Be Prepared

Public Alert Bulletin Board Number 833-512-5378

Current Events Map

See the current evacuation areas in the event of an emergency. You can also look up your zone through this map.

Recent Notifications

See the most recent emergency events that have been sent out through the BCSO notification systems.

Sign up for BCSO CodeRED Notifications

Sign up to receive emergency notification by phone, text message or email. Or you can call 1.866.939.0911 for help in signing up.


The Alert FM system is an emergency alert and messaging system that utilizes FM radio frequencies to deliver critical information during disasters and emergencies. The system is designed to provide accurate and timely information to the public through specially equipped FM radio receivers, such as those found in many smartphones, and other compatible devices. The Alert FM system is capable of delivering a range of alerts, including severe weather warnings, natural disasters, AMBER alerts, and other emergency notifications.

AlertFM Application form


The Butte County Community Emergency Response Team (BCCERT) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, that falls under the BCSO umbrella. The BCCERT organization enhances the BCSO mission by providing services to the citizens of Butte County during emergencies. BCCERT volunteers attend events and take the opportunity to educate the public regarding emergency preparedness.  BCCERT volunteers assist in emergency related logistics such as delivering necessities to citizens, manning call centers, and assisting with the emergency notification system as well as GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) transmissions.