Integrated Public Alert & Warning System Authorities

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The following localities have completed the necessary authentication steps to use the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).

IPAWS users can send emergency messages that activate the Emergency Alert System (EAS) for radio and TV broadcasts, generate Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on wireless devices, and post emergency alert and warning information on other sources such as NOAA’s National Weather Service networks and various internet applications and services.

Current IPAWS Alerting Authorities

Alerting Authorities currently in Process

IPAWS Alerting Alerting Authorities (Current as of September 26, 2014)

 

STATE/TERRITORY

ALERTING AUTHORITY

AK

Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management

AK

State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

AL

Alabama Emergency Management Agency

AL

Baldwin County

AL

Dekalb County Emergency Management Agency

AL

Mobile County Emergency Management Agency

AL

Monroe County Emergency Management Agency

AL

University of Alabama

AR

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management

AR

Benton County Office of Emergency Communications

AR

City of North Little Rock

AR

Washington County

AZ

Arizona Division of Emergency Management (ADEM)

AZ

Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management

CA

Butte County

CA

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

CA

City of Monterey Park

CA

City of Moreno Valley Emergency Operations Center

CA

City of Rancho Cucamonga

CA

City of San Leandro

CA

Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff

CA

County of Los Angeles

CA

County of Sacramento

CA

County of Tulare

CA

County of Tuolumne

CA

Madera County Sheriff's Department

CA

Merced County Office of Emergency Services

CA

Monterey County

CA

Orange County

CA

Riverside & San Bernardino Counties (LECC)

CA

San Diego County Office of Emergency Services

CA

San Francisco Department of Emergency Management

CA

San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services

CA

San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services

CA

Siskiyou County

CA

Town of Truckee Police Department

CA

Ventura County Sheriff's Office - Office of Emergency Services

CA

Yolo County

CO

City and County of Denver

CO

City of Grand Junction

CO

Colorado Division of Emergency Management

CO

Morgan County

CO

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office

CO

Summit County Government

CO

Vail Police Department

DC

District of Columbia Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency

DE

Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)

FL

Alachua County Emergency Management

FL

Bay County Emergency Services

FL

Brevard County Office of Emergency Management

FL

Broward County

FL

Charlotte County

FL

Duval County

FL

Escambia County Board of County Commissioners

FL

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

FL

Florida Division of Emergency Management

FL

Gilchrist County

FL

Indian River County

FL

Manatee County Government

FL

Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management

FL

Pasco County Board of County Commissioners

FL

Pinellas County

FL

Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners

FL

Seminole County Office of Emergency Management

FL

St. Johns County

FL

Taylor County Board of County Commissioners Emergency Management Departement

FL

Walton County

GA

Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Chatham Emergency Management Agency

GA

Columbia County

GA

Fannin County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Office of Homeland Security

GA

Liberty County Emergency Management

GA

Murray County Emergency Management

HI

Hawaii State Civil Defense

IA

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management

IA

Adair County EMA

IA

Guthrie County EMA

IA

Johnson County Emergency Management Agency

IA

Pottawattamie County

ID

Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security

IL

City of Springfield

IL

Cook County

IL

DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

IL

Fulton County

IL

Grundy County

IL

Illinois Emergency Management Agency

IL

Illinois State Police

IL

Kane County

IL

Kankakee County

IL

LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency

IL

McHenry County Emergency Management Agency

IL

Saline County 911

IL

Will County Emergency Management Agency

IN

City of Indianapolis

IN

Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS)

IN

Indiana State Police

IN

Jackson County EMA

IN

Knox County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Monroe County

IN

Putnam County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Wabash County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Wayne County Emergency Management Agency

