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The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for evacuating buildings and communities due to a bomb, chemical-biological, hazardous material, fire, or natural disaster threat.
In any emergency or threat environment, it is the policy of this law enforcement agency to determine the necessity and the means to evacuate citizens from imminent danger. The safety of persons, including emergency service providers is the first priority in a threatened area. It is essential that evacuations be planned and carried out systematically, efficiently and in a manner that gives primary consideration to the protection of human life.