FORT POLK - Fort Polk Home of Heroes has a new smartphone app.
Fort Polk's app, which is free, provides critical two-way communication between Fort Polk and its residents or anyone who wants to be connected with the installation.
This will be the exclusive app for communications from the installation with press releases, bulletins, alerts, an event calendar and more.
Communications to Fort Polk can be made as well. Your smartphone will now be your platform for submitting tips that may help in solving crimes and locating missing persons or vehicles.
Fort Polk's app also provides easy one-touch calling for non-emergency calls.
To get the full benefits of the application, users should enable location services. This will give exact GPS and grid coordinates should you be sending in a crime tip or a picture of a facility or area that needs attention. You cannot be tracked on this application.
You should also allow push notification which to stay up-to-date on important Fort Polk information.
To get the app, Type "Fort Polk Home of Heroes" in the search box of your app store and download for free.