The following guides assist preparing courts for emergencies, disasters and securing facilities.
| Arizona Supreme Court|
“Preparing for the Unthinkable: A Report to the Arizona Judicial Council.”
| The Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia Continuity of Operations Plan (2014)|
| Florida Supreme Court Working Group on Emergency Preparedness|
“Keep the Courts Open.”
March 2002. (permanent link)
| Louisiana District Judges Association|
“2006 Disaster Recovery Template.”
|25th Judicial Districts Court Parish of Plaquemines Continuity of Operations Plan (2017) |
|Michigan Trial Court Guidelines for Court Continuity of Operations Plan (2016) |
|The Supreme Court of Ohio Court Continuity of Operations (COOP) Program Guide (2009) |
NCSC Topic: Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery
NCSC Court Consulting Services (2007): A Comprehensive Emergency Management Program
If you would like additional help in undertaking COOP planning, please contact Principal Court Management Consultant Nathan Hall.