COG Forming Citizens Emergency Unit To Augment Homeland Security Efforts:
"By PAUL CHOINIERE
Day Staff Writer
Published on 10/31/2003
Local government officials may soon be asking what you can do for your country as a member of the Citizens Corps.
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments announced Thursday it is taking the first steps in forming a Citizens Corps/Community Emergency Response Team, part of the federal Department of Homeland Security strategy to better prepare for terrorist attacks or natural disasters."