Sign up for Swift 911 – a FREE app for your smart phone that can be downloaded so you can keep informed of emergencies and other important events or messages. The Borough and its Office of Emergency Management utilizes the SwiftReach Networks program to send alerts and notifications. It is similar to what you may remember as being called “Reverse 911.” Go to the Borough of Bergenfield website to register your number and get the free app for your smart phone.
(*The following is taken from the SwiftReach Networks website at SwiftReach - Swift 911)
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