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Police to send text message alerts
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Want to know more about what’s going on in the city when it comes to traffic, advisories and alerts? McMinnville Police Department is offering a service to keep you updated.“We see this as an effective tool in dissemination of timely alerts, advisory and community information that will keep the public aware of local situations that may affect them,” said McMinnville Police Chief Bryan Denton. The department has begun utilizing an electronic messaging system that allows direct communication with interested persons who sign up to receive messages via e-mail or text message to their mobile device.