COVID-19 RESOURCE INFORMATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

WASPC has created a coronavirus (COVID-19) resource library for law enforcement and its partner agencies. New information will be posted on a regular basis, so check back often.

Available Grants
National First Responder COVID-19 Grant Relief Program

COVID-19 Communications Best Practices
At this link here, you will find examples of communications best practices being used by law enforcement to communicate regarding the COVID-19 virus as well as social media best practices. Examples will be updated regularly.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Information
Availability of Test Swabs for COVID-19 Testing
CDC Guide to Determine PPE Needs - “Burn Rate” Calculator Tool
U. S. HHS Guide to Allow Pre-Screen From Dispatch for COVID in Light of HIPAA
Health Care Authority Guidance for Video ITA's
Information about Families First Coronavirus Act Pertaining to Employees and Leave
INTERPOL Guide for LE – Useful and Worthwhile Information Especially Regarding LE Officers At-home
Law Enforcement Survival Guide During the COVID-19 Pandemic
NSA Information on COVID-19 Stress on the Job and Your Own Family
PPE Guidance from US Department of Labor
Precautions
Reuse of PPEs
Responses to Questions on COVID-19
WSP Provides Best Practices for Impaired Driving Testing

Emergency Lodging Services for First Responders
King, Snohomish & Whatcom Counties
Seattle, Bellevue Area

Examples of Protocols
Clark County Sheriff's Office Starts Program to Help the Elderly
COVID Info
Decontamination, PPE & Doffing Training Videos from King County Sheriff's Office
Decontamination Procedures-COVID-19
Exposure Defined
Guidance Regarding Service of Civil Protection Orders and Criminal No Contact Orders (COVID-19)
Guidelines and Questions to Ask if Your Community Will Have an Isolation/Quarantine Facility Established - from Kent PD Chief Padilla
Homeland Security Best Practices for LE Exposure and Risk Mitigation
Non-Work Exposure
Officer/Deputy Personnel Exposure plan – Dallas PD
Potential Work-Related Exposure

GTWO Reference Library
4/13/2020 - Governor and DOC Release Plan to Reduce Prison Population in Response to COVID-19
4/10/2020 - Community Engagement Resources from the Joint Info Center (JIC)
4/9/2020 - Farm Workers as Essential
4/6/2020 - Guidelines for State Regulatory Agencies

Guidance for Hit Confirmation and Locate Procedures During COVID-19
CJIS Guidance on NCIC

Jails
CDC Toolkit for Correctional and Detention Facilities
Inmate Population - Mutual Aid Agreements
NW Shuttle System
Suggestions to Jails for managing the impacts of COVID-19

National Sheriffs Association Resources
The Stafford Act & Other COVID-19 Funding Resources Webinar  | Slides available here
NSA Phase IV In the New Normal - Recoil, Recovery, and Resiliency From the COVID-19
NSA Resources for Responding to Sexual Violence Calls During the Covid-19 Crisis
NSA Suggestions for Patrol and Corrections to Supplement Current CDC Guidelines

PERF Daily COVID-19 Reports (posted with permission from PERF)
PERF is sending its members daily updates about agencies' responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. Click on the links below to view the current and past editions of the daily report:

Public Safety & Homeland Security
Washington State Fusion Center Fully Operational

Public Safety Psychologists (Lynnwood) - Staying Sane Updates
Staying Sane Balance Edition
Staying Sane Spring 2020 Edition
Staying Sane Flexibility Edition
Staying Sane Strength Edition
Staying Sane Gratitude Edition
Staying Sane Resilience Edition
Staying Sane Humility Edition
Staying Sane Compassion Edition

TSA
TSA Practices for Hand Wanding -  for Court Security Issues

U. S. Customs & Border Patrol
Travel Restrictions at U. S. Northern & Southwestern Borders