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Michael Chertoff



    The way that emergency operations act under the law is the responsibility and the power, the authority, to order an evacuation rests with state and local officials. The federal government comes in and supports those officials.

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    It's important as we bring this system forward that we make sure supervisors are properly educated and trained in what it means to evaluate performance. . . . We have to assure people that we're going to have adequate feedback, that there's going to be a system of making [pay and performance] determinations that is fair and transparent.

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    To be sure sometimes we differ, ... but the point is not that one society values privacy more than the other ... but the application of those values.

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