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Civil emergencies

Authorised Professional Practice

This page is from APP, the official source of professional practice for policing.

Civil emergencies

Police forces require robust, yet flexible, emergency planning arrangements to meet the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, and to facilitate a professional, structured response to any emergency, regardless of the cause.

As such, many organisations including National Policing Chiefs Council and the College of Policing have committed to the principles of the Charter for Families Bereaved through Public Tragedy.

This APP module covers:

It consolidates information from a variety of sources including decommissioned guidance, relevant legislation, the Strategic Policing Requirement, the National Policing Requirement and Joint Emergency Service Interoperability Principles (JESIP) products.

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