public safety

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A department which has the primary goal of protecting the public and keeping them safe. Countries can have a public safety department as part of the government, as can states or even local governments. Colleges and other large organizations can also have public safety divisions. In many cases, a public safety division is comprised of individuals from many other organizations, including police, EMS, and public transportation officials.

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After several muggings and thefts of valuable electronics on campus, the school's public safety department organized a community meeting so they could inform everyone what is happening and answer any question people may have,
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You need to make sure that your workplace or factory are not doing anything endanger the public safety of the area.
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He was an expert at public safety, which is why he was a crossing guard and helped people cross the street on their way to school.
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