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Emergency Text Messaging Systems

Alerts for City of Oxford and Surrounding Areas

Neighborhood-level information by text message and email. Register now. It's quick and easy. NixleThe Oxford Police Department, Oxford Township Police Department, and Butler County (OH) Sheriff's Office use Nixle to distribute important information regarding incidents in the community, including traffic and weather alerts affecting the Oxford, OH area. 

For assistance with your Nixle account, you may contact Nixle's customer service center at

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Alerts for Campus Visitors and Guests

Guests and Visitors to Miami University may choose to opt-in to receive emergency notifications during their time on campus.

To receive emergency information by text message:

  • Text the phrase “muguest” to 79516
  • Guests and visitors may reply STOP to cancel the service

Please contact the IT Services Support Desk for assistance: 513-529-7900 or

Miami University Police Department

Dial 9-1-1 if you have an emergency. If you require immediate police assistance or wish to report a criminal offense, call the police dispatcher at 513-529-2222.

Contact Information

Police Services Center
4945 Oxford-Trenton Road
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513-529-2222 | 24 hours | Non-Emergency

Substation Locations

Armstrong Student Center - 1055

Farmer School of Business - 1001

King Library - 31

Yager Stadium - 180