Citizens Corps

 

North Smithfield Citizen Corps - Mission
The North Smithfield Citizen Corps gives citizens living in the town of North Smithfield in Northern Rhode Island an organized way of volunteering with disaster preparedness, response and recovery organizations and homeland security agencies. This organizations works to prepare individuals, families, neighborhoods, schools and businesses for the next disaster and respond to emergencies that affect our communities.
 

North Smithfield  Citizen Corps - Vision
The vision of the North Smithfield  Citizen Corps and its affiliate organizations is to:
* Strengthen the town’s ability to prevent crime and terrorism and respond to emergencies.
* Help our community feel more prepared and secure.
* Build stronger coordination and collaboration between all the organizations and residents in Northern Rhode Island . These groups are dedicated to making communities a better place for all of our citizens and visitors.
* Enable citizens and organizations to respond to the President's request for a more coordinated approach to Homeland Security and service to the community.
 

North Smithfield Citizen Corps - Charter
* Encourage volunteer participation.
* Enhance emergency response capacity and capability.
* Create a menu of volunteer opportunities that support Citizen Corps objectives.
* Act as a coordinating arm between the public sector, private sector, volunteer and non-profit organizations engaged in public safety and
emergency response activities.
 

NORTH SMITHFIELD Citizen Corps - Organization
 Our organizational principles are to keep things simple, to build on what already exists and avoid duplication, to avoid any semblance of bureaucracy and to be inclusive.

NORTH SMITHFIELD OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY& EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

PETER E. BRANCONNIER, DIRECTOR
401-767-2206