Niobrara County, Wyoming is an ECN community. What does this mean?
The Niobrara County Sheriff's Office, is licensed and using the Emergency Communications Network from CodeRED to alert the public in an emergency.
The ECN CodeRed system is being used to send ultra high-speed,
mass notifications to subscribers in Niobrara County, Wyoming who
have enrolled their phone number and address.
Don't miss the call!
In order for the system to be effective, we need everyone who has a phone in Niobrara County, Wyoming to be enrolled under the Niobrara County ECN CodeRed system! If you change phone numbers or move inside the county, please return and update your information.
The Niobrara County Commissioners have funded this service. This service is also being used by surrounding counties. If, you live or work in Niobrara County, Wyoming, you should make sure that your phone is enrolled. This is a free service!! It allows the Niobrara County Sheriff's Office to have the means to communicate emergency and general notices directly to your phone.
The enrollment process is as simple as performing the steps found on this web page. Please tell your family and friends about this important service.
We will also have forms available at the Sheriff's Office for enrollment. Watch for us at local community heath fairs for other enrollment options.
*If you opt to receive text messages, your cell provider may charge you a text fee unless text messaging is in your plan. You do not need to receive text messages to use the system.
Download a printable, Enrollment Form here, or see below for online enrollment.
Everyone living and working in Niobrara County, Wyoming and has a phone needs to be enrolled under the Community Notification section.
Should you fail to enroll, you will not receive emergency notifications and general alerts from the Sheriff's Office.
Types of alerts that we are sending out; Missing / Lost Children, Weather warnings, evacuation orders, public health issues, public safety awareness, and sex offenders living / moving into your neighborhood.
The alerts are designed to keep citizens informed in life safety situations and critical communications.
School Calling Group Enrollment
Do you have children in the Niobrara County School System and or the Early Childhood Development, Head-start Center? The Sheriff's Office is working with the school system and using a function of the ECN CodeRED system to send out alerts to parents, students and educators.
The School Calling Group will allow the school officials the ability to inform you of school related issues and emergencies effecting the schools in Niobrara County, Wyoming.
All parents, guardians, students, and educators should be enrolled under the School Calling Group. This is in addition to the Community Enrollment section found above.
Goshen County residence
Since your children are in the Niobrara County School System, you can enroll under the School Calling Group to stay informed. To stay alerted of emergency notifications in Goshen County, you will need to visit the Goshen County, Sheriff's Office website. Look for their CodeRED enrollment banner for Goshen County enrollment.
A list of the school calling group subscribers will be provided to the Niobrara County School System and Early Childhood Development. This is done to ensure that you can belong to the calling group. None of your contact information will be released beyond that point.
At the start of each school year please return to this page and update your information in the school calling group.
First Responder Calling Group Enrollment
This calling group may be used in place of a radio pager should we have a radio system failure or need to alert additional personnel to respond to an event.
Key public leadership such as elected officials should also enroll and keep your information current with the system.