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NCJ Number: 134694 Find in a Library
Title: Community Emergency Planning: A Handbook for Police
Author(s): H Tremblay
Corporate Author: Canadian Police College
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 158
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Police College
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3J2, Canada
Publication Number: ISBN 0-662-17169-1
Sale Source: Canadian Police College
P.O. Box 8900
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3J2,
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This manual explains the principles and procedures that police agencies and other community agencies should use in assessing their community's vulnerability to risk and developing emergency procedures.
Abstract: The basic principles of emergency planning involve the selection and maintenance of the objective; the specification of legal authority for action; the establishment of lines of authority; development of knowledge of community resources; and the use of cooperation, foresight, imagination, concentration, and economy. In conducting a community vulnerability analysis the population, industries, transportation, topography, and historical records of past experiences should all be considered. Attention to the time and space characteristics of major emergencies is also crucial. Diagrams, forms, sample procedures, checklists, and appended sample procedures and related materials
Main Term(s): Disaster procedures; Emergency procedures
Index Term(s): Canada; Contingency planning; Emergency communications; Foreign police training
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