Emergency Management Agency


Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our county.


  • Coordinate Emergency Management activities for Daviess County
  • Maintain and update the county's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, Hazards Vulnerability Analysis, and Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • Activate and staff the county Emergency Operations Center
  • Work with other county, city, town, departments, agencies, and task force elements to develop a variety of related emergency plans, procedures, and guidelines
  • Coordinate local, state, and federal government response and recovery operations during a major emergency or disaster
  • Maintain and operate the county's fixed-site and mobile Emergency Operations Center
  • Conduct community emergency and disaster education workshops
  • Monitor severe weather watches, warnings, and special statements issued by the National Weather Service and provide this information to other local government departments including public safety and public works agencies
  • Serve as staff support for the Daviess County Local Emergency Planning Committee for Hazardous Materials
  • Provide assistance and support to all public safety agencies, government entities, and private sector partners through planning, training, and exercising
  • Coordinate resource support to tactical response units and on-scene Incident Commanders
  • Provide Continuity of Operations Planning information and guidance