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March 2021 | Article | Uploaded in:
Law enforcement ride alongs have garnered questions about coverage from MCIT members. Members are concerned about some of the risks involved with permitting law enforcement ride alongs, how to manage that risk and how MCIT coverage applies.
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10 Safety and Health Essentials for Law Enforcement provides valuable information about 10 safety and health areas that generate the most questions and concerns from law enforcement.
July 2020 | Article | Uploaded in:
Some categories of volunteers, however, are granted coverage in the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act. Resource explains when a volunteer's injury or illness may be compensable under workers' compensation.
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Advances in vaccinations, screening and antibiotics have made tuberculosis a relatively rare disease in the United States. However, with the recent outbreak and past occurrences in correctional facilities, members are encouraged to review their disease control policies and procedures, and update them as necessary to maintain the safety and health of employees, inmates and the public.
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Drones (unmanned aerial systems) have the ability to aid government entities in many ways: bridge and ditch inspection, mapping, surveillance, and search and rescue, to identify a few. As with any technology, the use of drones does not come without risk.
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An overview of dog bites and liability risks surrounding use of law enforcement canines and potential immunities for public entities.
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This body-worn cameras model policy is a Minnesota-specific response to the need for guidance on body-worn camera use, specifically by law enforcement, and related data administration issues under existing state laws, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and Records Retention Schedule.
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In conjunction with the League of Minnesota Cities and the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, MCIT provides "Use of Body-worn Cameras" white paper for its members. It identifies some of the more significant policy choices that agencies should consider in developing their own body-worn camera policy.
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The “10 Risk Exposures of Law Enforcement Vehicle Use” is a toolkit that identifies each exposure and offers recommendations and additional resources to help prevent losses related to people and property. Additionally, tips are provided on how to work with Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT), the county’s coverage provider, to help expedite claims when they arise.
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When considering engaging an expert to evaluate the security of public facilities, an organization should evaluate the impact of that assessment on the organization's liability.