KS

Fort Riley

KS

Johnson County Kansas Division of Emergency Management

KS

Kansas Division of Emergency Management

KS

Sedgwick County Emergency Management

KY

Boone County Emergency Management

KY

City of Grayson and Carter County

KY

Daviess County Kentucky Emergency Management

KY

Kentucky Division of Emergency Management

KY

Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

KY

Louisville-Jefferson County

KY

Madison County Kentucky EMA/CSEPP

KY

Webster County Emergency Management

LA

Allen Parish Sheriff's Office/ Homeland Security

LA

Calcasieu Parish

LA

Iberia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

LA

Jefferson Parish

LA

Lafourche Parish

LA

Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

LA

Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

LA

Plaquemines Parish

LA

St. Bernard Parish

LA

St. Charles Parish

LA

St. Landry Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

LA

St. Tammany Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

LA

Tangipahoa Parish

LA

Washington Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

LA

West Baton Rouge Parish

LA

West Feliciana Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

LA

Winn Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

MA

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

MD

Cecil County Department of Emergency Services

MD

Charles County

MD

City of Baltimore

MD

Howard County Office of Emergency Management

MD

Maryland Emergency Management Agency

MD

Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

MD

Prince George's County

MD

Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services

MD

St. Mary's County Government

MD

Talbot County

ME

Maine Emergency Management Agency

MI

Berrien County Sheriff's Department

MI

Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet County Office of Emergency Management

MI

Clare County Emergency Management

MI

County of Oakland

MI

Eaton County Emergency Services

MI

Grand Traverse County

MI

Ionia County

MI

Lapeer County

MI

Lenawee County Emergency Management

MI

Mason County

MI

Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division

MI

Midland County Office Of Emergency Management

MI

Muskegon County

MI

Newaygo County

MI

Osceola County

MI

Ottawa County Sheriff's Office

MI

St. Clair County Homeland Security Emergency Management

MI

Washtenaw County

MN

Carlton County Sheriff's Office

MN

City of Minneapolis

MN

City of Rochester

MN

Dakota Communications Center

MN

Dept of Public Safety, Div of Homeland Security and Emergency Mgmt

MN

Hennepin County

MN

Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office

MN

Morrison County Sheriff's Office

MN

Ramsey County Emergency Communications

MN

Rock County Sheriff's Office

MO

Atchison County 911/ Emergency Management

MO

Boone County Fire Protection District

MO

Camden County Emergency Management Agency

MO

City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

MO

Jackson County

MO

Kansas City Office of Emergency Management

MO

Macon County

MO

Missouri State Highway Patrol

MO

Osage County

MO

St. Charles County Division of Emergency Management

MO

State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency

MS

Hancock County

MS

Jackson County Office of Emergency Services

MS

Lauderdale Emergency Management Agency

MS

Mississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS)

MS

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

MS

Oktibbeha County

NC

Beaufort County

NC

Cabarrus County

NC

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management

NC

Cumberland County

NC

Currituck County

NC

Fort Bragg

NC

Guilford County Emergency Management

NC

Johnston County Emergency Services

NC

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

NC

Orange County

NC

Randolph County

NC

Rockingham County Emergency Management Agency

NC

Wake County

ND

North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, Division of Homeland Security

