The AMBER Alert program is a national child abduction alert system. AMBER stands for "America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response", and it was named in honor of Amber Hagerman.
Douglas County encourages residents to sign up for the NE Kansas Regional Notification System which is a free call notification system being utilized by Douglas County to provide residents with health and safety information including weather alerts sent by the National Weather Service in Topeka.
The Outdoor Warning Siren System consists of 44 strategically placed sirens and is designed to alert those who are outdoors of impending severe weather.
Find out more about how you can create a profile that first responders can use when you dial 9-1-1 during emergencies.
All-hazard weather radios in Douglas County, Kansas.