012
AlertID, which provides a free online and mobile service for members and public safety officials, today announced that it provides alerts from state sex offender databases �to 166 million people or more than half (53%) of the US population. AlertID's sex offender alerts are now available to residents in North Carolina, Georgia and Oklahoma in addition to states already supported including Florida, Illinois, California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Nevada, Idaho and Arizona.�Watch now

Georgia: New App Sends Free Sex Offender Alerts

41NBC/WMGT ( Macon, GA) - August 8, 2012
Parents are always doing what they can to keep their families safe and now there is an app that's making it even easier. AlertID is a free service that sends sex offender alerts. The service is available to 166 million people across the nation. The company announced on Wednesday that Georgia is one of the newest states to get the app. Watch now

Texas:���San Antonio detectives perform random visits to registered sex offenders

Kens5 News (San Antonio, TX) - July 26, 2012
Reporter accompanies detectives from the Bexar County Sheriff's office in San Antonio, while they make random visits to the homes of registered sex offenders to ensure compliance with release protocols. AlertID currently provides sex offender alerts and updates to residents in Texas and many other states across the county. Watch now

Florida:   Free service that is now open to Floridians to track sexual offenders

GTN News (Gainesville, FL) - July 12, 2012
There is a new, free service that is now open to Floridians to track sexual offenders. AlertID will send text messages, email notifications, and app alerts whenever a sex offender moves into or out of your neighborhood. Watch now

Florida:   CBS Orlando reports on AlertID's expansion to Florida

CBS Local 6 (Orlando, FL) - July 11, 2012
Parents have a new tool for helping keep kids safe from sex offenders but it does much more than that. A new service called AlertID just expanded to Florida this week. It's easy to sign up for a free membership. AlertID provides information on sex offenders as well as weather and other national alerts.   Watch now

Nevada:   CBS Reno - AlertID expands sex offender alert services to 10 states

CBS Channel 2 News (Reno, NV) - July 11, 2012
AlertID now provides alerts from state sex offender databases for more than 144 million people or more than 45 percent of the US population. Today, AlertID is announcing the availability of sex offender alerts to residents in Illinois and Florida in addition to states already supported including California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Nevada, Idaho and Arizona.   Watch now

Florida:   New service in Florida allows parents to conveniently monitor nearby sex offenders

Channel 4 News (Jacksonville, FL) - July 11, 2012
AlertID allows residents to get messages straight to their phone if an offender moves nearby. The free service is now available for the first time in Florida. Once parents sign up, they can view a map of offenders in their area, and if one moves nearby, they'll receive a text message on their cellphone. Some parents say it can make protecting their families more convenient than ever.   Watch now

Nevada:   Live interview with AlertID Founder, Keli Wilson

KOH AM Radio (Reno, NV) - July 11, 2012
Keli Wilson, Founder of AlertID, talks to KOH AM Radio about the companies expansion of its sex offender alert services to 144M people across the US. AlertID now provides sex offender notifications in 10 states across the country and has plans to announce additional states in the coming weeks.   Listen now

Technology:   AlertID Expands Service to 144 Million People Free Sex Offender Alerts Now Available to Nearly Half of US Population

Digital Journal (National) - July 10, 2012
The many recent high profile sex offender cases in the media have put families on high alert about where sex offenders are in their neighborhoods, according to Keli Wilson, Founder of AlertID. With AlertID, members can view a local map showing where registered offenders are in their neighborhoods. If an offender moves into their neighborhood or near their school, AlertID will automatically send an alert.  Read more

Technology:   Free Sex Offender Alerts Now Available to Nearly Half of US Population

My Techno Source (National) - July 10, 2012
The many recent high profile sex offender cases in the media have put families on high alert about where sex offenders are in their neighborhoods, according to Keli Wilson, Founder of AlertID. Today, AlertID is announcing the availability of sex offender alerts to residents in Illinois and Florida in addition to states already supported including California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Nevada, Idaho and Arizona.

