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Line of Duty Funeral Planning Joe Dougherty Utah Division of Emergency Management Steve Sautter Unified Fire Authority/Salt Lake County Emergency Management


Sadly, we’ve done this before • • • • • •

Sgt. Derek Johnson, Draper, 2013 Sgt. Cory Wride, Utah County, 2014 Officer Doug Barney, Unified Police, 2016 Officer Cody Brotherson, West Valley, 2016 Trooper Eric Ellsworth, UHP, 2016 Firefighter Tyson Mason, SLC Fire, 2017


Considerations


A typical timeline • Notification – the clock starts • Media inquiries • PIO Association first contact


A typical timeline • The rush turns to a lull • Funeral planning goes into 5th gear • Media briefing


A typical timeline • Day before the funeral - Viewing • Day of the funeral • Afterward


Other Considerations • Family liaison • Program planning: Printing, speaker details and clergy contact • Gift receiving: Many gifts will come at the services • Out of state guests need a liaison • Ushers-PIOs/Youth Cadets


Other considerations: UDOT Traffic Management Division • UDOT Traffic Management Division Groups • Operations • Mobility • Traffic Signals • Traveler Information • ATMS Maintenance • ITS Deployment • • • • •

24/7/365 1200 Traffic Cameras 160 VMS Connectivity to 90%+ traffic signals Statewide coverage

24/7 CONTACT INFO: (801) 887-3700


UDOT’s Role in Providing Traveler Information • Pre-event • During the event • Following the event


How UDOT Can Help • To provide traveler information • Retiming traffic signals adjacent to procession routes to help with traffic congestion • UDOT Traffic app resources for event organizers


Other Considerations • Anniversaries • Fallen officer tributes and memorials • Future similar incidents (inside or outside of your agency


Other Considerations

Aaron Crim West Valley City Aaron.crim@wvc-ut.gov


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Line of Duty Funeral Planning Joe Dougherty Utah Division of Emergency Management jdougherty@utah.gov Steve Sautter Unified Fire Authority/Salt Lake County Emergency Management ssautter@unifiedfire.org

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Line of duty funeral planning 2017  

By Joe Dougherty Division of Emergency Management and Steve Sautter Salt Lake County Emergency Management

Line of duty funeral planning 2017  

By Joe Dougherty Division of Emergency Management and Steve Sautter Salt Lake County Emergency Management