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 Public Alerting Authorities (Current as of July 28, 2014)
AKKenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management
AKState of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
ALAlabama Emergency Management Agency
ALBaldwin County
ALDekalb County Emergency Management Agency
ALMobile County Emergency Management Agency
ALMonroe County Emergency Management Agency
ALUniversity of Alabama
ARArkansas Department of Emergency Management
ARBenton County Office of Emergency Communications
ARCity of North Little Rock
ARWashington County
AZArizona Division of Emergency Management (ADEM)
AZMaricopa County Department of Emergency Management
CAButte County
CACalifornia Governor's Office of Emergency Services
CACity of Monterey Park
CACity of Moreno Valley Emergency Operations Center
CACity of Rancho Cucamonga
CACity of San Leandro
CAContra Costa County Office of the Sheriff
CACounty of Los Angeles
CACounty of Sacramento
CACounty of Tulare
CAMadera County Sheriff's Department
CAMerced County Office of Emergency Services
CAMonterey County
CAOrange County
CARiverside & San Bernardino Counties (LECC)
CASan Diego County Office of Emergency Services
CASan Francisco Department of Emergency Management
CASan Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services
CASan Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services
CASiskiyou County
CAVentura County Sheriff's Office - Office of Emergency Services
CAYolo County
COCity and County of Denver
COCity of Grand Junction
COColorado Division of Emergency Management
COPueblo County Sheriff's Office
COSummit County Government
DCDistrict of Columbia Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency
DEDelaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)
FLAlachua County Emergency Management
FLBay County Emergency Services
FLBroward County
FLCharlotte County
FLDuval County
FLEscambia County Board of County Commissioners
FLFlorida Department of Law Enforcement
FLFlorida Division of Emergency Management
FLGilchrist County
FLIndian River County
FLManatee County Government
FLMiami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management
FLPasco County Board of County Commissioners
FLPinellas County
FLSanta Rosa County Board of County Commissioners
FLSeminole County Office of Emergency Management
FLSt. Johns County
FLWalton County
GACarroll County Emergency Management Agency
GAColumbia County
GAGeorgia Emergency Management Agency and Office of Homeland Security
GALiberty County Emergency Management
HIHawaii State Civil Defense
IAIowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management
IAJohnson County Emergency Management Agency
IAPottawattamie County
IDIdaho Bureau of Homeland Security
ILIllinois State Police
ILCity of Springfield
ILCook County
ILDuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
ILFulton County
ILGrundy County
ILIllinois Emergency Management Agency
ILKane County
ILKankakee County
ILLaSalle County Emergency Management Agency
ILMcHenry County Emergency Management Agency
ILWill County Emergency Management Agency
INCity of Indianapolis
INIndiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS)
INIndiana State Police
INJackson County EMA
INKnox County Emergency Management Agency
INMonroe County
INPutnam County Emergency Management Agency
INWabash County Emergency Management Agency
INWayne County Emergency Management Agency
KSFort Riley
KSJohnson County Kansas Division of Emergency Management
KSKansas Division of Emergency Management
KSSedgwick County Emergency Management
KYBoone County Emergency Management
KYCity of Grayson and Carter County
KYDaviess County Kentucky Emergency Management
KYKentucky Division of Emergency Management
KYLexington Fayette Urban County Government
KYLouisville-Jefferson County
KYMadison County Kentucky EMA/CSEPP
KYWebster County Emergency Management
LAAllen Parish Sheriff's Office/ Homeland Security
LACalcasieu Parish
LAJefferson Parish
LALafourche Parish
LALincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
LALouisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
LAPlaquemines Parish
LASt. Bernard Parish
LATangipahoa Parish
LAWashington Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
LAWest Feliciana Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
MAMassachusetts Emergency Management Agency
MDCecil County Department of Emergency Services
MDCharles County
MDCity of Baltimore
MDHoward County Office of Emergency Management
MDMaryland Emergency Management Agency
MDMontgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
MDPrince George's County
MDQueen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services
MDSt. Mary's County Government
MDTalbot County
MEMaine Emergency Management Agency