Technology:   AlertID Expands Service to Nearly Half of US Population

Virtual Strategy Magazine (National) - July 10, 2012
With AlertID, members can view a local map showing where registered offenders are in their neighborhoods. If an offender moves into their neighborhood or near their school, AlertID will automatically send an alert. Also included in each alert are important safety tips. If traveling to other areas, members can access the same information with AlertID�s free mobile app.  Read more

Arizona: Free Mobile App from AlertID Helps Protect Families and Pets Over the July 4th Holiday

Tulsa Pets Magazine (Arizona) - July 2, 2012
My Family Wallet, which is one part of AlertID's mobile app, provides parents with a secure, convenient way to store current information and photos of their children and other family members, including pets, directly on their smart phones. In the event that a parent needs to report a missing child or family member, AlertID gives them the ability to send this critical information to law enforcement or other security officials in seconds with the push of a button.�Read more

Nevada: Seniors in Henderson learn how to use AlertID to stay informed about crime in their neighborhoods

8 News Now CBS (Las Vegas, NV) - June 26, 2012
The Henderson Police Department provided an instructional class on AlertID to seniors at the Annabelle Pines Senior Center. Seniors were shown how they can use the information provided through AlertID to stay informed about crime, sex offenders, severe weather and missing children in their communities.Watch now

Information Sharing: AlertID Launches Free Mobile App; Online Services

911 Magazine (National) - June 22, 2012
AlertID, which has enhances public safety and reduce crime, introduced its free mobile app and on-line services that redefine the way in which critical public safety information is communicated and shared among public safety officials and the citizens that they protect.�Read more

Nevada: How close can sex offenders live to schools?

My News 4 NBC (Nevada) - June 20, 2012
Police say its important to know your surroundings -- and understand who's living near you. Websites like AlertID and the state sex offender registry make it easy to find out if an offender is living in your neighborhood. Police say arming yourself with that kind of knowledge is your best defense against predators. Watch Now

Texas: AlertID expands state sex offender registries alerts

Bandera County Courier (Texas) - June 14, 2012
AlertID, a free online and mobile service for members and public safety officials, now provides universal access to and alerts from state sex offender database (SOD) information for more than 112 million people or more than 35 percent of the US population. States now supported by AlertID are California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Nevada, Idaho and Arizona. Read more

Arizona: AlertID now provides sex offender alerts in Arizona

ABC Channel 15 (Phoenix, AZ) - June 4, 2012
AlertID is now providing sex offender alerts in Arizona. The company recently expanded their platform to include a total of eight states with more states expected to come online soon. AlertID will notify members of sex offenders in their area and when there is a change in the registry. Watch now

Arizona: Sex Offender Alerts Now Include Arizona

KFYI News Talk Radio (Phoenix, AZ) - June 4, 2012  
Arizona has become one of the states covered by a new free mobile app that notifies you about sex offenders in whatever area you happen to be in...The AlertID app allows residents of eight states which include 35 percent of the US population to use their mobile device to get alerts about sex offenders in the area where they live or are visiting.  Listen now

Arizona:  A parent's must-have, AlertID makes public safety info truly public

East Valley Tribune (Arizona) - May 31, 2012
Beginning this week, AlertID.com expanded to include Arizona in its database. Seven other states have the service. Two more states come online by the end of June and the founders hope the rest are on board by the end of this year. Read more

Maryland:  AlertID sex offender alerts now available in Maryland

WBAL 11 NBC (Baltimore, MD) - May 30, 2012
CBS Baltimore reports on AlertID sex offender alerts. AlertID announced the expansion of its sex offender alert services which now include California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York. AlertID plans to announce additional states in the coming weeks.  Watch now  

California:  New cellphone app tracks sex offenders in Santa Cruz County, state

Mercury News (Silicon Valley, CA) - May 30, 2012
"We connect directly to the sex offender website," AlertID founder Keli Wilson said in an interview. "Any time anything in their profile changes - they move, they get a tattoo, a new job - it notifies everyone in our network." Read more  

Maryland:  AlertID offers cellphone alerts about sex offenders

Today MSNBC.com (Baltimore, MD) - May 30, 2012
Maryland now supports AlertID, which gives subscribers access to the Maryland Sex Offender Registry. The system provides users with a map that accesses the state's entire database and sends alerts to members when information in each offender's file changes. Read more  

