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Notice of Changes to Text Alert System on Website


The Escambia County Sheriff's Office upgraded its text message alert notification feature on March 29, 2019. The upgraded text alert system features a new link in the message body. The messages will continue to come from 96167 or 470-219-3777. Below is an example of an alert with the previous link and a sample of the same alert with the new link:

Screenshots of current text alert link example compared to new text alert link example

As shown above, the message body will have a Subject line and a From address of Escambia Sheriff AL. There will still be an option to change subscription at the bottom of the message.

To sign up for alert notifications from our office, to change your subscription, or to unsubscribe from our alerts, please go to our Sign Up for Alerts page: 

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office welcomes any feedback from the community on this text alert upgrade. To provide feedback, please contact us at 251.809.0741.

As always, we wish to thank the public for their continued support of law enforcement. We believe the unique partnership we have between the public and law enforcement enhances the security and quality of life we all enjoy.