Emergency Management

Oklahoma County's Emergency Management


Known as Oklahoma County Civil Defense until the name was changed in 1994 by Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners, the organization today has three full time employees and more than 20 trained volunteers.
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Staff & Volunteers


The organization's staff and volunteers are trained in damage assessment, severe storm spotting, public relations and other specialized skills useful during major emergencies and disasters not otherwise readily available to Oklahoma County jurisdictions.


Public Relations


The Public Relations Section provides speakers for talks with groups in Oklahoma County. They talk about how to protect you and your family from the threat of severe weather, hazardous materials, floods, earthquake, terrorism, nuclear attack, etc. If you have a scanner, you can listen to the Oklahoma County Storm Spotters network by programming VHF frequency 151.445.
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