Municipal Public Safety Agencies


Includes law enforcement and first responders for municipal/regional public safety in Canada; including Police, Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance services.

Associated Inventory

Municipal Police Dispatch
Municipal Fire and Ambulance Dispatch
Municipal 911 Call Centre

Operational Concepts

AreaRole and Responsibility
Commercial Vehicle OperationsLocal public safety agencies communicate with commercial vehicle carriers to determine the exact chemicals involved in a hazardous materials spill.
Local public safety agencies respond to calls from commercial vehicle drivers about hazardous materials spills.
Emergency ManagementCoordinate resource sharing with emergency management agencies during disaster response, recovery and evacuation situations.
Dispatch Police, Fire, and EMS to incidents within the municipalities.
Receive emergency calls for incidents (for those municipalities with 9-1-1 centres).
Implement disaster response and emergency evacuation plans.
Work with Emergency Management Agencies to develop disaster response and emergency evacuation plans for large scale emergencies.
Coordinate with Emergency Management agencies on emergency alerts to be distributed to the public.
Coordinate response to incidents near the border with Customs and Border Protection.
Incident ManagementResponsible for providing incident information to the traffic management (including bridge/tunnel operators, state and provincial traffic agencies, and regional traffic authorities) detected by patrol vehicles or motorist call-ins.
Coordinate response with other public safety agencies.