Crisis or Disaster Records

Records that document the events and damages to Emory property due to storms, riots, fires, droughts, floods, and other events affecting staff, faculty, students, patients, guests, and facilities within the jurisdiction of Emory. File may include logs, reports, photographs, notes, correspondence, and other related records.


Public Safety


Police Department, Facilities Management

Retention Period

Retain for current year plus five years then dispose of.


O.C.G.A. 9-3-32

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008