Emergency Management

Captain Joe Babkiewicz oversees the Emergency Management and Training Division. The division consists of emergency response to a natural disaster or incident, Code Enforcement and Community Events. The Emergency Management is also responsible for the K-9 Program. 

In order for the Emergency Management Division to offer leadership and assistance during a natural disaster or major incident, they create operation plans beforehand for each natural or man-made disaster to mitigate the situation if it were to arise.

The Code Enforcement Officer ensures various Town ordinances are followed by all residents and business owners.

The department plans, manages and arranges more than 400 community events each year. To offering the venue, providing equipment and security detail, community events are a very important part of the department and Town.

The department's K-9 Program was developed in 2016 with two German Shepherds from Czechoslovakia. The two male Shepherds will be used for narcotics detection, tracking, building searches, suspect apprehension and handler protection scenarios. 

   

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