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Emergency Management

Contact: William Kane
Phone:  (732) 241-8931
Location: 17-1 Shore Drive


Communication with the community via text, voice messaging, and/or email.

Text 07732 to 888777 and you will be sent login information.

To view more information regarding Nixle, click here.   


Click here to follow the official Borough of Highlands Facebook page, which receives push notifications through Nixle.

Click here to follow the official Highlands Emergency Management page.  

Standard Operation Guidelines for public notification

Click below to review the SOP guidelines for public notifications.

Highlands OEM - SOP Guidelines for public notifications - 2022

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for preparing for and managing any declared or other large-scale emergencies, events, or occurrences, 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: