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Public Safety Preparedness

The International Public Safety Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit public safety association, represents all public safety verticals: law enforcement, fire service, EMS, telecommunications, public works (water, sanitation, transportation), public health, hospitals, security, private sector, and emergency management.

Leaders can act now to proactively address staffing, equipment and other financial impacts of the pandemic
The pandemic will solidify new best practices for agencies to manage a disaster that inhibits physical EOC operations
Detailing code enforcement and fire investigation issues, including consent, warrants and other legal matters
When implemented effectively, a peer support program can be one of the best resources for first responders to access help
This timely and important event is a significant cross-disciplinary training opportunity for all public safety personnel
These concepts will yield more prepared, capable and resilient communities
For emergency responders, trauma from an act of mass violence can create a cyclical pattern of negative thinking
The 911 landscape has changed as acts of mass violence and other multi-caller/multi-victim high-threat incidents begin to increase
Fire Chief
NFPA 3000 isn’t a tactical document or a policies and procedures manual; it’s a framework to develop programs that integrate planning, response and recovery to active shooter hostile events