NLPES Library—Emergency Preparedness

7/27/2020

Issues Covered by This Site

This section of the NLPES Audit Report Library includes audit reports about emergency preparedness, public safety, state troopers, firefighters, police, EMTs, disaster planning and operations and other related issues.

Instructions for Using the Report Library

To access any report listed below, go to the legislative program evaluation or performance audit agency's website. A link to the agency is provided at the end of each report citation. If you cannot locate the report, contact Brenda Erickson or the NLPES key contact for that office. 

2018 Reports

  • Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit Program: The State Could Save Millions of Dollars Annually by Implementing Lessons Learned (August 2018), Report 2018-104, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • "Kansas Wildfire Management: Evaluating the Adequacy of Kansas’ Wildfire Suppression System" (June 2018), R-18-007, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • "Kansas 911 System" (December 2018), R-18-019, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • "Bureau of Fire Services and State Fire Marshal" (March 2018), 641-0434-13F, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • "Offender Management System" (July 2018), 471-0593-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • "Facility Closures and Consolidations" (December 2018), 471-0375-11F, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • E-911 Program Update (March 2018), #18-01, New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee; https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/LFC/Default
  • "VIPER and FirstNet are Vital for Public Safety Interoperability, but VIPER Requires Upgrades" (April 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Texas Military Department (April 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov/
  • Department of Public Safety (April 2018), Texas Sunset Advisory Commission; https://www.sunset.texas.gov
  • "Wildfire Suppression Funding and Costs" (January 2018), Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee; http://leg.wa.gov/jlarc/

2019 Reports

  • California Is Not Adequately Prepared to Protect Its Most Vulnerable Residents From Natural Disasters (December 2019), Report 2019-103, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • "Automobile Theft Prevention Authority" (March 2019), 551-0108-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Michigan’s Public Safety Communications System (December 2019), 071-0147-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Administrative Missteps and Lack of Expertise Led to Delays and $3.7 Million in Unnecessary State Spending for Hurricane Matthew Recovery (May 2019), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division; http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • Follow-Up Memo on Disaster Recovery Funds Administered by the Department of Public Safety (June 2019), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED

2020 Reports

  • A Study of the Statutory Cap on the PSP Complement SR 2019-105 (May 4, 2020), Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee; http://lbfc.legis.state.pa.us/