Office of Homeland Security

The mission of the Office of Homeland Security is to develop and maintain comprehensive emergency management programs through planning with federal, state and local official, and the private sector, to develop a coordinated safety and preparedness strategy; to protect life, property, and the environment from the effects of natural and man-made disasters, including terrorist acts and; to enhance the quality of life by receiving and processing 9-1-1 calls and dispatching Police, Sheriff, Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

 

Emergency Management

Under the Office of Homeland Security, the mission for the Office of Emergency Management is to coordinate and sustain homeland security and emergency management operations that effectively support, mitigate, protect against, prepare for, respond to and recover from natural, technological or manmade emergencies or disasters, including acts of terrorism.

 

Public Safety

Communications

9-1-1 Center

Public Safety Communiations is an internationally accredited 9-1-1 Center and our personnel are recognized for their professionalism, commitment to public safety, leadership and innovation. We are a public safety agency staffed with 190 civilian personnel working together as 9-1-1 call takers, law enforcement and fire/EMS dispatchers, trainers, supervisors, FOIA/MPIA processors, career development coordinators, administrators, managers, technical staff and radio communication specialists