Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 12: Public Safety and Emergency Management

Handbook Chapter

Published: August 11, 2020

Public Safety and Emergency Management
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See accompanying model documents below.

This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Find out how cities may protect the public safety through regulations, such as adopting and enforcing the State Building Code, and providing services like police, fire protection or ambulance. Learn about preparing for and carrying out emergency functions to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage from disasters such as flooding or tornadoes.

Use these model documents with the discussion on “Public Safety and Emergency Management:”