Policy No: 02/00-59
Section 29 of the Adequacy Standards Regulation requires a police services board to have a policy with respect to emergency planning by the police service.
In addition, section 26(1) requires the Chief of Police to prepare an emergency plan for the police service that sets out the procedures to be followed during an emergency.
Furthermore, under section 26(2), the Chief of Police may adopt the municipality’s emergency plan as the police service’s emergency plan if it addresses the role and duties of the police service during an emergency, and the procedures to be followed by members of the police service during an emergency
It is the policy of the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board with respect to emergency planning that the Chief of Police will consult with the municipality and other emergency services on the development of an emergency plan that addresses the role and duties of the police service during an emergency, and the procedures to be followed by members of the police service during an emergency.Back to Adequacy Standards