Nevada:  AlertID expands sex offender alert services

8 News Now CBS  (Las Vegas, NV) - May 30, 2012
AlertID Founder, Keli Wilson, talks to CBS about the expansion of the Sex Offender Alerts to California, Arizona, Texas, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. AlertID also currently provides sex offender alerts to Nevada and Idaho.  Watch now  

California:  AlertID Expands Free Service Providing Alerts from State Sex Offender Registries to Cover More Than 112 Million People

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA) - May 30, 2012
AlertID, a free online and mobile service for members and public safety officials, now provides universal access to and alerts from state sex offender database ("SOD") information for more than 112 million people or more than 35 percent of the US population. Read more  

Maryland:  Sex Offender Alerts Now Available to All Residents of Maryland

Baynet.com (Maryland) - May 30, 2012
"I encourage all residents to be armed with this information and AlertID is doing a great service for the safety of our children by making this information easy to access and also alerting residents of any changes", Stephanie Parker, Chairperson Nevada Amber Alert Committee. Read more  

California:  New cellphone app tracks sex offenders in Santa Cruz County

Monterey Herald (Santa Cruz, California) - May 30, 2012
A new cellphone application launched across California on Wednesday makes it easier to view maps and information on registered sex offenders. The free app, called AlertID, takes information from the state's sex offender database and creates maps and easy-to-read information for smartphones. Read more  

New York:  AlertID Expands Free Service Providing Alerts from State Sex Offender Registries to Cover More Than 112 Million People

Times Union (Albany, NY) - May 30, 2012
A new cellphone application launched across California on Wednesday makes it easier to view maps and information on registered sex offenders. The free app, called AlertID, takes information from the state's sex offender database and creates maps and easy-to-read information for smartphones. Read more

Maryland:  AlertID offers cellphone alerts about sex offenders

WYPR 88.1 (Maryland) - May 30, 2012
Alerts and messages delivered to your cellphone could alert you to whether a sex offender moves into your neighborhood. Read more  

Nevada:  AlertID showcases My Family app in response to National Missing Children's Day.

My News 3 NBC, (Las Vegas, NV) - May 25, 2012
AlertID CEO, Ken Wiles, showcases the My Family Wallet app in response to National Missing Children's Day. The app allows parents to store a child's photo and demographic information securely on their mobile device. The profile can be sent to authorities in minutes in the event that the parent and child become separated.  Watch now

Nevada:  National Missing Children's Day - AlertID mobile technology is helping to save children's lives

My News 4 NBC (Reno, NV) - May 24, 2012
Nevada's First Lady, Kathleen Sandoval, and AlertID, join forces with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to bring awareness to National Missing Children's Day. Watch now  

Nevada: AlertID CEO, Ken Wiles, demonstrates how to report suspicious activity to Homeland Security

NBC My News 3 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - May 15, 2012
AlertID CEO, Ken Wiles, demonstrates how to report suspicious activity to Homeland Security using the AlertID mobile application on the iPad including uploading and sending a geo-coded photo. Watch now

Nevada: Founder, Keli Wilson, talks to NBC about national expansion

NBC News 4 (Reno, Nevada) - May 15, 2012
AlertID expands to national platform with the launch of the most advanced suite of mobile and online applications and services to help people protect families and communities. Founder, Keli Wilson, talks to NBC about the implementation of national weather and earthquake alerts, Homeland Security reporting and My Family Wallet. Watch now

Georgia: AlertID Launches Most Advanced Suite of Mobile and Online Applications to Help Protect Families

WALB News (Albany, Georgia) - May 15, 2012
AlertID's technology has significantly reduced crime and earned the endorsement of national, state and local legislators, law enforcement officers and emergency responders.Read more

Nevada: AlertID gives live interview to NBC

News 4 (Reno, Nevada) - April 26, 2012
AlertID Founder, Keli Wilson, gives live interview to NBC in Reno, Nevada and discusses enhancements to the AlertID platform including the ability to add multiple locations, the community watch function that is available through AlertID social networking and the expansion to a national platform. Watch now

Alabama: AlertID�s public safety website offers enhancements

Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, Alabama) - April 10, 2012
AlertID, now allows people to blog and send pictures about neighborhood crime, suspicious activities or people on its Virtual Neighborhood and Community Watch pictures section, Keli Wilson, AlertID founder, said. Read more

