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ICS Opening

• I know we use the Incident Command System to manage all emergency incidents in accordance with NIMS/SEMS.
• When managing an incident, I will make sure our employees are safe, we are protecting property and taking the necessary steps to bring this to a safe and timely conclusion.
• I will also make sure our employees have the tools, equipment, and training they need to do the job we are asking them to do, including:
o TOOL/EQUIPMENT: [INSERT TOOLS/EQUIPMENT HERE]
o TRAINING: [INSERT TRAINING HERE]
o POLICY: [INSERT POLICY HERE]

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ICS Initial response

• Upon hearing this broadcast, I’ll immediately respond along with my officers and sergeants and make sure we are requesting the resources we’ll need to mitigate this incident:
o [INSERT INITIAL RESOURCES HERE]

• While responding, I will gather as much information as I can and ensure immediate notifications to:
o [INSERT NOTIFICATIONS AND ANY OTHER RESOURCES NEEDED HERE]

• Upon arrival, I will assume incident command and ensure we are taking proactive steps to resolve this incident:
o [INSERT INITIAL ACTIONS HERE]

• I will assess the scene and determine the need for protective measures such: MR PESS*
o Medical aid is being performed or staged
o Rescue operations are being performed if needed.
o Public Warning, especially when suspect is outstanding. (Air Ops PA broadcast, emergency broadcast system, media & social media advisories)
o Evacuations: are being conducted if necessary
o Shelter in Place:
o Scene Security: To provide safety for on-scene personnel and protect potential criminal evidence; including MVARS. Utilize physical barriers and crime scene tape beyond any piece of evidence with designated ingress and egress locations.
o *If Officer is injured, assign another officer to accompany them to hospital and secure their gear.

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ICS command post

• I will establish a Unified Incident Command Post in a safe location AND ensure it is distinctly marked to make it readily identifiable. AD LiPSS
o Activate needed ICS positions: (COP LF) Command, Operations, Planning, Logistics/intelligence, Finance, AND
 This includes ensuring our Officers and resources are being taken care of with breaks, food, water, restrooms.
o Develop and disseminate an Incident Action Plan.
• I will APPOINT: “LiPSS”
o Liaison: for communications with allied agencies
o PIO: to handle the media, a staging location and handle all media inquiries at the direction of the Commander.
o Scribe: to record on scene activity and personnel on scene. They will be positioned at the designated ingress and egress location.
o Sergeant or Safety Officer: [IF NECESSARY: Ex: Research personnel files to contract family members, transportation to hospital, and/or handle hospital duties. Or to develop a safety plan]
• As the incident Commander, I will continually evaluate the incident to ensure we have proper personnel, equipment and resources to successfully mitigate the incident AND I will keep management updated on a frequent basis.
o [INSERT OTHER RESOURCES NEEDED TO RESOLVE INCIDENT]
 Coroner, Tow trucks, clean up crews, etc…
• I will remain as Incident Commander until properly relieved or the incident has concluded

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ICS After Action

• Make sure my Sergeants, Officers, Dispatchers, and other resources have access to EAP, PEER SUPPORT, and CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFS.
• Conduct debriefing with ALL personnel where we can talk about what did right, what we did wrong, what we can improve on, address MOU’s concerns, and address and training needs.

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ICS Documentation

• Ensure all required documentation is complete, including:
• After Action Review is submitted
• CHP 268s & CHP 275
• CHP 121 packages
• Comm-net (Unusual Occurrence)

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Closing

I understand that how major incidents like these are handled have a profound impact on our Department, the public’s perceptions and our employee’s safety. As a Lieutenant, I will manage these scenes in a manner that protects our employees, protects the public, reduces civil liability, and protects the image of the Highway Patrol.

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training and review

To start, I need to make sure myself and all of my employees are current on policy, training and law as it pertains to conducting large scale emergency operations.
required training by policy fro for officer, Hazmat for sgt.
reinforce well maintained scenes through 100 form comments, 118's public commendables.