EMC334 - Self-activation?? 2/2
Why officials deny any form of self-activation varies. It can be from a lack of trust of the unit leaders, a desire to enforce control no matter what, an inability to see benefits that can be derived, or policy from higher up in the government.
EMC333 - Self-activation?? 1/2
The concept of self activation can be a sensitive and misleading one, yet serve a vital purpose in some situations. Here is an example where it IS approved by local government.
The Bulletins are addressed to the Emergency Management Agency (with sub-addresses to others) with the intent that the Radio Officer, ACS Coordinator or other unit participant will deliver them to the agency coordinator, and discuss their topics.
2002-03 EmComm Bulletins
TO: Emergency Communications Units - Information Bulletin
TO: Emergency Management Agencies via Internet and Radio
FROM: Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services