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Tribal Compliance Assistance Center

Public Safety Topics

This section provides information on how tribes help ensure public safety and provide emergency planning, fire protection, and police protection. Topics covered include how to analyze community hazards, develop emergency response plans, and respond to hazards and suppress them. For the most up-to-date information, visit EPA's Office of Emergency Management Web site.

A good police force can help reduce crime and give residents peace of mind.
Firefighters can have a risky job that is only made safer through proper resources and equipment.
Wildfires can endanger a community which must turn to its emergency response teams for safety.
Police not only fight crime, they also help the public respond to emergencies.
New firetrucks can be expensive, but are very effective in more densely populated areas.
Public Safety Management
Compliance Assistance Resources
Regulatory Requirements
Financial Resources

For related information visit EPA’s National Indian Country Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Priority site and EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program in Indian country site.

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