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New smartphone app available from Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office launches a new smartphone app, so that you can be alerted crime right at your fingertips. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office launches a new smartphone app, so that you can be alerted crime right at your fingertips.
BIRMINGHAM, AL -

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office launches a new smartphone app, so that you can be alerted crime right at your fingertips.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is available for download on both the Android and iPhone.

The JCSO app is fully integrated with Alabama's Victim Information and Notification Everyday.

The app will send out various crime alerts directly to your smartphone. Some of these alerts include Amber alerts, and also news about escapees. It also includes weather alerts and informs about other local emergenices.

"This app delivers information to the palm of your hand in a timely manner and approves our ability to be here for the public and that's what matters," said JSCO Sheriff Mike Hale.

The app is free to download and use.

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