MIBerrien County Sheriff's Department
MICharlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet County Office of Emergency Management
MIClare County Emergency Management
MICounty of Oakland
MIGrand Traverse County
MIIonia County
MILapeer County
MILenawee County Emergency Management
MIMason County
MIMichigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division
MIMidland County Office Of Emergency Management
MIMuskegon County
MINewaygo County
MIOsceola County
MIOttawa County Sheriff's Office
MISt. Clair County Homeland Security Emergency Management
MIWashtenaw County
MNCity of Minneapolis
MNCity of Rochester
MNDakota Communications Center
MNDept of Public Safety, Div of Homeland Security and Emergency Mgmt
MNHennepin County
MNMille Lacs County Sheriff's Office
MNMorrison County Sheriff's Office
MNRock County Sheriff's Office
MOAtchison County 911/ Emergency Management
MOCamden County Emergency Management Agency
MOCity of Cape Girardeau, Missouri
MOJackson County
MOKansas City Office of Emergency Management
MOMacon County
MOMissouri State Highway Patrol
MOOsage County
MOState of Missouri Emergency Management Agency
MSHancock County
MSJackson County Office of Emergency Services
MSLauderdale Emergency Management Agency
MSMississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS)
MSMississippi Emergency Management Agency
MSOktibbeha County
NCBeaufort County
NCCabarrus County
NCCharlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management
NCCumberland County
NCCurrituck County
NCFort Bragg
NCGuilford County Emergency Management
NCOrange County
NCRandolph County
NCRockingham County Emergency Management Agency
NCWake County
NDNorth Dakota Department of Emergency Services, Division of Homeland Security
NEBuffalo County Emergency Management
NEKeith County Emergency Management/ 911 Agency
NENebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
NENebraska State Patrol
NEPlatte County Emergency Management
NESaunders County Emergency Management
NHState of New Hampshire Dept of Safety - Div of Emergency Services and Comm
NJNew Jersey State Police
NJSussex County
NMNew Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
NMSandoval County
NVCity of Henderson
NVCity of Las Vegas Office of Emergency Management
NVNevada Division of Emergency Management
NVWashoe County
NYCattaraugus County Sheriff's Office
NYChautauqua County Emergency Services
NYCity of Cohoes
NYCortland County Department of Emergency Response & Communications
NYErie County Sheriff's Office
NYFort Drum
NYFranklin County
NYJefferson County
NYMonroe County
NYNew York City Office of Emergency Management
NYNew York State Office of Emergency Management
NYSuffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services
NYTioga County Sheriff's Office
NYTown of Clarkstown
NYTown of Hamburg Office of Emergency Services
NYWarren County
NYWashington County
NYWayne County
NYYates County
OHAshtabula County
OHClark County
OHCuyahoga County
OHDelaware County
OHFairfield County
OHFranklin County
OHGeauga County
OHHamilton County
OHKnox County Emergency Management Agency
OHLucas County
OHOhio Emergency Management Agency
OHShelby County Emergency Management Agency
OHTuscarawas County
OKCity of Altus Emergency Management
OKOklahoma Department of Emergency Management
ORCity of Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
ORClatsop County
ORKlamath County
ORLincoln County
OROregon Office of Emergency Management
ORTillamook County
ORWashington County Consolidated Communications Agency
PABucks County Emergency Management Agency
PACity of Philadelphia
PACounty of Chester Department of Emergency Services
PALancaster County Emergency Management Agency
PAMontgomery County Public Safety, Emergency Management Division
PAPennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
PRPuerto Rico Emergency Management Agency
RIRhode Island Emergency Management Agency
SCEmergency Management Division of the South Carolina Adjutant General's Office
SDCity of Sioux Falls
SDPennington County Emergency Management
TNCity of Dyersburg
TNCleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency
TNCrossville/Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency
TNFentress County Emergency Management Agency
TNKnoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency
TNLoudon County
TNMetropolitan Government of Nashville/Davidson County
TNOverton / Pickett Emergency Communications District
TNPutnam County
TNShelby County
TNTennessee Emergency Management Agency
TNWilliamson County
TXCity of Baytown
TXCity of Dallas
TXCity of Freeport
TXCity of Hutchins
TXCity of Live Oak
TXCity of San Antonio
TXDenton County Department of Emergency Services
TXGalveston County Office of Emergency Management
TXHarris County
TXHays County
TXMontgomery County Office of Emergency Management
