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Emergency Information


Emergency Line

410-737-8838, x8806

Alert Line

  • Provides special emergency information pertinent to the community
  • Call this line to hear the Swift Reach alerts that come through the automated phone messaging system
  • Updated Monday – Friday


To sign up for text alerts, at the prompt To: type the phone number, 443-947-3474 and type a message, add; You will receive a response —Swift911: Thank you for registering for Charlestown Emergency Alerts.

This Emergency Text Alert System will allow Security to notify you in emergency situations like:

  • Significant weather alerts
  • Fire or environmental emergency
  • Police activity nearby
  • Active shooter