Term Public Safety
Code JR
Definition Programs whose primary purpose is to ensure the safety of the community by issuing warnings regarding public health hazards or other conditions which may affect the well-being of people in the immediate area; rescuing people who are lost, stranded or the victim of an accident; connecting people whose lives are at risk with appropriate emergency response agencies; supplying safety equipment; and sponsoring educational activities that make the public aware of measures they can take to eliminate safety hazards, prevent accidents and avoid behaviors that place them in peril.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 6/30/08
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See Also References Criminal Justice and Legal Services (F)
Disaster Services (TH)
Emergency Management Associations (TN-1870)
External Classification Terms Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness & Relief (NTE M)
Public Safety, Disaster Services (NPC M)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
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