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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Main
Monday September 14th, 2015 :: 08:46 a.m. PDT


Kern County Sheriff’s Office Nixle News Release Advisories

On Friday, September 18, 2015 the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will be transferring all news release advisories, including news releases, incident announcements, and Coroner’s news releases, to the Nixle system.

The Nixle system was introduced to the media several months ago. Nixle subscribers can sign up for Nixle alerts which can be received via email, smart phone, or both.

Members of the media who wish to sign up for Sheriff’s Office Nixle alerts can email their name, email address, and cell phone number including area code, to Public Information Officer Ray Pruitt at

As a reminder, the Sheriff’s Office will discontinue sending news release advisories via the old news release system at 5:00 pm on September 18, 2015.


Kern County Sheriff's Office - Main
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-391-7500

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