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Report online For non emergencies
Call 999 For emergency calls only
Call 999 For emergency calls only
Call 101 For all non emergencies
Call 101 For All non emergencies

The Unit (CCU) strives to ensure that the Constabulary, in conjunction with its partners, is prepared & capable of responding effectively to “Emergencies” (as defined by the Civil Contingencies Act 2004), by developing suitable contingency & business continuity arrangements in partnership with TPAs, responders, & all relevant departments & agencies. Preparedness is grounded in assessing & responding to hazards, deliberate threats, & consequences.
The Unit contributes to the effective management of unusual or major incident events in whatever context required.

Principle Partners

Internal External FORA
Chief Constable (Business Continuity Sponsor) North West Ambulance Service Cumbria Local Resilience Forum
ACC Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service Regional Resilience Forum
Territorial Policing Command British Transport Police Civil Contingencies Cross Border Forum
Communications Centre Civil Nuclear Constabulary  
Community Safety Cumbria County Council Resilience Unit  
Firearms Operations Unit Military bodies (via 42 Brigade)  
Operational Support Public Health England  
Crime Command Utilities  
  Clinical Commissioning Groups  
  HM Prison Service  
  Site Operators  
  Regional Government (DCLG RED)