CodeRed Alert Phone Numbers

in News
19. 04. 05

In preparation for the storm season, please add these CodeRed phone numbers to your contacts list. By adding these numbers to your contacts, users of the Code Red notification system will know when CodeRed is calling and won’t mistakenly believe it is a telemarketer.


The CodeRED Community Emergency Alert system is used by Pennington County to notify residents and businesses of critical situations and provide information regarding necessary actions. With this system,

a specific geographic area can be selected to send messages to those within that area. You can register to receive phone messages, text messages and e-mail messages in case of emergency. The system is TTY/TDD compatible.

Events that may generate a message from the CodeRED Community Emergency Alert system include:

Weather Warnings

  • Severe Thunderstorm
  • Tornado
  • Flash Flood

Emergency Events

  • Evacuation Order
  • Shelter-in-Place Order
  • Gas Leak
  • Boil Water Advisory
  • Amber Alert


  • Community events with road closures
  • Major traffic disruption

To register for CodeRed, click here.



New Direct Phone Numbers

The new Corrections (Jail) Phone Number is 218-416-7097. Please call this number for any inmate related questions.

Inmate voice mail line is 218-416-1120.

Sentence to Serve (STS) / Wade Cota - 218-683-7001

Jail Administrator / Dave Casanova -  218-416-7095 * Assistant Jail Administrator / Jo Williams - 218-416-7098 * Jail Programmer / Travis Black - 218-416-7082