Originally Posted by Bugeater
And I have to take the unpopular position and side with King here...repeated alerts to people's cell phones is excessive, one notification of the situation is adequate. The purpose of it is to make people aware, not whip up everyone in every adjoining state into a frenzy. Otherwise you'll have people opting out and/or shutting off their phones which completely defeats the purpose.
I wasn't even aware that they sent alerts to cell phones, I've never gotten one on mine.
I, too, didn't realize that as I've never received amber alerts on my phone.