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A free police application for smartphones is now available, said Police Chief Mary Lyons. The app has dozens of features, including Police Department contacts, searches for known sex offenders, a place to leave tips and feedback for police, and links to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Terror Advisory System. Lyons said that the app is not meant for making emergency calls, which should be made by dialing 911. “One best feature is our ability to send the public messages about emergencies or severe-weather alerts,” Lyons said. “It’s real-time information, which is very handy. And at the website, people can download things like accident forms.” The app is available for both Android phones and iPhones. For more information on the app, visit www.mypdapp.com.

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