No, the siren covers a specific area; if you live close to the siren, it may be louder to you than someone farther away.
FAQ Topic: Public Safety
No, the siren is intended to warn people who are outdoors of impending danger in order to seek shelter.
The siren is activated by Oakwood Public Safety dispatchers when the National Weather Service issues a Tornado Warning for Montgomery County, Ohio.
The siren duration is one minute.
The siren is tested at 12:00 pm the first Monday of every month.
Temporary No Parking Signs may be issued by the Oakwood Public Safety Department for the purpose of reserving on-street parking spaces, when off-street parking or loading spaces are not large enough. Access Temporary No Parking Signs for additional information, and/or to request “no parking” signs.
Your home security system can be registered with the Oakwood Public Safety Department by calling (937) 298-2122. Home Alarm System Information
The Oakwood Public Safety Department offers a free Vacant House Check (VHC) program to all Oakwood residents. The VHC program is a crime prevention tool that can be beneficial in protecting your residence while you are away. Once enrolled in the program, Public Safety Officers will make periodic checks of your residence while you are … Continued
Ambulance billing is managed by an outside billing service. Please call the number listed on your invoice.
The Public Works Department maintains and flushes fire hydrants. Please contact them at (937) 298-0777 with any questions or concerns.