Shippensburg Police Department


Fred A. Scott, Chief of Police


60 West Burd Street ~ Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257 ~ Department: 717.532.7361 Fax: 717.532.2313

          Please pull over to the right for lights and siren....whether they are coming up behind you or driving on the other side of the road...Please pull over toward the right hand side for lights and siren         



Dealing with Specific Disasters


Dealing with Specific Disasters

Having an emergency plan and a disaster supply kit will help you manage in almost every kind of crisis, whether natural or caused by humans. However, each situation requires specific kinds of preparation and action.

Read through these pages to familiarize yourself with the variety of hazards and what to do. Even if some are not likely to be a danger in your community, you may encounter them during your travels.

For those disasters you are most likely to experience at home, use the tips here as starting points and reminders. Contact your local emergency management agency and do your own research (see Disasters links for helpful Internet sites) to add to your knowledge.

             Thunderstorms                                            Fires

             Floods                                                         Volcanoes

             Hurricanes                                                  Hazardous Materials

             Tornadoes                                                  Nuclear Power

             Earthquakes                                               Terrorist Attacks

             Extreme Temperatures



Shippensburg Police Department  Phone - 717-532-7361  Fax - 717-532-2313        Last Modified :01/30/12 11:28 PM          Copyright 2008