In all LASNs where vehicles are fitted with MDTs, it is a requirement to activate the status buttons: On Case; On Scene; Depart Scene; At Hospital; Available and Clear buttons as per standard operational procedures regardless if you have used the GWN radio.
It is also important to note that you must hit Request To Clear when you have completed a case.
This not only allows the QAS to monitor and record the response cycle but also provides officer safety and welfare.
In LASNs not equipped with MDTs this action must be done over the radio in compliance with local guidelines.
It is understood that on occasions these operational steps can be easily overlooked. However, if this process is overlooked on a regular basis, it could result in QAS reviewing an officer’s performance and lead to possible disciplinary action...