8.6.2 - Emergency Risk Communications Plan

Standard: There shall be a communications plan that is reviewed and updated periodically, to accurately and effectively communicate with the public and experts during a catastrophic event that attracts significant media attention, such as a health emergency, terrorist attack, earthquake or storm. The crisis communication plan shall delineate individuals responsible for communicating with the press, chain of command on notifying proper people of the incident and communicating status updates. 

Suggested Evidence of Compliance: Provide a copy of the Emergency Risk Communications Plan and the most recent review.

Informational reference in the Management of Park and Recreation Agencies, (2010), 3rd Ed., Chapter 22 – Law Enforcement and Security, pp. 634-637.

Agency Evidence of Compliance:

DPRAC 1.10.4 - Dealing with Catastrophic Incidents

Agency Self Assessment: MET