Office of Emergency Services

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Responsibilities
The Wayne County Office of Emergency Services is made up of five primary functions of responsibility. These include Fire Marshal, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), E-911 Communications, and Security. These functions work together to develop and maintain a state of readiness in preparation for the potential threat and/or occurrence of any natural or man made incident/event that could adversely impact Wayne County.

The Office of Emergency Services is responsible for initiating and coordinating disaster and emergency preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation operations with the county. The office develops and maintains a wide variety of plans to include the Emergency Operations Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan as well as the development and coordination of Emergency Alert System (EAS) notifications for countywide distribution. During emergency situations, the Office of Emergency Services will establish, manage and maintain the Emergency Operations Center.

Through effective leadership in emergency planning, response, recovery, and mitigation, our staff is dedicated to the protection of life and property utilizing partnerships between local, state and federal agencies.
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