Mission, Vision & Goals

Mission & Vision


To be a respected and effective leader in providing all aspects of a comprehensive emergency management program for the people of Maricopa County in order to protect lives, property and the environment in the event of a major emergency.

Program Goals

  • Develop and maintain county and local level emergency operations plans (EOPs) that meet or exceed mandated state and federal requirements.
  • Enhance emergency multi-agency communication and coordination.
  • Enhance public awareness efforts to broaden knowledge of risks, threats and protective measures.
  • Maintain and enhance an effective communications and warning system and enhance countywide command and control.