The Police Department in Natural Disaster Operations
Kennedy, Will C.
Brooks, Michael T.
Vargo, Stephen M.
Disaster Research Center
Understanding the operation of the police department --I communities which experience disasters is the concern of the following pages. Every year, many American communities mobilize their resources to cope with various kinds of emergencies, some of which are disasters. Each community has a variety of resources which it can bring to bear in these emergency situations. The major component of such resources is the organizations which exist in the community. Such organizations become the functional and operational arms of the community during the emergency period.
Police , natural disaster , disaster related tasks , nuclear catastrophe