Borough of Highlands, NJ
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Emergency Management

Contact:   Patrick Mason 

Location: 17-1 Shore Drive

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The Borough of Highlands is migrating from Swift911 to Nixle in order to better communicate OEM, Police and Borough notifications. To enroll in Nixle, text 07732 to 888777 and you will be sent log in information. Go to for more information about how to sign up.

One of the many features of Nixle is an automatic push notification to Facebook. This notification only works on PAGES not GROUPS so we have created the following PAGE . The current Borough Facebook GROUP will be taken down at the end of July.

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for preparing for and managing any declared or other large scale emergency, event, or occurrence, either man-made or natural, which may occur within the Highlands Borough. By law, the Office of Emergency Management must have an Emergency Operation Plan (EOP) that addresses all of the possible/probable emergencies that may occur.

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for:

  • Alert Warning and Communications
  • Damage Assessment
  • Emergency Medical
  • Emergency Operation Center
  • Emergency Public Information
  • Evacuation
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Radiological Protection
  • Emergency Shelter, Reception and Care
  • Social Services

Public Warning System

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  Hi/Low School Closing
  Wail Fire Department
  Whoop First Aid Squad
  Air Horn Imminent Severe Weather Conditions
  Alert Evacuation
  Attack Imminent Attack







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