State and Local Domestic Preparedness Stakeholders Forum Proceedings, August 27-28, 1998, Washington, DC [open pdf - 7MB]
"This links to the index page for the 1998 State and Local Domestic Preparedness Stakeholders Forum held in Washington, DC. Included on the index page are links to the full document, broken up into sections. From August 27 through August 28, 1998, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) held a Stakeholders' Forum in Washington, D.C. to focus on ways the federal government could best assist state and local jurisdictions respond to incidents of domestic terrorism. The forum was attended by over 250 representatives from state, local, and federal agencies, and was a listening and learning opportunity for Federal officials to garner information from state and local representatives as to how Federal departments can assist these jurisdictions plan for, and respond to, incidents of domestic terrorism involving chemical and biological agents and nuclear and explosive devices. Representatives from state and local law enforcement, fire and emergency medical service personnel, public works and other emergency response agencies (also known as first responders), and representatives from state and local governments were been invited. Also invited were representatives from those federal agencies whose missions involve assisting state and local jurisdictions prepare for terrorist incidents."