To provide planning, training, resources, response, warning, coordination and information through communications to the public, elected officials and public safety agencies to assist them in preparing for, responding to and mitigating emergencies and disasters which affect the residents of Broome County.
The Office is comprised of four divisions:
Communications - administers the Broome County Emergency Dispatch/911 Center and NY- Alert emergency public notification system. Broome County has also contracted for an extensive study of our Public Safety Radio System.
Emergency Management - conducts hazard vulnerability studies, provides Disaster Planning and preparedness for response and recovery.
Emergency Medical Services - administers NYS certified emergency medical training programs. Plans for adequate delivery of emergency medical services and coordinates mutual aid among EMS providers.
Fire Prevention & Control - administers New York State Outreach Fire Training program, Broome County Fire Mutual Aid Plan, Hazardous Materials Response Team, Wildland Search & Rescue Team, Water Rescue and Dive Team, Firefighter Assist and Search Teams, and Fire Investigation Team.