NE

Buffalo County Emergency Management

NE

Keith County Emergency Management/ 911 Agency

NE

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

NE

Nebraska State Patrol

NE

Platte County Emergency Management

NE

Saunders County Emergency Management

NH

State of New Hampshire Dept of Safety - Div of Emergency Services and Comm

NJ

New Jersey State Police

NJ

Sussex County

NM

New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

NM

Sandoval County

NV

City of Henderson

NV

City of Las Vegas Office of Emergency Management

NV

Nevada Division of Emergency Management

NV

Washoe County

NY

Albany County Sheriff's Office

NY

Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office

NY

Chautauqua County Emergency Services

NY

Chenango County Emergency Management

NY

City of Cohoes

NY

Cortland County Department of Emergency Response & Communications

NY

Erie County Sheriff's Office

NY

Fort Drum

NY

Franklin County

NY

Jefferson County

NY

Monroe County

NY

New York City Office of Emergency Management

NY

New York State Office of Emergency Management

NY

Steuben County 911

NY

Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services

NY

Tioga County Sheriff's Office

NY

Town of Clarkstown

NY

Town of Hamburg Office of Emergency Services

NY

Warren County

NY

Washington County

NY

Wayne County

NY

Yates County

OH

Ashtabula County

OH

City of Jackson

OH

Clark County

OH

Cuyahoga County

OH

Delaware County

OH

Fairfield County

OH

Franklin County

OH

Geauga County

OH

Guernsey County Emergency Management Agency

OH

Hamilton County

OH

Knox County Emergency Management Agency

OH

Lucas County

OH

Ohio Emergency Management Agency

OH

Shelby County Emergency Management Agency

OH

Tuscarawas County

OH

Williams County Emergency Management/ 911 Communications

OK

City of Altus Emergency Management

OK

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

OR

Benton County

OR

City of Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

OR

Clatsop County

OR

Jackson County Emergency Management

OR

Klamath County

OR

Lincoln County

OR

Oregon Office of Emergency Management

OR

Tillamook County

OR

Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency

PA

Bucks County Emergency Management Agency

PA

City of Philadelphia

PA

Columbia County Emergency Management Agency

PA

County of Chester Department of Emergency Services

PA

Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency

PA

Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency

PA

Montgomery County Public Safety, Emergency Management Division

PA

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

PR

Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency

RI

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency

SC

Anderson County

SC

Emergency Management Division of the South Carolina Adjutant General's Office

SC

McCormick County

SD

City of Sioux Falls

SD

Pennington County Emergency Management

TN

City of Dyersburg

TN

Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Crossville/Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Fentress County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Jackson-Madison County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Knoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Loudon County

TN

Metropolitan Government of Nashville/Davidson County

TN

Overton / Pickett Emergency Communications District

TN

Putnam County

TN

Shelby County

TN

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

TN

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

TN

Williamson County

TX

City of Baytown

TX

City of Dallas

TX

City of Freeport

TX

City of Hutchins

TX

City of Live Oak

TX

City of San Antonio

TX

Denton County Department of Emergency Services

TX

Galveston County Office of Emergency Management

TX

Harris County

TX

Hays County

TX

Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management

TX

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

TX

Tarrant County

TX

Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management

TX

Waco-McLennan County Office of Emergency Management

US

NOAA/National Weather Service

US

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

UT

Beaver County Sheriff's Office

UT

Provo City

UT

Salt Lake County

VA

City of Alexandria Fire Department Office of Emergency Management

VA

City of Harrisonburg & County of Rockingham Emergency Communications Center

VA

City of Lynchburg

VA

City of Newport News

VA

City of Norfolk

VA

Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management

VA

Loudoun County

VA

Manassas Park Police

VA

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

VA

York County

VT

Vermont Department of Public Safety - Emergency Management Division

WA

Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA)

WA

King County

WA

Pierce County

WA

Stevens County

WA

Washington State Emergency Management

WI

Dane County Emergency Management

WI

Manitowoc County

WI

Winnebago County Emergency Management

WI

Wisconsin Emergency Management

WV

Barbour County

WV

Berkeley County

WV

Boone County Emergency Management Agency

WV

Cabell County

WV

City of Beckley

WV

City of Bridgeport

WV

City of Charleston

WV

Fayette County

WV

Gilmer County

WV

Greenbrier County

WV

Hampshire County

WV

Hancock County Office of Emergency Management

WV

Hardy County

WV

Jefferson County

WV

Kanawha County

WV

Lincoln County

WV

Marion County Homeland Security and Emergency Management

WV

Marshall County

WV

McDowell County

WV

Mercer County

WV

Mineral County

WV

Monroe County

WV

Nicholas County

WV

Pocahontas County

WV

Putnam County

WV

Raleigh County

WV

Randolph County

WV

Summers County

WV

Tucker County

WV

Tyler County Office of Emergency Management

WV

Upshur County

WV

Webster County

WV

West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

WV

Wheeling-Ohio County

WV

Wirt County

WV

Wood County

WV

Wyoming County

WY

Campbell County Emergency Management Agency

WY

Fremont County Government

WY

Hot Springs County

WY

Platte County

WY

Sheridan County Emergency Management

WY

Sublette County Emergency Management

WY

Teton County Emergency Management

WY

Washakie County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

WY

Wyoming Office of Homeland Security

 

