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1.  Emergency Notification System


The City's Emergency Notification System allows Lake Forest Police and Fire to more efficiently reach out to the public in case of an emergency event. Residents should continue to call 911 in case of an emergency.

Examples of times when the emergency system can be utilized include instances of: drinking water contamination, utility outage, evacuation notice and routes, missing persons, fires or floods, chemical spills or gas leaks, and other public safety emergency incidents where rapid and accurate notification is essential for life safety.

Lake Forest resident and business landline telephone numbers have been downloaded from telephone company records. To add a cell phone or work phone to the notification list and customize your contact information, please complete or modify the registration form.

Sign up for Code Red here. You may update your contact information or modify it at any time.  

To download the Code Red Mobile Alert app, click here.  


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220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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