Planning for Critical Incident Responses

Informational Memo

Published: March 6, 2018

Planning for Critical Incident Responses
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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 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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