‘Code Blue’ Could Empower Police With EAS Alerts


“We interrupt this programming to inform you of threats of law enforcement and for your help in apprehending dangerous suspects.”

That’s a message broadcast media could soon be required to air, thanks to a proposal that would empower local law enforcement with FCC-mandated “Blue Alerts.”

RBR + TVBR OBSERVATION (full text below, for members only): We really like Chairman Pai. We love law enforcement officers. But, would “Blue Alerts” go too far in giving local authorities the power to take over your airwaves?

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