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File #: 181817    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving a Suburban Mutual Assistance Response Teams Agreement between and among the City of Milwaukee and other participating Southeastern Wisconsin municipalities.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Agreement
Number
181817
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution approving a Suburban Mutual Assistance Response Teams Agreement between and among the City of Milwaukee and other participating Southeastern Wisconsin municipalities.
Analysis
This resolution approves the City of Milwaukee’s participation in the Suburban Mutual Assistance Response Teams Agreement, under which the Milwaukee Police Department and other Southeastern Wisconsin law enforcement agencies would assist one another in an extraordinary situation (e.g., severe storm, hazardous material incident or hostage situation) by assigning some of their personnel, equipment and other available resources to assist the affected law enforcement agency that is unable to effectively respond to the situation on its own. The resolution also requests the Chief of Police, and directs the City Clerk and the City Attorney, to execute the Agreement on behalf of the City.
Body
Whereas, Extraordinary situations may arise which are beyond the capabilities of individual law enforcement agencies to address effectively in terms of personnel, equipment or other available resources; and

Whereas, Examples of these situations include severe storms, floods, hazardous material incidents, transportation accidents, large fires, public disorder, barricaded subjects, hostage situations, terrorist activities and dignitary protection; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee Police Department and other Southeastern Wisconsin law enforcement agencies have expressed their intent to assist one another in a situation of this type by assigning some of their personnel, equipment and other available resources to assist the affected law enforcement agency, thereby more fully safeguarding the lives, persons and property of all citizens in the area; and

Whereas, A mutual aid agreement is a definite and prearranged written agreement and plan whereby regular response and assistance is provided in the event of an extraordinary situat...

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