The Imperial Civil Public Safety System, (Latin: Systema Securitas Publica Civibilus Imperialis, shorthand Public Safety System, Safety System, or abbreviated as ICPSS or SSPCI) is a massive network of alarms used by the Roman Empire in case of natural disasters in peacetime, or incoming air raids in wartime. Essentially, the ICPSS in a city was activated when the need to evacuate the city arose.
Types of alarms usedEdit
1430 - 1600Edit
The Commoveantur alarm was invented in 1430 to signal the coming of earthquakes. However, since few areas in the Empire suffer from earthquakes regularly, most of the Commoveantur alarms had been decommissioned by 1600. However, after the Americae Septentrionalis Occidens (Alaska) quake in 1620, the Commoveanturs were rebuilt in many cities.
1700 - Present dayEdit
The Procursus alarm was invented in 1800 at the start of the Russo-Roman War. It was used to alert the public about air raids. However, some cities did not have Procursus alarms, so town hall bells could be rung. In Scotland, a sovereign protectorate of Rome, where neither were common, the warning was spread through word of mouth or by whistle.