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Police Department to Test Emergency Alert System, 9/30


North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will conduct a test of its emergency alert warning siren between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. During the siren test, individuals will hear a loud tone followed by a voice message announcing the test. Durham residents near the campus will also hear the sirens. During the test, there will be no requirement for citizens to take action or shelter in place.

University Police use the system to alert individuals about immediate life-threatening emergencies. These emergencies include but are not limited to: an armed and dangerous person on campus, major chemical or biological hazard or a tornado sighting. 

For questions and additional information, please contact Sgt. Thomas Verrault of the North Carolina Central University Police/Emergency Management Office at tverrault@nccu.edu  or (919) 530-6106.

Published: Thursday, September 26, 2019
by Media Relations and Internal Communications Coordinator, Kia C Bell [ this function might malfinction on the test server ]
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