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Public Safety Programs
The public safety program seeks to advance the broader understanding of regional public safety issues and help meet the public safety needs of member local governments and their residents.
Examples of programs areas are regional emergency plans and agreements; crime control and anti-terrorism programs; traffic safety campaigns; emergency communications systems; fire safety campaigns; police and fire statistical reports; training programs for police, fire, and corrections personnel; regional competitions and award programs; and symposiums on topics of special interests such as hate crimes, graffiti reduction and judicial interest in drug sentencing, domestic violence, and child abuse.
Human Services and Public Safety Policy Committee
It is the goal of the HSPSPC to provide the overall oversight on human service and public safety matters for the COG Board of Directors; including law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services, emergency management, corrections, animal services, public health, foster care, child care, housing ,mental health and substance abuse programs.
Subcommittees that provide further technical expertise in law enforcement, fire protection, corrections, and emergency and disaster management are subordinate to the above technical committees.
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