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Mission Statement:  The Department leads the county level integrated emergency management program in order to minimize the loss of life and destruction of property as well as efficiently and effectively prepare for, respond to and recover from all hazard events.


Vision:  An accomplished and innovative leader in emergency management within the state recognized as ready, relevant, responsible, and resilient.


        -       Ready to respond to any event and recovery swiftly and efficiently

        -       Relevant to the needs of the community as well as the threats

        -       Responsible fiscally as well as to all stake holders, but especially the citizens

        -       Resilient in that the integrated emergency management program can sustain itself through events as well as personnel changes.