The mission of Emergency Management Services is to:
- Coordinates the efforts of all response agencies and departments in preparations for coping with all emergencies or disasters
- Satisfies the requirements for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery programs
- Save lives, reduce property damage, and protect the environment
Emergency Management Services also works closely with the County Rural Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Rural Volunteer Fire Districts, and the Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) in the surrounding towns.