Homeland Security: Best Practices for Local Government

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ISBN: 873261364

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Collection of contributions from public safety professionals involved in all phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Outlines the federal, state, and local roles in homeland security, with a special emphasis on the local level, where emergency response involves not only highly visible police officers and firefighters, but More »

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ISBN: 873261364

Collection of contributions from public safety professionals involved in all phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Outlines the federal, state, and local roles in homeland security, with a special emphasis on the local level, where emergency response involves not only highly visible police officers and firefighters, but also those responsible for communications, public works, public information, utilities, health, and support activities. Discusses practices such as: assessing local risks, updating building codes, intelligence-gathering activities, assessment of capabilities, employee training, communication networks, emergency operations centers.

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