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Law and Lawyers in the Incident Command System
Seattle University Law Review
  • Clifford J. Villa, University of New Mexico
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ICS is a “management system designed to enable effective, efficient incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure.” Through the use of standardized positions (e.g., incident commander), common terminology (e.g., incident command post), and consistent management philosophies (e.g., unity of command), ICS seeks to facilitate the rapid integration of personnel from different agencies and entities into one organization to meet a common objective.
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Clifford J. Villa. "Law and Lawyers in the Incident Command System" Seattle University Law Review Vol. 36 (2013) p. 1855
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