In any emergency or threat environment, law enforcement agencies should 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.
These documents establish guidelines for evacuating buildings and communities due to a bomb, chemical-biological, hazardous material, fire, or natural disaster threat.
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