TXMontgomery County Sheriff's Office
TXTexas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management
TXWaco-McLennan County Office of Emergency Management
UTProvo City
UTSalt Lake County
VACity of Alexandria Fire Department Office of Emergency Management
VACity of Harrisonburg & County of Rockingham Emergency Communications Center
VACity of Lynchburg
VACity of Newport News
VACity of Norfolk
VAFairfax County Office of Emergency Management
VALoudoun County
VAVirginia Department of Emergency Management
VAYork County
VTVermont Department of Public Safety - Emergency Management Division
WAClark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA)
WAKing County
WAStevens County
WAWashington State Emergency Management
WIDane County Emergency Management
WIManitowoc County
WIWinnebago County Emergency Management
WIWisconsin Emergency Management
WVBarbour County
WVBerkeley County
WVCabell County
WVCity of Beckley
WVCity of Bridgeport
WVCity of Charleston
WVFayette County
WVGilmer County
WVGreenbrier County
WVHampshire County
WVHardy County
WVJefferson County
WVKanawha County
WVLincoln County
WVMarion County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
WVMarshall County
WVMcDowell County
WVMercer County
WVMineral County
WVMonroe County
WVNicholas County
WVPocahontas County
WVPutnam County
WVRaleigh County
WVRandolph County
WVSummers County
WVTucker County
WVUpshur County
WVWest Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
WVWheeling-Ohio County
WVWirt County
WVWood County
WVWyoming County
WYCampbell County Emergency Management Agency
WYTeton County Emergency Management
WYWashakie County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
WYWyoming Office of Homeland Security

IPAWS Alerting Authorities in Process (Current as of July 28, 2014)

ALCalhoun County Emergency Management Agency
ALJefferson County
ALPickens County Emergency Management Agency
ARCity of Fayetteville
AZYavapai County Sheriff's Office
CACity of Anaheim
CACity of Beverly Hills
CACity of Culver City
CACity of Oakland
CACity of Santa Monica
CACounty of Tuolumne
CANorthern California Regional Intelligence Center
CASan Mateo County
CASanta Barbara County
CAStanislaus County Office of Emergency Services
CATown of Truckee Police Department
COCity of Colorado Springs
COJefferson County Emergency Communications Authority (JCECA)
COVail Police Department
CTState of Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
CTTown of Durham
CTTown of Middlefield
FLBrevard County Office of Emergency Management
FLCitrus County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management
FLCity of Tampa Office of Emergency Management
FLCity of Treasure Island
FLCollier County Sheriff's Office
FLHillsborough County Aviation Authority
FLHillsborough County Fire Rescue Office of Emergency Management
FLLake County Board of County Commissioners - Public Safety Department
FLPalm Beach County Public Safety Department, Division of Emergency Management
FLTaylor County Board of County Commissioners Emergency Management Departement
FLWakulla County
GAAtlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency
GABulloch County Emergency Management Agency
GABurke County Emergency Management Agency
GAFannin County Emergency Management Agency
GAFort Benning
GAHall County Emergency Management
GAHart County Emergency Management Agency
GAMurray County Emergency Management
GAPeach County Emergency Management Agency/Office of Homeland Security
GATurner County Emergency Management Agency
GAUniversity of Georgia
GAWalker County Emergency Services
HIHawaii County Civil Defense Agency
IDFranklin County Sheriff's Office
IDIdaho State University
ILCity of Aurora
ILCity of Belleville
ILCity of Chicago Department of Aviation
ILSaline County 911
ILVillage of Barrington
ILVillage of Glencoe
ILVillage of Mundelein
ILVillage of Schiller Park
INDelaware County Emergency Management Agency
INGrant County Emergency Management Agency
INJay County Emergency Management Agency
INMadison County Emergency Management Agency
INMontgomery County Emergency Management Agency
INMorgan County
INShelby County Emergency Management
INTown of Sellersburg
INWhitley County
KSAnderson County
KSCity of Coffeyville
KSWyandotte County Emergency Management Agency
KYLouisville - Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency
KYOhio County Emergency Management
LACameron Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
LAIberia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
LANatchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office
LANew Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
LASt. Charles Parish
LASt. Landry Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
LASt. Tammany Parish Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
LAWest Baton Rouge Parish
