• 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