Twitter Alerts

Twitter Alerts on SmartphoneWest Yorkshire Police now has the ability to use the newly released Twitter Alert system to keep people updated during emergencies.

The system will be used for significant issues when people need to receive warnings, evacuation details, safety alerts or further instructions. It will only be used when dealing with the most serious incidents.

When a Twitter Alert is sent out it will be sent immediately to subscribers as a text message and will be displayed prominently on the social networking site.

Read more about Twitter Alert here or visit to sign up to alerts from West Yorkshire Police.

View a Twitter Alerts summary document produced by Twitter.

View our West Yorkshire Police presentation on Twitter Alerts, including how to set them up.