The Vernon Hills Police Department is one of 99 area law enforcement agencies to be a member of this highly valuable organization. Basically, NIPAS allows for the member agencies to assist a community in need by assigning some of its manpower and resources to an affected community as the situation will allow.
NIPAS has three main components:
- Mutual Aid
- Emergency Services Team
- Mobile Field Force
There's a great deal that you can learn about NIPAS, including its functions and
member agencies. The best way to do so is to visit the NIPAS web site.