Nevada: AlertID�s public safety website offers enhancements

Reno Gazette Journal (Reno, Nevada) - April 10, 2012
Users also can add up to five addresses, a school or workplace, for example, to get alerts on when high priority or violent crimes occur in the area. The alerts include details such as the type of crime, time, place and distance from the location. Read more

Nevada: New Tool Lets Users See Crime in Their Neighborhood

CBS 8NewsNow (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 6, 2012
It's been exactly two weeks since a brutal home invasion in a gated upscale community left an attorney clinging to life. "People in his neighborhood are still terrified, and the suspects are still on the loose." That's why many are signing up for AlertID, a free service lets you know about crime in your neighborhood. Watch now

Nevada: Preview - New Tool Lets Users See Crime in Their Neighborhood

8NewsNow (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 6, 2012
AlertID is a way for residents to stay informed about crimes happening in their neighborhood.

Nevada: Martin shooting puts neighborhood watch programs in spotlight

Fox 5 News (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 5, 2012
The shooting death of Treyvon Martin in Florida is a tragedy under a set of circumstances never seen before, and it's raising concern in Las Vegas. Watch now

Nevada: Smart phone app provides danger and disaster alerts

ABC 13 Action News (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 5, 2012
A smart phone app now available in the Las Vegas area aims to help citizens stay safer...."By providing that info it gives us another platform or a digital medium to alert the public to what is occurring in that neighborhood," a spokesperson for the police department said.

Nevada: (Las Vegas) Metro participates in Digital Watch Neighborhood

NBC My News 3 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 5, 2012
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has partnered with AlertID, an online free service that gives residents up-to-date information about registered sex offenders and crime in their neighborhoods

Nevada: Las Vegas police announces partnership with AlertID

ABC 13 Action News (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 5, 2012
In the event of an emergency, law enforcement officials and other emergency authorities will be able to use AlertID to broadcast urgent alerts to public including Amber Alerts, evacuation notices and warnings.

Nevada: AlertID: Latest Features include Community Watch Pictures

North Lake Tahoe Bonanza (North Lake Tahoe, Nevada) - March 26, 2012
"AlertID is the single most important tool for public safety that I've seen in my lifetime," said Nevada Homeland Security Committee Member and Former Chief of Police, Richard Perkins. "In a post 9/11 world and with criminals becoming more sophisticated, AlertID has already made us safer." Read more

Nevada: New upgrades to Alert ID

NBC News 4 (Reno, Nevada) - March 26, 2012
"Not only (can you upload) a photo, but it's geo-coded so law enforcement will know the exact coordinates of where this event happened. You can even find out what direction the camera was pointed, north, east, south, west," says Wilson. Watch now

Nevada: AlertID�s Social Networking Technology Helps with Stranger Danger

Daily Sparks Tribune (Sparks, Nevada) - March 24, 2012
"Two days ago, a member posted on the Community Watch that a 13-year-old was followed home by a suspicious vehicle," Wilson said. "The child made it home. The member, though, wanted to make people aware of it. They verified it with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and broadcast it to members within a 3-mile radius to several thousand people, so there's really power in numbers and power in people." Read more

Nevada: Vegas Metro and Henderson police join the mobile crime reporting program AlertID

Fox 5 News (Las Vegas, Nevada) - March 23, 2012
The service provides users with text and email notifications from law enforcement agencies. Alerts can range from public safety announcements to burglaries and updates to sex offender registries. Nevada Child Seekers, Amber Alert and the state's counter-terrorism center are also partners in the program. Watch now

Nevada: Company pushes Neighborhood Watch concept ahead with Web-based service

Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, Nevada) - April 5, 2012
The Web-based platform pulls information from law enforcement and public safety agencies for distribution to users at no cost through text or email. Users can sign up at AlertID.com and designate the area where they want to be kept informed. Read more

Nevada: (Las Vegas) Metro Launches AlertID

Las Vegas Sun (Las Vegas, Nevada) - March 15, 2012
Metro's move follows in the footsteps of Henderson Police, which has been using Alert ID since August 2011. The program sends users a mixture of crime notifications, sex-offender registry updates and public safety announcements in addition to interactive features. Read more

