The mission of the Brigantine Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizens of the Brigantine; to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedy recovery of the city in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster.
OEM has the statutory responsibility to coordinate all city emergency response plans. OEM’s responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities , effectively mitigate disasters, public education, respond to all hazard emergency situations, protect the borough first responders, ensure continuity of government and business and to facilitate an effective recovery. OEM will coordinate with local, state and federal agencies as well as private entities to develop, maintain and implement the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).
OEM is prepared to activate an Emergency Operations Center during any major disaster to allow coordination of all support agencies to provide continuity of services to the public
Lieutenant Jim Bennett, Director 266-7600 extension 285
Fire Fighter Brian Fisher, Deputy 266-7600 extension 292
Mr. Ron Powell, Deputy 266-7600 extension 292
Mr. Edward Stinson, Deputy 266-7600 extension 292