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Updated: 7/31/2013 03:46:30 PM

Waukesha County

Department of Emergency Preparedness

Director: Gary Bell 

Communication Center
Phone: 262-446-5025
Fax: 262-548-7313
1621 Woodburn Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53188
 Gary Bell
Emergency Management
Phone: 262-548-7580
Fax: 262-548-7313
1621 Woodburn Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53188
William F. Stolte
Radio Services
Phone: 262-548-7600
Fax: 262-548-7855
2120 Davidson Road
Waukesha, WI 53188
Chris Petterson

What we do


The Department of Emergency Preparedness is comprised of three divisions: the Communication Center (the countywide 9-1-1 PSAP and dispatch center), Emergency Management and Radio Services.

Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Department of Emergency Preparedness to ensure that county and local governments have emergency response plans in place with information sharing capabilities to quickly respond to all types of disasters, personal safety and security situations.  The essence of the mission is to provide state of the art telecommunications and information technologies, so emergency personnel can provide the highest level of response possible.

Department Objectives:
  • Provide Comprehensive Customer Service
  • Innovate and Seek Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Manage Resources with Fiscal Prudence
  • Retain and Develop a High Quality Workforce