We have a police NIXLE notification system on this island that is supposed to be used for emergency notifications.
Unfortunately our Hawaii County Police Department uses it at times to promote themselves and send out notices that I would consider non-emergency related.
Here is a snippet of the most recent emergency Nixle notice I just received:
….the Hawaiʻi Police Department has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA). Chief Kubojiri was among the police officials who received the coveted award at the CALEA fall conference on November 17 in Jacksonville, Florida…