Planning for Critical Incident Responses

Information Memo

Published: August 22, 2020

Planning for Critical Incident Responses
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Find information and guidance for Minnesota law enforcement agencies on planning for and managing critical incidents such as officer-involved shootings and use of force police actions resulting in death or serious injury.  Discusses post-incident issues such as counseling, care officers, administrative leave, preparation for potential criminal proceedings. Outlines incident management activities related to statements, evidence preservation, and identifying witnesses.

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