 

 

IPAWS Alerting Authorities in Process (Current as of September 26, 2014)

 

STATE/TERRITORY

ALERTING AUTHORITY

AK

University of Alaska

AL

Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency

AL

Jefferson County

AL

Morgan County Emergency Management Agency

AL

Pickens County Emergency Management Agency

AL

Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency

AR

City of Fayetteville

AZ

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

CA

City of Anaheim

CA

City of Beverly Hills

CA

City of Culver City

CA

City of Oakland

CA

City of Santa Monica

CA

Northern California Regional Intelligence Center

CA

San Mateo County

CA

Santa Barbara County

CA

Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services

CO

City of Colorado Springs

CO

Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority (JCECA)

CT

State of Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

CT

Town of Durham

CT

Town of Middlefield

FL

Citrus County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management

FL

City of Tampa Office of Emergency Management

FL

City of Treasure Island

FL

Clay County Division of Emergency Management

FL

Collier County Sheriff's Office

FL

Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

FL

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Office of Emergency Management

FL

Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Department of Emergency Management

FL

Lake County Board of County Commissioners - Public Safety Department

FL

Lee County Public Safety

FL

Palm Beach County Public Safety Department, Division of Emergency Management

FL

Wakulla County

GA

Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Burke County Emergency Management Agency

GA

City of Alpharetta

GA

City of Austell

GA

DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Fort Benning

GA

Hall County Emergency Management

GA

Hart County Emergency Management Agency

GA

Peach County Emergency Management Agency/Office of Homeland Security

GA

Turner County Emergency Management Agency

GA

University of Georgia

GA

Walker County Emergency Services

HI

Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency

IA

Cedar County EMA

IA

Henry County Emergency Management

IA

Louisa County Emergency Management Agency

IA

Marion County EMA

IA

Woodbury County Emergency Management

ID

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

ID

Idaho State University

IL

City of Aurora

IL

City of Belleville

IL

City of Chicago Department of Aviation

IL

Northwest Central Dispatch System

IL

Village of Barrington

IL

Village of Glencoe

IL

Village of Mundelein

IL

Village of Schiller Park

IN

Delaware County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Grant County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Huntington County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Jay County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Madison County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Mary Margaret Health

IN

Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency

IN

Morgan County

IN

Shelby County Emergency Management

IN

Town of Sellersburg

IN

Whitley County

KS

Anderson County

KS

City of Coffeyville

KS

Hutchinson-Reno County Emergency Communications Center

KS

Wyandotte County Emergency Management Agency

KY

Estill County Emergency Management Agency

KY

Louisville - Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency

KY

Ohio County Emergency Management

LA

Cameron Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

LA

East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparednes

LA

Iberville Parish Council Office of Emergency Preparedness

LA

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office

LA

New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

LA

St. James Parish Sheriff's Office

MA

Town of Bourne

MD

Calvert County

MD

Carroll County Emergency Management Division

MD

Harford County

ME

Town of Scarborough

MI

City of Flint

MI

City of Lansing Emergency Management

MI

City of Riverview Police and Fire

MI

Clinton County Office of Emergency Management

MI

Genesee County

MI

Ingham County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

MI

Mackinac County

MI

Mecosta County Emergency Management

MI

Wayne County Homeland Security and Emergency Management

MN

Anoka County Emergency Management

MN

Blue Earth County

MN

Douglas County Sheriff's Office

MN

Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office

MN

Washington County Sheriff's Office

MO

City of Independence Fire Department/Office of Emergency Preparedness

MO

Missouri Department of Public Safety

MO

Pettis County Sheriff's Office

MO

Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management

MO

Washington County Central Dispatch 911

MT

Missoula County

NC

Brunswick County

NC

Burke County

NC

Craven County

NC

New Hanover County Emergency Management

NC

Onslow County

NC

Town of Cary

ND

Red River Regional Dispatch Center (RRRDC)

