Laura Farinella
Chief of Police
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Subject :Take Part in Laguna Beach's Annual AlertOC Test, Register Today!
Contact :Jordan Villwock, Emergency Operations Coordinator    (949) 497-0389

Often disasters occur rapidly, forcing evacuations and road closures to neighborhoods. AlertOC, Orange County’s mass notification system, is the critical link for residents to immediately learn any required actions, such as evacuating their homes during an imminent fire.

On October 18th at 1:00 p.m., Laguna Beach residents will receive a call to test the system. The drill will replicate a large scale, multi-jurisdictional emergency requiring thousands of phone numbers to be called simultaneously across Orange County’s entire region. This is the seventh annual regional test of the system and will include 20 participating cities.

Residents can do their part to prepare for emergencies by registering for AlertOC. The time is now to self-register cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses to be a part of the regional test. For more information or to register alternate phone numbers or e-mail addresses, visit