Emergency Alert - Terrorist Attack

Aaron Tily made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

Currently waiting for a response from New Zealand Police, they must respond promptly and normally no later than (details and exceptions).

From: Aaron Tily

Dear New Zealand Police,

Why at no point in the early hours of the shootings was there an emergency alert to all phones in Christchurch? I've heard of a number of people who hadn't heard anything and tried picking their kids from school only to be met with armed police.

The emergency alert system was created for things like this.

Yours faithfully,

Aaron Tily

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