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Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management


Deschutes County Sheriff's Office - Emergency Management

63333 Hwy 20W Bend, OR 97703

63333 Hwy 20W
OR 97703
  • Communications/outreach
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plans
  • Evacuation planning
  • Wildfire recovery
  • Wildfire risk assessment

The mission of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is proudly serving our community by delivering superior public safety and public service. Emergency Management is a function included within the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Special Services Unit. We use an all-hazard, countywide approach to minimize the impact of natural and human-caused incidents. We identify hazards; develop emergency, mitigation, and recovery plans; coordinate response activities, and train personnel. Deschutes County may be subject to a variety of natural and human-caused hazards and threats – wildfire being one of the more prominent. Many people and organizations are needed to promote emergency preparedness, respond to incidents, and plan for recovery should we experience a wildfire disaster. DCSO Emergency Management staff understand that relationships are the foundation of successful Emergency Management. We aim to create, deepen, and maintain meaningful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. We love to learn and look forward to interacting with FAC Learning Network members and affiliations in order to “help society live safely with fire”.