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  • Fire Prevention Information (3)
    JR-8200.2000

    Fire Prevention Information

    JR-8200.2000

    Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to protect homes, businesses and property from the threat of fire. Fire prevention programs provide information about faulty wiring and other electrical hazards, kitchen fires, smoking risks, child-related fire safety, flammable materials storage, brush clearance, fire retardant building materials and ground cover, techniques for fighting a fire until the fire agency arrives (first aid firefighting) and other similar topics. Included are programs that inspect the homes of individual citizens and give them a report which recommends ways to protect their property as well as those that deal with fire safety in a more general way.
  • Hazardous Materials Control (1)
    JD-6500.1800

    Hazardous Materials Control

    JD-6500.1800

    Programs that control the levels of hazardous substances that are released into the environment and manage the disposal of hazardous waste materials that are byproducts of an industrial society.
  • Neighborhood Watch Programs (1)
    FN-1500.1550-600

    Neighborhood Watch Programs

    FN-1500.1550-600

    Programs that encourage total community involvement in discouraging preventable crime by organizing awareness meetings to help neighbors get to know one another and look out for each other, learn to secure their property, and recognize and report suspicious activity. Technical assistance may also be provided. Included are Park Watch programs that encourage residents to be on the lookout for and report vandalism or other criminal activity in local parks.
  • Personal Alarm Systems (1)
    PH-1800.6260

    Personal Alarm Systems

    PH-1800.6260

    Programs that provide electronic equipment which connects frail elderly individuals, people who have disabilities or people at risk of violence from an ex-partner with the police, participating hospitals, paramedics or other sources of emergency assistance.
 
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