Emergency Services

Our Mission

The Department of Emergency Services strives to achieve and sustain core capabilities in support of emergency communications, preparedness, response and recovery initiatives. Our mission is to provide critical emergency services to our residents and visitors, which includes:

  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services in support of Volunteer EMS Response
  • Interoperable Radio Communications
  • Operation of the 911 Joint Communications Center
  • Public Education and Outreach
  • Special Operations / Hazardous Materials Incident Response

Our Community, Our Responsibility

As a Department, we will:

  • Strive to enhance the knowledge, preparedness and vigilance of the public, our employees and allied agencies through continued education, training and information sharing.
  • Increase the use of technology to provide improved readiness, warning, response and recovery from emergencies and disasters.
  • Foster cooperation between service providers, citizens and our department to achieve the common goal of protection of life and property.