Responding and Beyond



This content discusses types of emergency responders focusing on law enforcement, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and fire department personnel. Included in this content is a discussion of the importance of responder safety and how to choose appropriate responding agencies based on caller details. This content also provides a look at an Incident Command System for emergency situations requiring mutual aid from multiple agencies and discusses resource information such as map, time, priority, and follow up procedures.


IDENTIFY the major types of responders.

RECALL key factors of situations requiring mutual aid.

IDENTIFY how to obtain and relay information to insure responder safety.

IDENTIFY types of follow-up procedures.