NE

Hall County-Grand Island Emergency Management Department

NE

Otoe County Emergency Management

NE

Richardson County

NH

City of Nashua

NJ

Borough of Manasquan Office of Emergency Management

NJ

Galloway Township

NJ

Mercer County

NJ

Salem County Office of Emergency Management

NM

Colfax County

NV

Clark County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

NY

City of Rensselaer

NY

City of Watervliet

NY

Montgomery County

NY

Ontario County Office of the Sheriff-911

NY

Orange County

NY

Oswego County

NY

Otsego County Office of Emergency Services

NY

Rockland County

NY

Saratoga County

NY

Village of Green Island

NY

Village of Menands

OH

Lawrence County Emergency Management Agency

OH

Miami County Board of Commissioners

OH

Stark County

OK

City of Stillwater

OK

Oklahoma City-County Health Department

OK

Oklahoma County

OK

Woodward County Office of Emergency Management

OR

Lane County

OR

Marion Area Multi-Agency Emergency Telecommunications (METCOM 911)

PA

Beaver County

PA

Berks County Department of Emergency Services

RI

Providence Emergency Management Agency

SC

Chester County Emergency Management

TN

Bristol Tennessee Emergency Communications District

TN

City of Franklin

TN

City of Hendersonville

TN

City of Sweetwater

TN

Clay County

TN

Fayette County

TN

Hardin County

TN

Henry County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Johnson County

TN

Macon County

TN

Marion County Emergency Management Agency

TN

Smith County

TN

University of Tennessee Knoxville

TN

Warren County Emergency Communications District

TN

White County

TX

Ark-Tex Council of Governments

TX

Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management

TX

Caldwell County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

TX

City of Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

TX

City of El Paso

TX

City of Fort Worth

TX

City of Houston

TX

City of Keller

TX

City of Kirby

TX

City of Richardson

TX

City of Round Rock Office of Emergency Management

TX

City of Schertz

TX

City of Texarkana

TX

Dallas County Government Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

TX

Fort Bliss

TX

Fort Hood

TX

League City

TX

Panhandle Regional Planning Commission

TX

Texas A&M University

TX

Texas Capital Area Council of Governments

TX

Travis County Office of Emergency Management

TX

University of North Texas Health Science Center

TX

University of Texas at Arlington

UT

Box Elder County

UT

Davis County Sheriff's Office

UT

Iron County

UT

Morgan County Emergency Management

UT

Pleasant Grove City

UT

Rich County

UT

Utah Division of Emergency Management

UT

Weber County Emergency Management

VA

City of Hopewell

VA

City of Staunton

VA

Fort Belvoir

VA

Hanover County Emergency Communications Department

VA

Prince William County

VA

Town of Abingdon

VA

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

WA

Joint Base Lewis-McChord

WA

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

WA

Pacific County

WI

Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office

WV

Braxton County

WV

Brooke County

WV

Cabell County Emergency Medical Services/ Office of Emergency Services

WV

Grant County

WV

Harrison County

WV

Jackson County Commission - Office of Emergency Services

WV

Lewis County

WV

Mason County

WV

Mingo County Emergency Management

WV

Monongalia County

WV

Morgan County

WV

Pendleton County Office of Emergency Management

WV

Preston County Office of Emergency Management

WY

Albany County

WY

Cheyenne/ Laramie County Emergency Management

WY

Goshen County

WY

Johnson County

WY

Natrona County Emergency Management

WY

Uinta County

 

 

Last Updated: 
09/30/2014 - 13:14
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