LAWinn Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
MATown of Bourne
MDCalvert County
MDCarroll County Emergency Management Division
MDHarford County
MEState of Maine Office of Information Technology, Office of GIS (MEGIS)
METown of Scarborough
MICity of Flint
MICity of Lansing Emergency Management
MICity of Riverview Police and Fire
MIEaton County Emergency Services
MIGenesee County
MIIngham County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
MIMackinac County
MIMecosta County Emergency Management
MIWayne County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
MNCarlton County Sheriff's Office
MNKandiyohi County Sheriff's Office
MNRamsey County Emergency Communications
MNWashington County Sheriff's Office
MOBoone County Fire Protection District
MOCity of Independence Fire Department/Office of Emergency Preparedness
MOMissouri Department of Public Safety
MOPettis County Sheriff's Office
MOSpringfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management
MOSt. Charles County Division of Emergency Management
MOWashington County Central Dispatch 911
MTMissoula County
NCBrunswick County
NCBurke County
NCCraven County
NCJohnston County Emergency Services
NCNew Hanover County Emergency Management
NCNorth Carolina Department of Public Safety
NCOnslow County
NCTown of Cary
NDRed River Regional Dispatch Center (RRRDC)
NEOtoe County Emergency Management
NERichardson County
NJBorough of Manasquan Office of Emergency Management
NJGalloway Township
NJMercer County
NJSalem County Office of Emergency Management
NMColfax County
NVClark County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
NYAlbany County Sheriff's Office
NYChenango County Emergency Management
NYCity of Rensselaer
NYCity of Watervliet
NYMontgomery County
NYNew York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES)
NYNew York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs
NYOntario County
NYOrange County
NYOswego County
NYOtsego County Office of Emergency Services
NYRockland County
NYSaratoga County
NYSteuben County 911
NYVillage of Green Island
NYVillage of Menands
OHCity of Jackson
OHGuernsey County Emergency Management Agency
OHMiami County Board of Commissioners
OHWilliams County Emergency Management/ 911 Communications
OKCity of Stillwater
OKOklahoma City-County Health Department
OKOklahoma County
OKWoodward County Office of Emergency Management
ORBenton County
ORJackson County Emergency Management
ORLane County
PABeaver County
PABerks County Department of Emergency Services
PAHuntingdon County Emergency Management Agency
RIProvidence Emergency Management Agency
SCAnderson County
SCChester County Emergency Management
SCMcCormick County
TNBristol Tennessee Emergency Communications District
TNCity of Franklin
TNCity of Sweetwater
TNClay County
TNFayette County
TNHardin County
TNHenry County Emergency Management Agency
TNJackson-Madison County Emergency Management Agency
TNJohnson County
TNMacon County
TNMarion County Emergency Management Agency
TNSmith County
TNTennessee Bureau of Investigation
TNUniversity of Tennessee Knoxville
TNWarren County Emergency Communications District
TNWhite County
TXArk-Tex Council of Governments
TXCity of El Paso
TXCity of Fort Worth
TXCity of Houston
TXCity of Kirby
TXCity of Richardson
TXCity of Schertz
TXDallas County Government Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
TXFort Bliss
TXFort Hood
TXLeague City
TXPanhandle Regional Planning Commission
TXTarrant County
TXTexas A&M University
TXTexas Capital Area Council of Governments
TXUniversity of North Texas Health Science Center
TXUniversity of Texas at Arlington
UTBeaver County Sheriff's Office
UTBox Elder County
UTDavis County Sheriff's Office
UTIron County
UTMorgan County Emergency Management
UTPleasant Grove City
UTRich County
UTUtah Division of Emergency Management
UTWeber County Emergency Management
VACity of Staunton
VAFort Belvoir
VAHanover County Emergency Communications Department
VAManassas Park Police
VAPrince William County
VATown of Abingdon
VAVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
WAJoint Base Lewis-McChord
WALincoln County Sheriff's Office
WAPacific County
WAPierce County
WVBoone County Emergency Management Agency
WVBraxton County
WVBrooke County
WVGrant County
WVHancock County Office of Emergency Management
WVHarrison County
WVLewis County
WVMason County
WVMingo County Emergency Management
WVMonongalia County
WVMorgan County
WVPreston County Office of Emergency Management
WVTyler County Office of Emergency Management
WVWebster County
WYFremont County Government
WYHot Springs County
WYJohnson County
WYPlatte County
WYSheridan County Emergency Management
WYSublette County Emergency Management
Last Updated: 
07/29/2014 - 11:26
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