CCT.PSD

The Public Safety Division carries out the essential and honorable function of educating and protecting the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

Evacuation Warnings

LEVEL 1 – EVACUATION WARNING

PERSONS ARE WARNED THAT CURRENT/PROJECTED THREATS FROM HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE APPROACHING THREAT ARE SEVERE.

THIS IS THE TIME FOR PREPARATION, AND PRECAUTIONARY MOVEMENT OF PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, MOBILE PROPERTY, AND (UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES) PETS AND LIVESTOCK.

PLEASE PACK YOUR MEDICATIONS AND ANY OTHER MEDICAL EQUIPMENT NEEDS, TOILETRIES/PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS, A CHANGE OF CLOTHES, AND SLEEPING BAGS OR BLANKETS, SO THAT YOU ARE PREPARED FOR EVACUATION.

WE WILL ATTEMPT TO KEEP YOU ADVISED AS CONDITIONS CHANGE. PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS.

IF CONDITIONS WORSEN, WE WILL MAKE EVERY ATTEMPT TO CONTACT YOU.

LEVEL 2 – PREPARE TO LEAVE

CONDITIONS INDICATE A GOOD PROBABILITY THAT HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE APPROACHING THREAT WILL SEVERELY LIMIT OUR ABILITY TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY SERVICES PROTECTION. DANGEROUS CONDITIONS EXIST THAT MAY THREATEN YOUR RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS.

YOU MUST PREPARE TO LEAVE AT A MOMENTS NOTICE

FIRE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ARE WORKING IN THIS AREA TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT WHEN TO LEAVE AND THE ROUTE(S) TO BE TAKEN. PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SHOULD LEAVE NOW.

THIS MAY BE THE ONLY NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE

YOU WILL BE KEPT ADVISED AS CONDITIONS CHANGE, IF POSSIBLE PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS.

LEVEL 3 – EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY

CURRENT CONDITIONS PRESENT SPECIFIC AND IMMEDIATE THREAT(S) TO THE LIFE AND SAFETY OF PERSONS WITHIN THIS AREA

YOU ARE ADVISED TO EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY.

FIRE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ARE WORKING IN THIS AREA TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE ROUTE(S) TO TAKE.

IF A TEMPORARY SHELTER HAS BEEN SET UP, IT IS LOCATED AT___________________________________

IF YOU CHOOSE TO IGNORE THIS ADVISEMENT, YOU MUST UNDERSTAND THAT EMERGENCY SERVICES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE. VOLUNTEERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE AREA TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE.

ROADBLOCKS AND 24-HOUR PATROLS WILL BE ESTABLISHED IN THE AREA. RESIDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RETURN UNTIL CONDITIONS ARE SAFE.

AREA RADIO STATIONS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO BROADCAST PERIODIC UPDATES.