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Each resident and business within the Kent or Franklin Township (or a more narrowly defined area) can receive a message via telephone, cell phone, text, email or TDD/TTY phone with an emergency alert. The size of area covered will depend on the nature of the emergency.
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Swift 911™ is a computerized telephone calling system that can be used to notify you of an emergency situation such as a severe storm, water line break, evacuation need or some other dangerous condition.
Normally, the City of Kent Emergency Dispatch Center can activate or send an alert, or other trained city staff if the need is appropriate to their responsibilities.
To be sure you are listed, sign up for Swift 911 alerts by providing your contact information by mail or by visiting our Swift911™ page and registering online.
See our Swift911™ page and register online. You may also supply information by mailing it to us.
Simply provide your information by navigating to our Swift911™ page.
Click on the Swift 911 link at the bottom right and select the "Remove" button. You may also put your request in writing to:City Manager's Office301 S Depeyster StreetKent, OH 44240