Emergency Response Division

Duties and Responsibilities

The Emergency Response Division provides the capability to:
  • Support the continuity of government
  • Coordinate emergency response to severe weather, disasters, medical emergencies, fires, rescues, animal control, and hazardous materials situations
  • Plan for, coordinate with, and support the State of Florida Emergency Management Team and the federal government during extreme emergencies throughout the State of Florida and the United States

How We Achieve This

The division develops plans, standard operating procedures, protocols, and policies to support emergency operations. The division conducts training, exercises, and critiques to support furthering the capabilities of the county’s emergency response teams.


The Emergency Response Division incorporates the following Departments:


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