Alabama - Emergency Operations Plans: Interagency Coordination: Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages or requires inter-agency coordination as part of initial emergency plan development only.

Alabama Code 16-1-44 School safety plans.

(a) (1) Each local board of education shall adopt a comprehensive school safety plan for each school under the authority of the board.

  • (2) The local board or its agent shall examine the conditions and operations of each school under the authority of the local board to determine hazards to student and staff safety and shall propose changes, if needed to promote the prevention of dangerous problems and circumstances.
  • (3) In developing the plan for each school, the local board or its agent shall involve community law enforcement, safety officials including community fire and emergency management assigned to the school.

(b) (1) The board shall incorporate into the plan the following:

  • a. A protocol for addressing serious threats to the safety of school property, students, employees, or administrators including, but not limited to, a specific code red school safety plan.
  • b. A protocol for responding to emergency events that compromise the safety of school property, students, and employees.
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