Information Resources for Responders

Maine's first responders are the backbone of our State's ability to deal with any emergency. Therefore, planning, training and exercise for all hazards, hazardous materials and homeland security are closely coordinated.

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Responder Reference Documents

  • Suspicious Substance Protocol: Guidelines for first responders' use when dealing with a suspicious substance, including suspicious packages or envelopes. Revised August 2011 to combine previous protocols and screening tool into one document.
  • Suspicious Substance Protocol Presentation: Training presentation on Suspicious Substance Protocol.
  • Credentialing Card Development Guide: Guide for gathering base data and photos for credential cards for special teams