Emergency Alerts - Code Red

Emergency Alerts

Truckee Police Department and the Truckee Fire Protection District use the CodeRED Emergency Alert System as our primary method of communication during critical incidents. CodeRED is an opt-in notification system, and these alerts may be received as text, email, landline, cell phone, and TTY. By joining CodeRED we will be on one platform with Nevada County creating consistency between our jurisdictions. Residents and visitors are encouraged to subscribe to CodeRED to stay informed in the event of an emergency.

Register for CodeRED emergency alerts:
• Online at CodeRED
• Call 211 or 1-833-DIAL211
• Text ReadyNevadaCounty to 99411 and follow the prompt to register

Add CodeRED to your contacts:

  • Emergency calls will originate from (866) 419-5000.
  • Non-emergency calls will originate from (855) 969-4636.
  • Texts will originate from different numbers depending on the cellular service provider.

For Frequently Asked Questions relating to CodeRED, click here.

Understanding Evacuation

If an evacuation order is announced, leave immediately following the directions in the order. Do not attempt to take large amounts of personal items. These orders are only announced when there is imminent threat to life.

The following websites provide useful information for emergency preparedness and planning and information regarding current incidents. Take the time to plan ahead and create your own personal action plan with the useful information that can be found on these websites:

CodeRED Mobile Alert App Overview

CodeRED Emergency Alert Managed Account Overview