Nevada: AlertID Expands Family and Community Protection

NBC My News 3 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - March 13, 2012
AlertID, a Nevada based company, has proven to help reduce crime and uses the newest technology to create instant, two-way communications between citizens and federal, state, and local authorities to provide immediate information on crime, terrorism or natural disasters that can threaten the safety of your family and community. Watch now

Nevada: Bingham County First in Idaho to Install AlertID System

NBC News 6 (Bingham County, Idaho) - February 14, 2012
The Blackfoot Police Department is the first to install this program in Idaho. They are followed by other agencies like the Shelley Police and Aberdeen Police Departments and the Bingham County Sherriff�s Office. Watch now

Nevada: Idaho - Newest State to Join AlertID

ABC Local News 8 (Eastern Idaho and Western Wyoming) - February 13, 2012
"I would encourage all Blackfoot, Aberdeen, Shelley and Bingham County residents to sign up for this free online service that can truly help keep our neighborhoods safer," Blackfoot Police Chief David Moore said in a news release Monday. "This is a powerful tool to help residents be more aware of crime and threats in their community, and be more proactive in looking after the safety of their families and their neighbors." Read more

Nevada: AlertID Helps Evacuate over 10,000 People in Washoe Drive Fire

CBS 2 News (Reno, Nevada) - January 30, 2012
The Washoe Drive Fire was declared fully contained at 6:00am Saturday. The fire burned 3,177 acres. At 8:00am Saturday, all evacuation areas were re-opened, according to Mark Regan with Sierra Fire Protection District. Regan also said at 3:00pm Saturday, the incident management team will turn control of the fire back over to local firefighting agencies. Read more

Nevada: Police Use AlertID to Help Find Missing 11 - Year old Boy

NBC News 4 (Reno, Nevada) - February 1, 2012
After less than one year in service, the free Alert I.D. program is being credited with helping to lower Washoe County's crime rate by a staggering 32 percent. Watch now

Nevada: AlertID Proud to Help...Henderson, Nevada is One of the Safest Cities in America

NBC My News 3 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - January 13, 2012
Henderson Police Chief Jutta Chambers said more than 12,000 residents have signed up for the free service, which she credits with improving the city's safety. Forbes recently ranked Henderson the second safest city in the nation based on factors such as median income, poverty rate, violent crime and traffic fatalities. Watch now

Nevada: AlertID Provides Henderson Residents with Instant Crime Updates

Las Vegas Sun (Las Vegas, Nevada) - January 12, 2012
Forbes recently ranked Henderson the second safest city in the nation based on factors such as median income, poverty rate, violent crime and traffic fatalities. Violent crimes and property crimes dropped by 6 and 16 percent, respectively, last year in Henderson compared to 2010, police said. AlertID expects 25,000 users in Henderson by the end of March, based on growth patterns so far... Read more

Nevada: Alert ID Joins Forces with State Leaders

NBC My News 3 (Las Vegas, Nevada) - December 16, 2011
Governor Brian Sandoval and his cabinet leaders will now receive emergency updates about crimes, disasters and emergencies through Alert I.D., the free service that now provides such information to tens of thousands of Nevadans. Watch now

Nevada: Alert ID Helps Lower Crime Rate

NBC News 4 (Reno, Nevada) - October 12, 2011
After less than one year in service, the free Alert I.D. program is being credited with helping to lower Washoe County's crime rate by a staggering 32 percent. "When people are aware, and they have information, they can do great things," said Sheriff Mike Haley. Watch now

Nevada: Alert ID Helps Lower Crime Rate

Univision (Las Vegas, Nevada) - September 15, 2011
Ahora hay una nueva manera en la que ustes puede mantenerse seguro adonde quiera que vaya con la nueva aplicacin para telfonos celulares ed AlertID. La fundadora de Alert ID, Keli Wilson coment, "es tan importante que la gente se informe y tome parte en su seguridad publica. Ahora con los recortes, la polica est haciendo lo ms que puede pero si nos involucramos podemos ayudarlos a incrementar la seguridad."

 

 


 



 
 
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